Please note: These are the 2017 competition rules and regulations. We are currently working on the 2018 regulations, which will be published shortly. Thank you for your understanding!
§ 2 Venue, Time
Pörtschach and Velden am Wörthersee, Carinthia, Austria.
Start of the competition: Saturday, September 2, 2017
Prize winners' concert: Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 5pm for all prize-winners
No prize can be awarded without participating in the prize winners' concert.
Due to the tight time schedule for the prize winners' concert, only the winners of the first and second prizes will be entitled to perform.
The prize winners' concert follows - in a broad sense - the common theme folk music (dance music). Please prepare an attractive piece with a maximum duration of 4-5 minutes for the prize winners' concert following the common theme folk music (dance music), if possible in connection with your home.
The following compositions and composers should give you some ideas, they are not meant as restrictions or rules. We look forward to hearing your own choices!
F. Chopin (Mazurkas), A. Dvorak (Slavonic Dances), G. Kreisler, P. de Sarasate, H. Sitt, A. Borodin, J. Hubay, M. Ravel, A. Glazunov. H. Wieniawski, J. Achron, O. Musin, S. Rachmaninoff, etc.
Of course you may also choose from the competition programme, e.g. a folk song from your home, Brahms Volkslieder, Brahms Hungarian Dances, Zimbalist Sarasateana or similar.