3rd Budapest International Guitar festival &  Competition

September – October of 2021

The main patron of the Festival is JÁNOS ÁDER, President of the Republic of Hungary

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

The 3rd Budapest International Guitar Competition will be held online in the autumn, September – October of 2021 due to the pandemic situation.

The competition is open to young artists from any country born after January 1, 1986.

PROGRAM OF THE COMPETITION

Round 1

  1. One piece of the competitors’ choice from the Baroque

     (One or more movements from a cyclical piece.)

  1. Free chosen work(s)

Total playtime: 15’-20’

Submission deadline of the video: Sunday, 19 September 2021, 24:00

The recording must not contain any edits!

The video must be filmed in such a way that a poster (PDF will be sent by us after registration) with the Budapest International Guitar Competition logo can be seen.

Round 2

Freely chosen programme from at least two different musical eras

Total playtime: 15’ – 20’

Submission deadline of the video: Friday, 15 October 2021, 24:00

The recording must not contain any edits!

The video must be filmed in such a way that a poster (PDF will be sent by us after registration) with the Budapest International Guitar Competition logo can be seen.

Final

  1. One complete (classic/romantic/20th century/contemporary) sonata
  2. Free chosen work(s)

Total playtime: 25’ – 30’

Submission deadline of the video: Friday, 29 October 2021, 24:00

The recording must not contain any edits!

The video must be filmed in such a way that a poster (PDF will be sent by us after registration) with the Budapest International Guitar Competition logo can be seen.

The entire program must be perform by heart.

Application

Please complete and submit the online application form at www.budapestguitar.com by September 10, 2021.
Please attach the following attachments to the application form:

a / short professional biography
b / copy of identity card / passport
c / Photograph not older than one year (sent electronically with a resolution of at least 300dpi)
d / a postal order confirming the payment of the application fee, or a copy thereof

The application fee: HUF 20,000, which we ask you to transfer to the following bank account:

OTP Bank Nyrt.
Eötvös Music Foundation
Bank account: 11742111-20062297-00000000

The application can only be considered valid after the application fee has been paid and confirmed.
The application fee will not be refunded in case of withdrawal.
Competitors will be notified by email that their entry has been accepted.

CONDUCT OF THE COMPETITION

  1. The competition will be held online by video.
  2. Contest programs must be uploaded to the YouTube channel on a round-by-round basis. The exact parameters will be communicated to the applicants in the confirmation e-mail.
  3. The competition consists of three rounds: quarter-final, semi-final and final.
  4. Prizes may be shared by the jury and can be withheld.
  5. Competitors exceeding the time limit will be deducted points.
  6. The competitor may change the program submitted and controlled by the organizers only after prior consultation and permission with the Organizers, which must be in accordance with the contents of the announcement.
  7. Award winners may not claim any honorarium for their contribution or for the further use of their video recordings.

COMPETITION SECRETARIAT

All further information is available:
Tamás SZARKA coordinator
Phone: +36 20 477-1302
email: [email protected]