Event description

International Festival-Competition of Instrumental Music is the best place to show your talent on the core of music.

The festival will be held on the territory of Spain, on the famous and one of the most visited coast of the country – Costa Brava.

International Festival-Competition of Instrumental Music is a real marathon of music instrumental, a cultural event demonstrating various work achievements, where all participants will be able to show their skills, abilities and talents.The purpose of this Festival-Competition is the coming together of participants and to get to know different cultures and types of creativity.

Collectives, groups and soloists from art schools, academies, studios, clubs, etc. are allowed to take part in this Festival-Competition.

There is now age limit.

Purpose and primary Goals of Festival
  • presentation of the achievements of each musical collectives, groups and soloists from different countries
  • creation of atmosphere and environment for professional networking, partnerships and joint creative projects
  • stimulation of creative and talented people in the field of music
  • encouragement of individual and joint creativity
  • productive exchange of artistic experience
  • raising public awareness of the art of music
  • professional development of management teams
Competition performers

Creative collectives and separate executors without age restrictions can perform.

  • Orchestras and ensembles
  • String instruments
  • Keyboard instruments
  • Wind instruments
  • Percussion instruments
  • Folk instruments
Age Categories
  • less than 9 years
  • 10 – 14 years
  • 15 – 20 years
  • 21 and more years
  • Mixed ages
Conditions of participation in festival

For the competition, the participants must prepare two acts or compositions.

The length of the performance: Soloists – no more than 2 min; Groups – no more than 4 minutes each

The Organising Committee reserves the right to use and distribute audios, recordings, prints and other sorts of production produced during the competition period.

The group leaders bear full responsibility for the members of the group during the festival and free time.

The group leaders bear full responsibility for the members of the group during the festival and free time.

Festival jury

The organizational committee of the competition chooses the members of the international jury.

The jury rates the performances of the competition by voting secretly on a scale of one to ten.

The main evaluation criteria judges on the executive level and skill.

Prizes and awards of the festival

The participants of the competition are given the following title:

  • Grand Prix possessor
  • 1st degree winner
  • 2nd degree winner
  • 3rd degree winner
  • Award winner
  • Participant of the competition

Winners of the competition are awarded with corresponding certificates, confirming the title.

All participants will be awarded with diplomas of international standard.

Leaders and supporters of the participants will be awarded official Thank you letters from the Festival Organising Committee.

Sponsors have the right to set up additional prizes and awards independently from the rewarding jury.

According to the results of the competition, the winners of the Grand Prix will be defined (from all nominations).

The score rating system means that regardless of the number of participants in any category, each of them will be evaluated by the jury on the quality of his performance, without comparing one with the other participants.

In the absence of worthy contenders for the Grand Prix or other prizes, those will simply not not be awarded.

Since it is a score evaluation system, according to the results of the competition day, prizes may be duplicated.

The jury’s decision is final and can not be changed.

Main evaluation criteria
  • Performance skills, stage presence and technicality
  • Compositional structure of performance
  • Artistry, disclosure of the artistic image, scenic culture
  • Level of difficulty of executive performance (dynamics, emotions)
  • Compliance with the performance capabilities of the repertoire and artists age category
  • Artistry, facial expressions, disclosure of the artistic image
  • Creative individuality (for soloists)
  • Originality of the performance
  • DAY 1 – Arrival in Barcelona. Transfer to Costa Brava, where the Festival will be conducted. Accommodation in hotel, relax and depending on the arrival time, meeting with festival organisers, getting to know the festival program and presentation of the excursion program

  • DAY 2 – Breakfast. Visit of bazaar of the town. Rehearsal. In the evening – Festival opening, Contest Day

  • DAY 3 – Breakfast. Excursion to beautiful and historical capital of Catalonia – Barcelona (for additional payment). Dinner.

  • DAY 4 – Breakfast. Excursion to the sacred Monastery Montserrat (a unique natural reserve, the most important religious center of Catalonia – for additional payment)

  • DAY 5 – Breakfast. Rehearsal. Free time, Gala Concert, rewarding the participants. Dinner.

  • DAY 6 – Breakfast. Departure (Room Check-out till 10am). Transfer to airport.

The program can be changed.

All excursions on request and for an additional payment.

  • Accommodation in 3/4 room – 215 euro/person (additional day – 30 euro/person)
  • Accommodation in double room – 235 euro/person (additional day – 35 euro/person)
  • Accommodation in single room – 300 euro/person (additional day – 50 euro/person)

Groups of 25 persons: One group leader free of charge!

Additional payment for participants:
  • Solists: 50€
  • Duets, small groups (3-5 people): 20€/person
  • Participation in additional category – 10€/person
All participants and guests will be provided with:
  • Stay in a 3 stars hotel in double-, triple- or quadruple rooms. The hotel is located 60 km from Barcelona Airport and 35 km from Girona Airport. It is located in the city centre, 800 meters from a beach
  • 3x food service per day (Drinks can be ordered for an additional payment).
  • Prizes and gifts
  • International Diplomas
  • Diplomas and gifts from the city
  • An official invitation
  • Groups of 25 persons: One group leader free of charge!
  • Opportunity to visit the best places in Costa Brava (a big spectrum of excursions is offered for an additional payment)

Attention: The price doesn’t include tourist tax!
The tourist tax has to be paid to the hotel at the checkin. The price is 0,50€/ person/ night. This is only for people who are 17 years old and older.

Additional payments
  • Visa
  • Medical insurance
  • Transport charges
  • Transfer Barcelona/ Girona Airport – hotel – Barcelona/ Girona Airport. If you wish, we can arrange a transfer for an additional payment. Participants arriving separately should pay separately
  • • Tourist Tax. 0,50€/ person/ night. Only for people who are 17 years old and older.
For an additional payment, excursions can be organized:
  • 4 hours on a sailing catamaran ‘Sensation’ (includes food and drinks + swimming in a wild bay)
  • Excursion to Barcelona + musical fountains
  • Excursion to the Montserrat monastery
  • Knights tournament at the 18th century medieval castle
  • Show Flamenco ‘Noche Espanyola’
  • Theme park ‘Port Aventura’
  • Excursion to Girona and famous Dali Museum

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