International Piano Accordion Competition
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General Eligibility - International Piano Accordion Competition, 2003
  • There is no limit of numbers of candidates from each country.
  • Candidates up to 32 years of age are allowed to enter the competition - year of birth: born 1971 or later. All entries must include a copy of birth certificate of the candidate.
  • For full eligibility, please see General Information and Conditions
  • Entries Close: August 20, 2003
Candidates Programme - International Piano Accordion Competition, 2003

Own Choice Programme
  • OWN CHOICE PROGRAMME ONLY consisting of three (3) or more pieces of different styles, characters and composers.
  • Competitors must present themselves as artists to an audience; presentation, dress and stage-craft all being important.
  • Playingtime: minimum 15 minutes to maximum 20 minutes playing. Failure to observe minimum or maximum playing time will result in a mark penalty by the jury.
Prizes and Awards - International Piano Accordion Competition, 2003
  • All candidates shall receive a Diploma of participation
  • 1st Prize: Concert Tour to Auckland - New Zealand, Sydney - Australia, Bratislava - Slovakia and Budapest - Hungary. 2nd: SKK 13,000, 3rd: SKK 10,000
    (First Prize Concert Tour to New Zealand/Australia to perform as Guest Artist at the 2004 South Pacific Accordion Championships in Auckland, New Zealand and at the 2004 Australian International Accordion Championships in Sydney, Australia. Concert Tour to Slovakia/Hungary to perform in Bratislava, Slovakia and Budapest, Hungary in 2004 and will include Radio and TV appearances.)
  • National member associations are requested to offer concerts or a tour for the 1st Prize Winners.
  • All winners must be present in person at the awards ceremony in appropriate attire. In case of absence, the prize may be accepted by a delegate of their country. Diplomas will be mailed by the Secretariat.

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