Tampere Guitar Festival 3.-11.6.2017

Guitar Competition 2020 | No age limit category - CANCELLED / POSTPONED TO FALL 2020!


IMPORTANT NOTICE 17.3.2020: International Classical Guitar of Finland has been cancelled

Tampere Guitar Festival (TGF) decided to cancel no age limit category of The Classical Guitar Competition of Finland due to corona virus. At the same time Youth category has been restricted to be a national competition. The actual Tampere Guitar Festival and Youth category are scheduled for June 3-7 and are not cancelled yet.


TGF will monitor the development of corona virus and the restrictions it will cause. If possible, the no age category competition will be organized later on year 2020. All applicants have been accepted for Round 1 and the registration will be re-opened after everything will get back to normal.

The 3rd International Classical Guitar Competition of Finland will be held on June 4th - 6th 2020 in Tampere, Finland and is organized by Tampere Guitar Festival.

Live Stream

Follow the competition via TGF's YouTube stream

Schedule 2020 | No age limit Category

February 1st - March 15th

  • Apply for the competition

By March 15th

  • Make the Payment 1 (50 €) for Round 1 (detailed info in the rules)

By March 20th

  • Upload your competition video for Round 1 (see the rules)

By April 10th

  • Qualified competitors for Round 2 will be announced (website, Facebook & email)

By April 17th

  • Payment 2 (100 €) must be paid

Wed June 3rd

  • Location: Tampere Music Academy – Pyynikinsali, F.E. Sillanpäänkatu 9
  • xx Pre-registration (TGF info - lobby of Music Academy) time will be announced later

Thu June 4th

  • 7:30 - 9:00 Registration (TGF info - lobby of Music Academy)
  • 9:00 Opening ceremony (welcome words, group photo, lottery for playing order)
  • 10:00 Competition: Round 2 (Pyynikkisali, Music Academy)
  • 18:00 Results of Round 2 (Music Academy)

Fri June 5th

  • 10:00 Competition: Semifinal (Pyynikkisali, Music Academy)
  • 19:00 Results of Semifinal (Pyynikkisali, Music Academy | Before the concert of Marcin Dylla)

Sat June 6th

  • 13:00 Competition: Final (Pyynikkisali, Music Academy)
  • 21:00 Award Gala (G LiveLab, Puutarhakatu 1, Tampere)

Sun June 7th

  • 15:00 Winner's recital, TGF Official After Party (location open)

Tulokset | Results

Tulokset julkistetaan kunkin kilpailupäivän iltaan mennessä. | The results will be announced by the evening of each category.

Nuorten sarja | Youth Category

  • Ryhmä 1 | Group 1
  • Ryhmä 2 | Group 2
  • Ryhmä 3 | Group 3

Ikärajaton sarja | No age limit Category

  • Round 2
  • Semifinal
  • Final


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