Sunday 23rd September Daily Report
of well known accordion identities, performers and contestants
|All results listed on the Results page.|
|Sunday is the final day of the international competition and festival of Castelfidardo including the Final Concert and Prize Giving.
A visit from the twin city Klingenthal by Mayor and Mayoress Enrico Bràunig pictured below with city officials
including the Mayor of Castelfidardo Mirco Soprani.
|Wonderful weather encouraged many visitors to the city of Castelfidardo to listen to wonderful
accordion music by accordionists from Italy and around the world.
|Moreno Patarini, Luciano Menghini, Mirco Patarini||Saria Convertini and Giancarlo Borsini|
|official photographer of Castelfidardo NISI with Beniamino Bugiolacchi, for once NOT in service!||Federica and Illaria from Strumenti & Musica|
|Some entertainment music from scottish accordionists - Gary Blair Group|
|Seamus||Gary Blair Group with Fausto Fabi|
|Visiting from the UK is event organiser Heather Smith and several of English friends.||Saria Convertini and friend.|
|Angelo from Salerno and Fabio/Morena from Frosinone||Federico from Frosinone|
|Two young diatonic||performers.|
|Nisi and his wife relaxing on Sunday morning.||Mikko Makkonen and father Peter (Finland). Mikko won 3rd place in Category B, 15 years and under category and had come to watch Category D.|
Jury for Category D: Sergey Voitenko (Russia), Elwira Sliwkiewicz-Cisak (Poland), Mirjana Petercol (Croatia/Germany),
|Elena, Manager for Sergey Voitenko taking photos.||St Petersburg artist and teacher Prof. Alexander Dmitriev with student Arkadij Schkvorov (4th place Category C), his mother Larisa and student Stepan Armasar (3rd place Category A).|
|Emanuele Storti was in charge of the Category D competition venue making very clear announcements and keeping the event moving along..||First to play in Category D, 2nd round was Dino Suljkovich (Serbia). This is for classical performance, any age.|
|Nebojsa Acimovic (Serbia)||Nikolai Bolotin (Russia)|
|Giuseppe Grosso (Italy)||Lei Guan (China)|
|Milo Katanic (Serbia)||Aleksandr Kolomitcev (Russia) finished of the competition with the most popular clap of the day. He was also judged by the jury as the first place getter.|
Prize Giving and Final Concert
|Roman Jbanov of the Paris Moscou Duo and Holda Paoletti-Kampl.||Always smiling Laura of Ideazione showing
Roberto Ottavianelli of Bugari Accordions to his reserved seat..
|Maria Ternavskaya (Russia), Francesca Pigini, Romano Viazzani (UK) and Annemarieke van de Ploeg (Netherlands) before the concert.|
|The concert was opened.||The Mayor of Klingenthal, sister city of Castelfidardo, presented the Special Awards from Klingenthal City for Category I to the Siberian Duet of Bayan (Russia).|
Holda Paoletti-Kampl translating the speech of the Mayor of Klingenthal, bringing good wishes from Klingenthal.
|Maria Ternavskaya and Aldo Belmonti.|
|Official Festival Photographer NISI is surprised to be the one photographed here!!!.||Long time festival photographer, his excellent photos have been the basis of more than one historic photographic display.|
|Category A 12 years and under classical solo winner, Natalia Kowalska (Poland)||being presented the 1st prize trophy by Castelfidardo City official for Tourism and Youth, Tania Belvederesi.|
|Winner of “Rassegna Juniores” Alex Bascelli||Winner of “Rassegna Seniores” Federico Conte|
|Krzystof Bondar of Poland won Category B, up to 15 years of age.||Presentation Krzystof Bondar by Aldo Belmonti,
President of the Pro Loco.
|Category E winners, Olga Ivashina and Evgeny Listunov Duo (Russia)||performed and then were presented the trophy and diploma by Festival Artistic Director Paolo Picchio|
|and here presented the Accordions Worldwide award by Holda Paoletti-Kampl.||Jianan Tian (China) was the only contestant to win two categories.|
|She was the Category C (up to 18 years solo classical) winner here presented by Jury President Claudio Jacomucci.||Jianan Tian also won the light entertainment winner for the Light Music Section Category G (up to 18 years solo).|
|Category D, accordion solo, any age was won by||Aleksandr Kolomittzev (Russia), first prize being presented by Castefidardo official for Tourism and Youth, Tania Belvederesi.|
|Presentation by the Mayor of Castelfidardo Mirco Soprani - for third place winner for the Premio solo category Grigory Seredin (Russia).||Second place winner of the Premio solo category
was Angelo Miele (Italy).
|First place winner of the Premio solo category was Xu Xiaonan (China)||and here Castelfidardo Mayor Mirco Soprani presents the 1st place trophy.|
|Xu Xiaonan receiving the Accordions Worldwide Award
from Founder Harley Jones.
|Massimo Pigini of the Pigini Accordion Factory who manufactured the two accordions of Jianan Tian, with Festival Artistic Director Paolo Picchio and the two diploma won by Jianan Tian.|
|A few of the prize winners having a photo together.
Jianan Tian, Xu Xiaonan, Aleksandr Kolomittzev, Alex Bascelli, Federico Conte.
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