This years festival again features the Twents Gitaarfestival Competition.
This competition is meant for conservatory students and professional guitarists and will be held as a video competition this year.
This competition is held throughout several days:
- 1st round: Sunday May 2nd
- final: Saturday May 15th
Participants for the competition will be admitted in order of registration. A maximum of five participants will advance to the finals.
- first round: 10-12 minutes – program of free choice
- final round: 30 minutes – program of free choice, containing at least 2 different style periods, the pieces of the 1ste round may be featured in the programme of the final round
Please read the official regulations of the competition.
The jury will consist of several renowned European guitarists and classical musicians.
- 1st prize: € 1000,-
- 2nd prize: € 500,-
The winner will receive the title EuroStrings Artist and may participate in the EuroStrings Exchange Program. Throughout this program you may participate in a concert tour to different EuroStrings festivals and you can take the challenge to compete with other winners of the EuroStrings Festivals during the EuroStrings Competition. The winner of the EuroStrings Competition will receive a prize of € 5,000 and gets the offer for one or more concerts in the USA, organized by the Guitar Foundation of America and in China, organized by the Altamira Guitar Foundation and Opus 119.