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8th International Piano Competition "Europe - Asia"
Orsk, 14-18 June 2016
8th International Piano Competition "EUROPE - ASIA" is organized and sponsored by:
Our idea is to create a new forum for transnational communication of the art of piano and its various schools and traditions.
Terms of Competition
The Competition is for piano solo only. There are seven age categories. The participant's age is as of 14 June 2016.
Participants from age categories Junior - D are allowed to take part in senior categories excluding E and F. Competitors can participate in one category only.
16 - 19 years
1st round: up to 25 mins maximum
2nd round: up to 35 mins maximum
20 - 30 years
1st round: up to 30 mins maximum
2nd round: up to 45 mins maximum
Participation application forms
Attention! The deadline for sending the application form is may 15 2016.Forms for email
Write all data in the application form. Send it by email (attachement). In a subject of the letter write "Europe-Asia" and yours a name and a surname.
Send the participation form to:
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Instruments will be provided for rehearsals during the Competition.
The Participant has to present his passport or ID, copies or originals of the pieces he is going to perform before performance.
All winners of first prizes play at the final winner gala concert. If a participant refuses to play at the gala concert without any reasonable cause, his prize will be withdrawn and his diploma will be annulated. The program of the gala concert will be decided by the jury.
All recording and broadcasting rights of audio or video material taken during the Competition and the Gala concert belong to the Organization Committee.
Prizes and awards
100 points - Grand prix (1st absolute prize)
Note: If the level of performance becomes obvious or a competitor exceeds the time limit, the Jury reserves itself the right to stop the performance.
Money renumeration is given to the first absolute prize (grand prix) winners only.
Category Junior - $100
The prizes are paid in Rbl according to the exchange rate of The Central Bank of Russia and underlie federal taxes.
The Jury can award a special diploma to participants in categories A, B, C and D who did not win any prizes.
Participants in category E and F who were admitted to the 2nd round, but did not get any prizes, receive a diploma.
Jury decisions are final and not subject to change.
President of competition
Sara Asabaeva, The Republic of Kazakhstan - Director of piano faculty of Kazakh National University of Arts (Astana), Professor
Irina Gabrielova, Russia - Teacher of Moscow Frederic Chopin College of Music Performing
Sergey Orlov, Russia - Professor at Rostropovich Arts Institute of Orenburg
Major of Orsk - Sergey Sucharev By plane: By train: