19th Repnikov International Folk Instruments Performers Contest “Cup of the North”

Regulation on the 19th Repnikov International folk instruments performers Contest “Cup of the North”

Dates of the Contest: April 9th – 14th, 2019

Location: Petrozavodsk State Glazunov Conservatoire, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russia

Founding parties
Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Karelia
Petrozavodsk State Glazunov Conservatoire
Folk Instruments Department

The objectives of the Contest

  • Preservation and development of the folk instruments performing art;
  • Finding and supporting the most talented and perspective young performers from various regions of Russia, former Soviet republics and abroad;
  • Cultivation of the artistic taste and attracting more musicians to the best traditions of the folk instrumental performing;
  • Introduction to the contemporary methods of playing folk instruments.

Participants of the Contest:

Students of upper middle music schools, vocational music schools, vocational art schools, artistic higher education institutions and professional performers are called for the Contest.

The Contest is included into the Russian national selection system for international Contests “World Cup” and “World Trophy” created by Artistic school “Master-class”. By the decision of the jury, the laureates can get a “Recommendation”, and the prize-winners or grand prix winners can get a “Certificate” for participation in Contests “World Cup” and “World Trophy” in 2019 as a special prize.  

Russian and foreign performers can be admitted to participation in the Contest. The age, status and repertoires should correspond to the Regulation on the Contest.      

Application deadline: 10.03.2019