To the 210th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt
International Online Piano Competition «Hungarian Rhapsody»
Kazakhstan — Hungary
April 30, 2021
Organizer: International Festival Movement «Astana Stars»
Supported by: Department of Culture of Nur-Sultan
The jury: Kazakhstan and Hungary
Honored Workers of Culture, Professors of the University of Arts and Conservatories.
Participants: Students: children’s music schools; art schools; music schools, colleges and universities; state and non-state educational institutions, institutions of additional education, and participants of amateur groups and individual performers.
The competition is held in the following nominations:
• 1st age category: up to 10 years of age;
• 2nd age category: 11-13 years of age;
• 3rd age category: 14-16 years of age;
• 4th age category: 17-20 years of age;
• 5th age group 21 years of age and older;
• professional (age is not limited);
• Participants perform 1 piece of music with a duration of up to 7 minutes.
• Free Execution program
• It is possible to perform individual parts of a cyclical work (or an entire cycle, if it fits into the time schedule).
• level of instrumental technique;
• difficulties of repertoire;
• compliance of the repertoire with the performance capabilities and age category of the performer
• the competition applies the qualification principle of evaluating given the age of performers.
• the jury’s decision is final and cannot be reviewed.
• the organizing committee is not responsible for the evaluation of the jury members and participants’ titles.
• the results of the competition and awards are held separately, given the age categories.
The competition fee:
Soloist: 12 euro
Ensembles: (per participant) 7 euro
«Teacher and student»: (per participant) 6 euro
♫ Grand Prix (diploma)
♫ Winners of 1,2,3 degrees (diploma)
♫ Each member of the ensemble is awarded a personal diploma.
♫ All teachers are awarded with letters of thanks.
The absolute winner of the competition will be selected among the winners of the Grand Prix and awarded the «Grand Diploma».
The chairman of the jury will give a free online master class to the winner of the competition.
What is necessary to participate:
• Send the application form and video materials (youtube links or videos in mp4 format) to the following email address:
firstname.lastname@example.org until April 26, 2021.
• Payment is accepted until April 28, 2021 (details will be sent after submitting the application)
• All award products will be sent to your email on May 7, 2021.
Participation in the contest implies the unconditional consent of the participants to all points of this regulation.