2nd Gemona del Friuli Online International Classic Guitar Competition

 

1. The association “La Casa Rotonda”, in collaboration with the Municipality of Gemona del Friuli and the sponsorship of the FVG Region, announces the “2nd Gemona del Friuli International Classic Guitar Competition”, which will be held online from September 10th to September 25th, 2021.

2. The competition is open to classical guitarists of any nationality with a maximum age limit of 35.

3. All prizes are subject to legal retentions.

4. A video of a maximum of 10 minutes must be sent for the first qualifying phase, indicating at the beginning of the video the name of the performer and the repertoire to be performed.
Subsequently, the contestants who advance to the finale will be notified and must then send another video of a maximum of 20 min, with a different repertoire from the one presented in the first phase.
The video must be sent in the following format: mp4 or .mov, 720p HD
The video must be made in a single fixed shot and cannot be edited.
It must be sent to the festival’s email address through a link to Drive, DropBox or WeTransfer.

5. The jury’s decision will be unappealable. The composition of the international jury will be communicated to the contestants via e-mail and on the Festival’s website.

REGISTRATIONS

6. Contestants must fill the registration form on the website: www.festivalchitarragemona.com
They can also send the registration form and documentation via email to: festivalchitarragemona@gmail.com

7. The registration period will end on September 2nd, 2021.

8. Contestants must attach the following documents:
a) Curriculum vitae and photograph.
b) Copy of their national identity card or passport.
c) Proof of payment of registration fees.
9. Registration fee will be 20€, to be paid via bank transfer to the account of La Casa Rotonda APS: (CiviBank)
BIC: CIVIIT2C
IBAN: IT06 R 05484 64200 CC0511000101

or via Paypal to: festivalchitarragemona@gmail.com

10. Participation in the competition implies the transfer to the Gemona del Friuli International Classical Guitar Festival of the rights of reproduction and distribution of the video material provided by the contestants, as provided for in the legislation on intellectual property, through the means deemed appropriate, all without any profit motive.

11. Contestants’ data will not be transferred to third parties.

AUDITIONS

11. QUALIFYING PHASE (September 10th):
Video of a maximum of 10 minutes, with a free choice repertoire.
Videos must be sent to the competition after registration and in any case before 4:00 pm on September 10th.
Videos will be uploaded by the organization to the Festival’s YouTube channel and on September 14th the jury’s verdict will be issued, establishing a maximum of 8 finalists.

12. FINAL PHASE (September 20th to 25th):
Video of a maximum of 20 minutes, with a free choice repertoire.
Videos for the final phase must be sent to the competition after receiving notification of advancing to the final and before 4:00 pm on September 20th.
The jury’s verdict awarding the various prizes will be communicated on September 25th.
AWARDS

First Prize:

€2000 and Diploma
A concert at the next edition of the festival in Gemona del Friuli in 2022.

Ipogeo Records will offer the winner registration, mixing and mastering
in the associated study Dragonfly Studio, in Alba (CN), the graphic work and the
digital publication of the entire disc with the subsequent inclusion in Catalogue.

A publication from the “Sociedad de la vihuela, el laúd y la guitarra”

Second Prize:

€1000 and Diploma

A publication from the “Sociedad de la vihuela, el laúd y la guitarra”

Third Prize:

€600 and Diploma

A publication from the “Sociedad de la vihuela, el laúd y la guitarra”

Friuli Prize – Best classified of Friuli Venezia Giulia (guitarists resident or born in the region):

€400 and Diploma

Special Prize for the Best Classified Guitarist under 21 years of age (not cumulative with other prizes)

€500 and Diploma

Special Prize for the Best Classified Guitarist under 17 years of age (not cumulative with other prizes)

€300 and Diploma
A publication from the “Sociedad de la vihuela, el laúd y la guitarra”

Audience Special Award – To the guitarist who gets the most likes in the videos of the final phase uploaded to YouTube.

€500 and Diploma

Accredited diploma and €150 for the rest of the finalists.

 

In case of doubts about any point of the rules, please contact: contatto@festivalchitarragemona.com