FOUNDER OF THE COMPETITION

The Department of Culture of Moscow

ORGANIZER OF THE COMPETITION

The State Budget Institution of Culture of Moscow “The Moscow International Performing Arts Centre” (hereinafter the Moscow International Performing Arts Centre)

LOCATION                                                                                             

Moscow, The Russian Federation

PURPOSES OF THE COMPETITION

Identify and support talented artists in the field of piano art; maintain, develop and promote the best achievements of the world piano art, raise the status of music in society, attract attention of young people to cultural and social values, as well as develop international cultural relations.

OBJECTIVES OF THE COMPETITION

Preservation of traditions of the Russian piano school;

raising the level of professional and performing skills;

promotion and encouragement of the development of young talents.

PARTICIPANTS OF THE COMPETITION

The Competition is open to young pianists of all nationalities, citizens of any country, and is held in two age groups:

– junior group – up to 13 years old inclusive (born after April 1, 2003);

– senior group – from 13 years to 18 years old inclusive (born after April 1, 1998 and not later than April 1, 2003).

Pianists aged 13 at the time of the Competition may participate in the senior group.

DATES OF THE COMPETITION

March 27 – April 01, 2017

STAGES OF THE COMPETITION

First stage – Video Screening (November 1 to 16, 2016);

Second stage – Preliminary Auditions (November 21, 2016 to February 28, 2017);

Third stage – Competition Auditions (March 27 to 31, 2017).

ORDER OF PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPETITION

To participate in the Competition it is necessary to fill in the application form on www.krainevcompetition.com not later than 31 October, 2016 and upload a video for the Video Screening stage. Along with the video recordings it is required to send the following documents to the official email info@krainevcompetition.com:

– a passport copy of the participant (participants over 14 years old) or a birth certificate copy (in jpg format);

– a biography of the participant (in doc format);

– a portrait photograph of the participant (in jpg format);

Applications received after 12 p.m. 31 October, 2016 will not be considered.

All text materials will be accepted in Russian or/and English.

The video recordings sent without all necessary documents listed above  will not be seen and not be allowed to participate in the Competition.

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