Tampere Guitar Festival 3.-11.6.2017

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Instructions | 2 in 1 Online Competition 2.0

On this page are the instructions for all the rounds of the Online competition 2021.

2 in 1 Online Competition Scholarship

Scholarship round (1.-13.6.2021)

Get a free participation for 2 in 1 Online Competition 2.0 by attending the Scholarship round.

Your steps

  1. Apply by May 9th 2021 for the Scholarship round. NOW CLOSED!
  2. Pay the registration fee of 50 € by the due date (invoice will be sent to your email after confirmation).
  3. Prepare your video. Read the video requirements first.
  4. Upload the video to your YouTube channel latest on May 25th.
  5. IMPORTANT: Read also our YouTube settings and follow all the steps such as filling in the program form.
  6. Start sharing your video from the playlist to gain audience votes.

Our steps

  1. Your video will be added to the playlist of Scholarship round, which can be found on both competition's YouTube channels.
  2. Video contest of Scholarship round is open at TGF's YouTube channel during June 1st – 13th.
  3. The Juries of Spain and Finland will each select 10 of their favourite performances. The names of these 20 will not be announced in public.
  4. From these 20 there will be a lottery to select 10 scholarship recipients – these names will be announced on the results page on June 15th.

The Juries of Scholarship round will be different from the other rounds.

Results

  • 10 scholarships in total will be given by the Juries of Finland and Spain.
  • 1 extra scholarship will be given to the Favourite Video of the audience (most liked video on the YouTube playlist).
  • The scholarship recipients will get free attendance to the actual competition. 50 € registration fee will not be refunded.
  • If you won't get a scholarship, you may still attend the competition with a reduced price 120 € (50 € off).
  • The same program and video from Scholarship round can be used also for Round 1.

2 in 1 Online Competition Apply

Round 1 (1.-7.8.2021)

From Round 1 two independent Juries from Finland and Spain will select the semifinalists for two competitions: Classical Guitar Competition of Finland and José Tomás Villa de Petrer Guitar Competition in Spain.

You may attend to the 2 in 1 Online competition in 2 ways:

  1. By receiving a scholarship from Scholarship round for Round 1
  2. By applying directly for Round 1

Apply for no age limit category

Inscríbete

 CLOSED / CERRADO

Your steps

  1. Apply during May 15th – July 1st 2021 for the Round 1
  2. Pay the registration fee 170 € (or 120 € if you attended to Scholarship round and didn't receive a scholarship) by due date. Invoice will be sent to your email after confirming your participation.
  3. Prepare your video (the same video from Scholarship round can be used again). Read the video requirements first.
  4. Upload the video to your YouTube channel by July 25th (or inform us if you want us to use the video link from Scholarship round again).
  5. IMPORTANT: Read also our YouTube settings and follow all the steps such as filling in the program form!
  6. Start sharing your video from the playlist to gain audience votes.

Our steps

  1. Your video link will be added to the playlist of Round 1, which can be found on both competition's YouTube channels.
  2. Video contest of Round 1 is open at the TGF's YouTube channel during August 1st – 7th.
  3. The Juries of Finland and Spain will each select 20 of their favourite performances (20 + 20) for the separate Semifinals of Finland and Spain. The same competitor may be selected to both Semifinals.

Results

  • The results of Round 1 will be announced in the results page on August 9th.
  • Special offer for all attendants of Round 1: deducted fee for master classes in Spain (online or live).

Important notice for all competitors

  • When making the video(s), please read carefully the rules and prepare everything according to the instructions.
  • The organisers will not comment or give any guidance of and for the videos in advance or during the competition. All the info is written into the rules.
  • The juries will judge the videos according to the rules including such things as duration of the video, there is a speech indicating that the video is dedicated for this particular competition and the video is unedited and is from one continuous take. Please remember that this is just a notice – read carefully all the details from the rules and instructions.
  • Please make sure that the video has no likes before August 1st in order to compete for the Favourite Artist of the audience. If you use the same video from the scholarship round, it must be uploaded again to reset the counter.

The Semifinal of 2 in 1 Competition

Semifinal (18.9.2021)

The Semifinal is different from previous rounds. The semifinal videos will be bundled into sets of 5 performances. For that, the video must be sent this time as a file, not uploaded to YouTube. Unlike in Round 1, Finland and Spain will have separate Semifinal rounds, from which again 2 independent Juries will select the finalists.

Your steps

  1. Prepare your video as in the previous round.
  2. Send the video file by September 12th to competition@tgf.fi by using Dropbox, Google Drive, WeTransfer or other method, but not as an email attachment.
  3. Join the stream (link coming later) on the competition day, share the link to your channels to gain votes and attend the chat with the audience.

Our steps

  1. Your video will be added to one of the video sets.
  2. Semifinal will be streamed on TGF's YouTube Channel and Facebook page on September 18th and on the channels of Spain.
  3. The Juries of Finland and Spain will each select 4 Finalists (4 + 4). The same competitor may be selected to both Finals.

Results

  • The results of the Semifinal will be announced on the results page on September 19th.

The Final of 2 in 1 Online COmpetition

Final (31.10.2021)

The process in the Final is the same as in the Semifinal.

Your steps

  1. Prepare your video as in previous the rounds.
  2. Send the video file by October 24th to competition@tgf.fi by using Dropbox, Google Drive, WeTransfer or other method, but not as an email attachment.
  3. Join the stream on the competition day, share the link to your channels to gain votes and attend the chat with the audience.

Our steps

  1. Your video will be added to one of the video sets.
  2. Final will be streamed on TGF's YouTube Channel and Facebook page on October 31st and on the channels of Spain.

Results

  • The results of the 2 in 1 Online Competition will be announced in the results page on November 1st.

Requirements & Tips for video recording

> Download PDF of video requirements <

YouTube | Scholarship & Round 1

  1. Upload the video to your YouTube channel
  2. Use the following settings:
    - Unlisted (you may change to Public when the round officially starts)
    - No, it's not made for kids
  3. Copy/paste​ the following texts to corresponding fields and do required edits

    a) Title
    The International Classical Guitar 2 in 1 Online Competition 2.0

    b) Descriptions​:
    Competition video for The International Classical Guitar 2 in 1 Online Competition
    International Classical Guitar Competition of Finland & International Guitar Contest, José Tomás Villa de Petrer
    COMPOSER 1: COMPOSITION 1
    COMPOSER 2: COMPOSITION 2
    etc

    c) Tags ​(copy/paste all tags one by one to Tags field)​:
    International Classical Guitar Competition of Finland
    Tampere Guitar Festival
    International Guitar Contest, José Tomás Villa de Petrer
    EuroStrings
    Creative Europe

  4. Fill in the program form for Scholarship round | Round 1
    and add your:
    - Program
    - Link to your YouTube video
    - Sheet music of your program in playing order on 1 PDF file
  5. Before the competition, check that your video appears on the playlist
  6. For any assistance or questions, please email competition@tgf.fi