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The competition will be held in Orbetello, Tuscany, Italy on 4-5 May 2019 in the Auditorium, Piazza della Repubblica 1, Historical center of the City, and is open to piano soloists with any nationality.

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Categories will be as follows:
Cat. A up to 10 years old (candidates who haven’t turned 11 at the date of 6th May 2019)
Cat. B from 11 to 13 years old (candidates who haven’t turned 14 at the date of 6th May 2019)

CAT C IS COMPLETE! Thank you very much for your interest! Application is still possibile for the A,B,C categories and for the master Competition!

Cat. C from 14 to 16 years old (candidates who haven’t turned 17 at the date of 6th May 2019)

CAT D IS COMPLETE! Thank you very much for your interest! Application is still possibile for the A,B,C categories and for the master Competition!

Cat. D from 17 to 20 years old (candidates who haven’t turned 21 at the date of 6th May 2019)

Program (one round – free repertoire)

Cat. A maximum 8 minutes
First prize €150, second prize €80, third prize Honour mention
Application fee: €50

Cat. B maximum 12 minutes
First prize €300, second prize €100, third prize Honour mention
Application fee: €60

Cat. C maximum 15 minutes
First prize €500, second prize €250. third prize €150
Application fee €70

Cat. D maximum 20 minutes
First prize €1000, second prize €500, third prize €250
Application fee €85

Maximum 20 candidates will be admitted for every category in order of application.
Order of performance will be alphabetical.

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First prize of each category will be not divided.
It will be possible to share second and third prize, dividing also the economic prizes

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No competitor will be admitted who has studied in the last two years with a jury member: each juror will sign a relevant declaration about the contestans. The jury’s decision is final.

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The winners’ names will be announced and official prize-giving ceremony held during the final concert.

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By applying to the competition you accept all the articles included into this notice. In the case of any demonstration, the Italian text of this regulation will be worthy.

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Application can be done through the online application form at the page APPLICATION, within 5th April 2019 and all the folowing documents should be sent:
1) ID card or passport copy
2) 1 artistic photo (for the booklet)
3) 1 small cv declaring the name of the teachers and school
4) copy of the bank transfer (bank commission to be paid by the contestant)

On bank account: IBAN IT22B0885172320000000200626 banca TEMA Terre Etrusche e di Maremma- Credito Cooperativo – Società Cooperativa
Bic Swift Code: ICRAITRRNN0
Associazione Culturale “Kaletra contemporanea”
Via calatafimi 2, 58015 Orbetello GR

EMAIL ADDRESS FOR INQUIRIES AND INFORMATION:
[email protected]
A confirmation email will be sent after receiving all the documents.

No application will be accepted if we dont’ receive the required documents.

The application fee can be refunded to the contestant only in the case the competition is cancelled by the organization or in the case it’s not possible for us to accept the application. In this case, we will promptly send back the money.

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Final concert.
The first prize of each category will perform in the final concert on Sunday May 5th at 9pm.

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This cultural event is not comparable to the sweepstakes, as intended by D.P.R.430/2001, art.6 com.1. Therefore, the Resolution n.8/1251 of the 28th October 1976 decides that the prizes will not be income taxed at the source.However,we specify that the final prizes will be added to Your personal income and the winners will have to pay own compulsory contributions on the basis of Your income tax return.