29th Edition

From July 1st to 11th, 2021 


View the rules and register online for the "International Competition or Guitar" ONLINE EDITION

F E S T I V A L   N E W S 

Dear Friends of the Festival,
The 29th International Guitar Festival - City of Mottola (Italy) returns from July 1 to 11, 2021 in a hybrid version, with live events and online events.
To deal with the pandemic emergency we have adapted and reorganized, at least for this year, the traditional programming of our festival. Until 2019, in fact, the guitar was the absolute protagonist for nine days from the opening evening with "Serenate" in the squares of the historic center of Mottola (the so-called Schiavonia), to the spaces of the Liceo Scientifico and in other locations in our area chosen by year after year to offer the public an always unique and exciting show .
After the last edition completely online, this year we have decided to carry out online the two sections of the 27th International Competition of Musical Performance for Guitar, some concerts and conferences.
Instead, the evening dedicated to the six strings in Schiavonia (Largo Chiesa) is back in attendance, but in a reduced format with 3 live events with a controlled and safe access. And concerts, masterclasses, the guitar orchestra are also back, always in safety respecting the protocols for the containment of Covid-19.
All online activities will be broadcast on our social profiles:
- Facebook https://www.facebook.com/mottolaguitarfestival 
- YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/MottolaGuitarFest.
- Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mottolaguitarfestival/
We are waiting for you!
                                                            Artistic Director
                                                         M° Michele Libraro
The members of the jury of our 27th International Musical Performance Competition for Guitar
Irina Kulikova (president, Russia), Gerard Drozd (Poland), Massimo Delle Cese (Italy), Maria Souroulla (Cyprus) and Lovro Peretić (Croatia) are the members of the jury of our 27th International Musical Performance Competition for Guitar - City of Mottola (July 1-11, 2021) directed by Maestro Michele Libraro.
Also this year the competition, due to the pandemic, will take place entirely online and the performance of the finalists will be broadcast on our Facebook page and on our YouTube channel.
Do you want to show your talent and try to win the numerous prizes offered by our contest?
Do not miss the opportunity to win a prize pool of 5000 euros, Savarez strings, a recording contract with dotGuitar.it for the recording of a CD and, as EuroStrings Artist 2021-22, a tour in the 17 countries that are part of the EuroStrings platform.

Deadline: June 19, 2021.
?  Adult Section:
?  Young Guitarists Section:
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Our masterclasses and the stage to play in our guitar orchestra are back!

You will be able to attend one or more individual lessons with national and international award-winning guitarists such as Pavel Steidl, Irina Kulikova and Leonardo Lospalluti, in addition to the young EuroStrings Artists 2020/21 of the EuroStrings project Lovro Peretić, Steve Cowan, Álvaro Miranda and Eleonora Perretta.
And if you want to test yourself playing in a real guitar orchestra, then don't miss the opportunity to follow the study holiday "Chitarreinsieme" by Leonardo Lospalluti.
Registration until June 19, 2021. What are you waiting for?
? For information about our masterclasses:
? For information on "Chitarreinsieme":
#guitarmasterclasses #classicalguitar #classicalguitarist
Dear Friends of the Festival,
the 29th International Guitar Festival - City of Mottola (Italy) will take place from July 3 to 11, 2021.
Due to the pandemic, we inform you for now that the two Sections of the Guitar Competitions will take place online.
If the situation of the pandemic improves, we'll organize Concerts, Masterclasses and the Summer Course for Guitar Orchestra in attendance.
For further updates, visit our website www.mottolafestival.com and our social pages.


MF Staff 

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