Guitar and voice

no age limits

1.The programme for the competition is with a maximum duration of 15 minutes. The participants perform songs in the following music styles:
-classical music
-pop and jazz
-rock
-flamenco and others
In case that the project is from one performer, then the person should perform their vocal repertoire accompanied with a guitar. Every participant can use an acoustic guitar – steel string guitar, classical guitar – nylon string guitar or even both types depending on the personal judgement and the character of the presented pieces. Other types of musical instruments are allowed as well. The maximum amount of participants in one group is 8. One participant can take part in more than one group.
Performances of instrumentals are not allowed!
The repertoire should be played by heart!

2. The participation fee in this category is 30 euro. It should be paid no later than 9th October 2018
The fees are transferred to a bank account, with credit card or via PayPal:
Bank account WITH First Investment Bank
IBAN: BG25FINV91501216145615
BIC: FINVBGSF
ACCOUNT HOLDER: Association “Art close to me”
PAYMENT PURPOSE: Payment of registration fee + name of the participant+ the category he competes in.
PayPal address: [email protected]
PAYMENT PURPOSE: Payment of registration fee + name of the participant+ the category he competes in.

3. The assessment criteria of the jury are: choice of repertoire (different genres and styles) and difficulty, character of the songs, interpretation, stage presence. The jury can interrupt the participants when the time is prolonged. It also reserves the right not to give all the announced prizes. The decisions of the jury are definitive and not liable to discussion.

4.The results are announced on the online platform “zCore” that will be uploaded on the website of the Festival. The participants as well as their companions do not have the right to require information bout the results from the members of the jury before they are officially announced by the organizers.
First prize cannot be divided between two participants. Second and third prize may be divided between two participants with almost similar results.

5. Prize fund:
First prize: plaquette, material prizes, paid concert in Pleven guitar festival 2018 (fee+accommodation), voucher for musical shop (worth 250€);
Second prize: plaquette, prize by A. Ourkouzounov, prize by ‘Art Close To Me’ Association
Third prize: plaquette, prize by A. Ourkouzounov, prize by ‘Art Close To Me’ Association
Fourth, fifth and sixth consolation prizes are material

6. Necessary documents for participation:
-fee payment receipt
-application for participation