For only 4 years the International competition that is part of the Pleven Guitar Festival managed to establish itself as one of the most prestigious musical forums in Europe. The main force behind this growth is the mastery of the performers, a substantial prize fund , a profesional international jury, a grading system that is one of a kind and created just for the festival, good conditions for the conducting of the festival with warm halls and rooms for warming up, impeccable organization with organized transport to every location, an online stream of some of the categories, publishing the results immediaetely after the round of the category has finished, clear and precise terms for participation and rating.