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CIA Merit Awards
YEAR
NAME and COUNTRY
CONGRESS
1963 Hermann SCHITTENHELM (Germany) BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY
1964 Ernst BORGSTROM (Canada) TORONTO, CANADA
1965 Carmen ABELA (Malta) VALLETTA, MALTA
1972 Joe BIVIANO (USA)
Dr. Hans BUSCHER (Germany)
Charles CAMILLERI (Malta)
Emil CARRERA (France)
Carmen CARROZZA (USA)
Max CASTELLI (England)
Pietro DEIRO Jr. (USA)
Domingo DOGLIO (Venezuela)
Max FRANCY (France)
Anthony GALLA-RINI (USA)
Lari HOLZHAUER (USA)
Prof. Walter MAURER (Austria)
Prof. M. MÜLLER-BLATTAU (Germany)
Adolph OEHRLI (Switzerland)
A. Th. PINO (Netherlands)
Prof. Lech PUCHNOWSKI (Poland)
Dr. Ladislav VACHULKA (CSSR)
Charles VANHOVE (Belgium)
ZEIST, NETHERLANDS
1973 Dr. Armin FETT (Germany)
Francis WRIGHT (United Kingdom)
VICHY, FRANCE
1975 Jim J. BLACK (United Kingdom) HELSINKI, FINLAND
1977 Richeard EDMUNDS (Canada) EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS
1979 Prof. Hubert KICKEN (Netherlands) VIENNA, AUSTRIA
1979 André ASTIER (France) CANNES, FRANCE
1981 Allan JONES (New Zealand) KANSAS CITY, USA
1982 Walter BILGER (Germany)
Emil BÖTTCHER (Germany)
Dr. Karl Albrecht MAJER (Austria)
HAMBURG, GERMANY
1985 Eugene ETTORE (USA) PARIS, FRANCE
1986 WARSAW ACCORDION QUINTET (Poland)
Dr. Stanislaw MALEWSKI (Poland)
BIALYSTOK, POLAND
1988 Charles MAGNANTE (USA) TROSSINGEN, GERMANY
1991 Dietmar WALTHER (Germany) WIESBADEN, GERMANY
1992 Dr. Willard PALMER (USA)
Myron FLOREN (USA)
VIENNESE ACCORDION ENSEMBLE (Austria)
TROSSINGEN, GERMANY
1994 Maddalena BELFIORE (USA) MUNSTER, FRANCE
1995 Eddie HARRIS (England)
Joan SOMMERS (USA)
Mogens ELLEGAARD (Denmark)
WIESBADEN, GERMANY
1995 Nils FLACKE, (Sweden) AVESTA, SWEDEN
1996 Elsie BENNETT (USA)
Arlene BODDICKER (USA)
Lasse PIHLAJAMA (Finland)
DUNAJSKA STREDA, SLOVAKIA
1997 Sylvia ZOBEK (Austria) REINACH, SWITZERLAND
1998 Gerald BODDICKER (USA)
Karl PUKARA (Canada)
NIJMEGEN, NETHERLANDS
2000 Faithe DEFFNER (USA)
Radomir TOMIC (Yugoslavia)
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
2001 UMKC Accordion Orchestra (USA)
Jack EMBLOW (United Kingdom)
Ove HAHN (Sweden)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
2002 Sergei KOLOBKOV (Russia)
Vladimir BESFAMILNOV (Ukraine)
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
2003 Anatoli KUSJAKOV (Russia) HELSINKI, FINLAND
2003 Christine ADAMS (New Zealand)
Jacques MORNET (France)
Dr. William SCHIMMEL (USA)
STUROVO, SLOVAKIA
ESZTERGOM, HUNGARY
2004 Yvette HORNER (France)
Paul MARCHETTI (France)
Viatcheslav SEMIONOV (Russia)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
2005 Ulrich SCHMULLING (Germany)
Peter ANDERS (Denmark)
Tania LUKIC-MARX (Australia)
Peter FREY (Switzerland)
Paolo PICCHIO (Italy)
Zoran RAKIC (Serbia & Montenegro)
Voislava VUKOVIC-TERZIC (Serbia & Montenegro)
Nguyen XUAN TU (Vietnam)
DEN HELDER, NETHERLANDS
2006 Arnold KUTZLI (Germany)
Tibor RACZ (Slovakia)
IKAALINEN, FINLAND
2007 Harley JONES (New Zealand)
Vjera ODAK-JEMBRIH (Croatia)
NAGIGIA ISLAND, FIJI
2008 Friedrich LIPS (Russia)
Manfred GÄBLER (Germany)
SKOPJE, MACEDONIA
2009 Alfred RENNER (Denmark)
Milana BARAČKOV-MALENICA (Serbia)
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
2009 Kevin FRIEDRICH (New Zealand) AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
2009

Fritz DOBLER (Germany)
Yuri Ivanovich KASAKOV (Russia)
Luu Quang MINH (Vietnam)

ARRASATE, SPAIN
2011 Ikutaro KAKEHASHI (Japan)
Ziqiang ZHANG (China)
Timo SUOMI (Finland)
Anatoly Vladimirovitch BELYAYEV (Russia)
IKAALINEN, FINLAND
2012 Matti RANTANEN (Finland) MIESBACH, GERMANY
2012 Vladimir ZUBITSKY (Russia) SPOLETO, ITALY
2013 Joseph PETRIC (Canada)
Miljan BJELETIC (Serbia)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA
2014 Luigi Brutti (Italy)
Herbert Scheibenreif (Austria)
EASTERN SARAJEVO,
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
2015 Vincenzo CANALI (Italy)
Alexander SKLYAROV (Russia)
PARIS, FRANCE
2016 Prof. Jürgen LÖCHTER (Germany)
Yuri SHISHKIN (Russia)
CALABRIA, ITALY
2017 Zorica KARAKUTOVSKA (Macedonia)
Mika VÄYRYNEN (Finland)
NÜRNBERG, GERMANY
(held in December 2016)

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