No Age Limit Category | The Classical Guitar Competition of Finland
20th Tampere Guitar Festival 4-9 June 2024

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The International Classical Guitar 2 in 1 Competition 3.0

  1. APPLY

  2. MAKE A VIDEO FOR ROUND 1

  3. PROCEED TO NEXT LIVE ROUNDS

  4. WIN A COMPETITION, OR TWO

Apply now to 2 international classical guitar competitions with only one registration fee and one video! Selected competitors will proceed to live competitions held in Finland and Spain, for which the favourite competitor of the audience will get a free attendance.

Rules & Guidelines

Download the rules of Finland (PDF)

Rules of Spain (link to website)

Download the video guidelines (PDF) / Instrucciones para la grabación del vídeo (PDF)

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The International  Classical Guitar 2 in 1 Competition 3.0

NOTE: for Spain, there is also a possibility to apply directly to the live competition. For Finland, all live competitors are selected from Round 1

To which competitions will I attend?

Application process

  1. Apply: extended registration time until March 4th 2024

  2. Make the payment for Round 1 by the due date

  3. Upload your video to your YouTube channel and send the program and sheet music for Round 1 by March 15th 2024

  4. Round 1 YouTube playlist will be opened April 1st 2024

  5. Promote your video and reach for the nomination of The Favourite Artist of the Audience

  6. Results of Round 1 will be announced April 28th 2024

  7. Qualified competitors for the next rounds will receive further instructions from the local competitions

Fees

  1. Round 1 (video competition): 80 € for 2 competitions

  2. Qualified competitors from Round 1: 110 € per competition for the local live rounds

How to make the payment?

  1. Round 1, Online

Pay the registration fee + possible transaction fees with the following information. Please note that the received payment MUST be equal to the registration fee.

a. Bank transfer:

  • Recipient: PIMA ASOCIACION JUVENIL DE GUITARRA

  • IBAN: ES12 2100 4421 7302 0008 0055

  • BIC: CAIXESBBXXX

  • Message: “Competitor's name”, registration fee for Competition 2024

b. PayPal: Pima Asociación de Guitarra / pimaguitarra@gmail.com (+ message)

c. For any questions concerning the payment, please contact festivaldeguitarrapetrer@gmail.com

  1. Next rounds, Live

Qualified competitors will receive further instructions from Finland and/or Spain on how to make the payment.

Prizes (Finland)

1st prize

  • 2000 € Cash Prize *
  • Award concert in Spain at the 28th Festival de Guitarra José Tomás Villa de Petrer 2025 (value 1000 €) **
  • Winner's Award Performance at TGF 2024 on Sunday June 9th at 14:00
  • Guitarlift Ultimate Matt Black, medium
  • D’Addario Winner's Prize Box
  • Savarez Winner's Prize Box
  • RC Strings Winner's Prize Box

2nd prize

  • 1000 € Cash Prize *
  • Guitarlift Premium, medium
  • D'Addario Prize Box
  • Savarez Prize Box
  • RC Strings Prize Box

3rd prize

  • 500 € Cash Prize *
  • Guitarlift Standard, medium
  • D'Addario Prize Box
  • Savarez Prize Box
  • RC Strings Prize Box

4th prize

  • 200 € Cash Prize *
  • D'Addario Prize Box
  • Savarez Prize Box
  • RC Strings Prize Box

* = Tax-exempt according to a regulation by the Ministry of Finance, Finland
** = Award includes a 800 € fee + max. 200 € for transportation + accommodation

Additional prizes

  • Special Prize for the best interpretation of the work by Mikko Heiniö in the Semifinal: gift card to Fennica-Gehrman
  • All Semifinalists have free attendance to a well-being lecture and workshop at Tampere Conservatoire on Thursday 6th.
  • Semifinalists who do not qualify for the final have an opportunity to perform at Tampere Hall on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th.
  • Free attendance for The Favourite Artist of the Audience

Competition partners

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