Acoustic guitar

no age limits

1.There are no age limits in this category

2. The program for the competition is with a maximum duration of 15 minutes. The participants perform freely chosen pieces in fingerstyle. 
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.
The organizers provide the necessary amplification equipment required by the participant 
It is also recommended that every participant has a good artistic look as well as appropriate clothing that adds to it (again depending on the personal judgement). The winner is obliged to take part in the Gala Concert dressed formally.
The repertoire must be played by heart!

3. The participation fee in this category is 30 euro. It should be paid no later than 9th October 2019. Every participant, who applies after this date, but no later than 31th October is obliged to pay a 20% higher fee.
The fees are payable via band transfer, credit card or 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.

4. The assessment criteria of the jury are: choice of repertoire (different genres and styles), artistic and technical difficulty, interpretation, stage presence. The jury can interrupt the participants when the time is prolonged.
5. Тhe 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.
More than one first, second or third place can be awarded in this category depending on the result:
-90-100 points (first prize)
-80-89 points (second prize)
-70-79 points (third prize)

6. Prize fund:
Absolute winner: plaquette, acoustic guitar “Kremona”, prize by “musicworld.bg” prize by Savarez, prize by Balkanota, invitation for taking part in a solo concert in  the next edition of the festival in 2020, prize by Savarez, 
First prize: plaquette, prize by Savarez, prize by musicworld.bg, prize by Balkanota, prize by ‘Art Close To Me’ Association, musical accesories
Second prize: plaquette, prize by Savarez, prize by musicworld.bg, prize by Balkanota, prize by ‘Art Close To Me’ Association
Third prize: plaquette, prize by Savarez, prize by musicworld.bg prize by Balkanota, prize by ‘Art Close To Me’ Association

7. Necessary documents for participation
-fee payment receipt
-application for participation
-Filled and signed GDRP declaration
-photograph