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Ministry Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic
and Statutory city of Usti nad Labem

proclaim the 53rd annual international piano competition
Virtuosi per musica di pianoforte
 on November 18—20, 2020

Contestants compete in four categories

Category I contestants up to 9 years of age

Category II contestants 10 and 11 years old

 Category III – contestants 12 and 13 years old

Category IV  contestants 14 and 15 years old

 
The decisive factor for placement in the category is the competitor´s age on the day of the Competition’s first round.


 The deadline for applications is October 10, 2020


Up-to-date information can be found on the website within 10 days after the application deadline.

 



COMPETITON

I. category - the contestants compete only in one round in the timeout 4 - 8 minutes
The contestants will present a composition or compositions

from the period the Baroque to the Classicism and a composition or compositions
from Romantic period to the compositions of contemporary authors 



 II. category - the contestants compete in two rounds, timeout for each round is 5 - 7 minutes
In the first round the contestants will present a composition or compositions

dating back to the period between the Baroque to the Classicism.
In the second round the contestants will present a composition or compositions
from the Romantic period to the compositions of contemporary authors.



III. category - the contestants compete in two rounds, timeout for each round is 6 - 8 minutes
In the first round the contestants will present a composition or compositions

dating back to the period between the Baroque to the Classicism.
In the second round the contestants will present a composition or compositions
from the Romantic period to the compositions of contemporary authors.



IV. category - the contestants compete in two rounds, timeout for each round is 7 - 9 minutes
In the first round the contestants will present a composition or compositions

dating back to the period between the Baroque to the Classicism.
In the second round the contestants will present a composition or compositions
from the Romantic period to the compositions of contemporary authors.




Changes in the competition program are permitted and must be announced at the venue of the competition
at least one hour before the competitor’s performance.


The order of the performances (contestants) of the first round shall be determined
by the drawing by the chairman of the international jury at a public ceremony on the eve of the competition.


More information about the competition can you read in the chapter "About Virtuosi",
here you will find the Statute of the competition, Competition Rules, Jury Rules". 



    

  
Prizes

 Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category
 The jury may award honorable mentions

 Special awards:
 Prize for the most successful teacher of the CZ
 Prize for the most successful competitor in the CZ
 Prize of the Mayor of the City of Usti nad Labem
 The prize for the youngest participant
 
 The jury has the option to award additional special  prizes

 

The main prize for the ultimate winner
30. 000 CZK

That amount is taxable


1st place in all categories–things prizes
Special prizes-Recording equipment, camera, music..



                                         
         
You will pay the competition fee € 60 in cash at registration              

  1. Postal money order

  ZUŠ Evy Randové

  W. Churchill street No. 4
  400 11 Ústí nad Labem
  Czech Republic

  Message for recipient: November 18—20, 2020


  Competition fee can not be paid by a cheque
  Competition fee can not be paid on the spot
  The competition fee is not refundable

 
  2. Bank transfer

 
Československá obchodní banka

  Account number: 259564382
  The code of this bank: 0300

  Variable symbol: date of Birth (DDMMYYYY)
  IBAN: CZ94 0300 0000 0002 5956 4382
  SWIFT COD: CEKOCZPP (BIC)
  Message for recipient: First and Surname of the contestant
  Recipient - Základní umělecká škola Evy Randové
   
            You pay the competition fee
            until September 20, 2020

 

      
                                                                Accommodation 
                                                                                                                                                                                                           
                               

 
 Clarion Congress Hotel
Ústí nad Labem ****
 November 16-21, 2020 (5 nights)

 single room    € 46  (15 rooms)
 double room   € 54  (15 rooms)
 triple room      € 74   (5 rooms)


 Prices are per 1 night including breakfast buffet.

 Accommodation and Meals will be paid by the participants.                                         
 
 Note:  
 You may booking two separate beds or doublebed.
   
 BENADA Restaurant at Clarion Hotel
 will offer Special  menu with a favorable price
 for the competitor and their company.   
   

 
 Comfort Hotel Ústí nad Labem City ***
 
 November 18-21, 2020 (3 nights)

 single room     € 43   (15 rooms)
 double room    € 50   (20 rooms)
 triple room       € 69    (5 rooms)

 Prices are per 1 night including breakfast buffet.

 Accommodation and Meals will be paid by the  participants.   
 

 Note:  
 You may booking two separate beds or doublebed.
                                                                     

 
               IMPORTANT NOTICE: Comfort hotel
Ústí nad Labem City EKONOMY is not available this year.

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