Competition 2021

After 32 years in the region of Dalarna the competition has moved to Gothenburg. The 33rd competition will be held at the main stage of Gothenburg Opera House. Up to 51 competitors from the Nordic and Baltic countries will compete in the semifinal.

The international jury will select 15 students to compete in the grand finale. The grand finale will be held at a public Gala Performance with guest artists. All semifinalists that did not made it to the grand finale will participate in a grand defile at the gala performance. The Gala will be professionally recorded and shared public online.


Sunday June 13th – Arrival day

Monday June 14th – Semifinal, part 1

Thuesday June 15th – Semifinal, part 2

Wednesday June 16th – Grand Finale 

Thursday June 17th – Feedback and departure day 

A detail schedule can be find under Documents and Forms



The organizer for the National Selection has to register the selected students with the “PDN Registration Form” that can be downloaded from Dokuments and forms

The organizer can on top of submitting the number of competitors given their country also submit the same number of reserves. The reserves have to be ranked in which order they would be relevant to replace a competitor.

The students cannot register themselves.

The registration form has to be submitted at latest by April 26th.

Registration Fee

There has to be a registration fee paid for each submitted competitor. The registration fee includes local bus tickets, lunch, dinner and snacks for the competitors.

PDN will send an invoice to the school of the competitor after receiving the registration. The invoice can be sent to an individual if this has been stated at the registration.

The registration fee is 1250 SEK / competitor


There are pre-booked hotel rooms at Hotel First G to a special deal. The hotel is located only 5 minutes walk from the Opera House.

Single bedroom 690 SEK / night
Double bedroom 790 SEK / night
Three bedroom 990 SEK / night
Four bedroom 1190 SEK / night

Reservations must be made directly through the hotel, and can only be done by phone +46 31 637 200.

At reservation tell the hotel that you are part of Prix du Nord to receive the special deal. The hotel can be booked between February 1st and April 30th.

Both competitors, teachers and family members can book the special deal above. Breakfast is included.

Competition Teacher

During the competition an independent guest teacher will give all ballet classes all days. There will still be classes for those competitors that don’t make it to the grand finale.

The competition teacher will be announced here later.