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• solos,

• ensembles (any chamber ensemble by at least one guitar player).

The competition will be held in one round in all categories.

Age categories and program:


• Group A – Year of birth: 2004 and later / 6 to 8 minutes

• Group B – Year of birth: 1999-2003 / 10-12 minutes

• Group C – Year of birth: 1993-1998 / 12-15 minutes

Free program of at least two different periods played by heart.


• Group D – Year of birth: 1999 and later / 8 to 10 minutes

• Group E – Year of birth: 1998 and earlier / 10-12 minutes

Free program according of your choice.

• Musicians from all countries can participate.

• Competitors can only change the announced program until the deadline for entries.

• The registration fee is non-refundable.

• The competition organizer has the exclusive right to make audio and video recording, as well as to use all materials related to the competition (names, photographs, etc.).

• Contestants in solo categories must play by heart and respect the time limits. Contestants in chamber music can play from music sheet.

• Winners of individual age groups can not participate in the next year’s competition in the same age group.

• A competition application is automatically considered as the acceptance of the competition rules.

The application form is filled online at: or sent to e-mail: together with a bank transfer confirmation of the registration fee.

• The deadline for registration and payment of the registration fee is 31 May 2018.

Registration fees:

Soloists: 70 €

Groupings: € 70 + € 10 for each member of the group

Free entrance to competition for contestants and accompanying persons.

Accommodation and food – special prices:

2 nights (29. 06. 2018 / 01. 07. 2018) at four-star Hotel Tatra, (this hotel is also the venue of the competition):

single room incl. breakfast: 56 € + 1.70 € (city tax) / night

double bed room incl. breakfast: 65 € + 3,40 € (city tax) / night

triple room incl. breakfast: 83 € + 5,10 € (city tax) / night

This special price is valid for booking the hotel on: with the note “Bratislava Guitar Competition”.

Meals (must be ordered in advance):

lunch (soup + main dish): 9,90 €, dinner (supper + main course): 9,90 €

The registration fee must be paid by 31 May 2018 by bank transfer to the organizer’s account:

Beneficiary: Ergon Art

Account number (IBAN): SK24 7500 0000 0040 0391 0227

Bank: ČSOB Bratislava


Variable symbol: date of birth of the contestant (yyyymmdd)

Bank charges are borne by the payer.

The registration fee is non-refundable.