International Competition “Young Guitarists”

Activity suspended 

 

Dear Friends of the International Guitar Festival - Mottola,
due to COVID19, the planned program of the 28th International Guitar Festival - City of Mottola (July 2020) will undergo some changes.
Live performances and the XXIII Biennial Exibition of Lutherie for guitar will be suspended. If possible, they will take place in autumn-winter.

The 26th International Competition of Musical Performance for Guitar - City of Mottola, some Masterclasses and the Concerts of the young EuroStrings Artists are confirmed, but only online. Soon we'll give you the new dates and we'll explain how to participate in the activities that will be carried out online.

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26th International Competition “Young Guitarists” - Mottola (Italy) - July 12, 2020

 

Prize to the absolute winner

“MOTTOLA GUITARS” Guitar  - (M7 Model - commercial value Euro 600,00)

The guitar is offered by “Art Communication” – Mottola (TA)

REGULATIONS

1) The Competition will take place on July 12, 2020 in Mottola (Taranto), it’s open to Italian and foreign guitarists (from 8 to 20 years) and includes the following categories:

- Cat. A: soloists born from 2012 to 2008, 5 free choice minutes;
- Cat. B: soloists born from 2007 to 2004, 8 free choice minutes;
- Cat. C: soloists born from 2003 to 2000, 10 free choice minutes.

2) The absolute winner of these three categories will be the competitor who will score 100/100 points. The first placed competitors will score not less than 95/100 points; the second placed ones will score not less than 90/100 points; the third placed ones will score not less than 85/100 points.

The first placed competitors will score not less than 95/100 points; the second placed ones will score not less than 90/100 points; the third placed ones will score not less than 85/100 points.

3) The entry fee is Euro 80,00 Categories A – B – C and D, it could be paid by:
- Bank Transfer on account with IBAN code number: IT 67 M 05385 78980 000000020850 at the Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata – Agency of Mottola;
- International Postal Order.
Both of them must be addressed to: Ass. M. & C. “Accademia della Chitarra” – Via V. Sansonetti, 64 – 74017 - Mottola (TA).

4) The entry fee won’t be paid back under any circumstances and implies the unconditional acceptance of the present regulations. No type of bank cheque from abroad is allowed. They will be returned to the sender.

5) The registration form can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via traditional mail to “Ass. M. & C. Accademia della Chitarra, via V. Sansonetti 64, 74017, Mottola (Ta), Italy”. The registration form must be sent within June 18, 2020 together with: application form (attachment 1 or 2); n.1 copy of the payment of the entry fee of Euro 80,00.

6) Since July 1, 2020 you can know the exact hour of the audition on the website www.mottolafestival – Section “International Competition Young Guitarists”

7) All the trials of the competition are public ones.

8) The registration form must be presented within June 18, 2020.

9) As for the stay, the '"Academy of Guitar" recommends to those who don't have a car to arrive by train to the station of Gioia del Colle (BARI). CECERE Hotel will provide a shuttle bus service from the station of Gioia del Colle to the hotel, there will be a fee for this service.
CECERE Hotel **** San Basilio - Mottola (TARANTO) S.S. 100 Km 52 + 700 74017 - Tel +39 099 8867934 - Fax +39 099 8868476 - www.hotelcecere.com - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
From CECERE Hotel there will be a free shuttle bus to participate in all the activities of the Festival. You'll find on our website www.mottolafestival.com all the details on all partner hotels with the Festival.

10) For further information: Ass. M. & C. “Accademia della Chitarra” - Via Vito Sansonetti n. 64 – 74017 - Mottola (TA) – Italy; Tel. (+39) 099 8867361; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – website: www.mottolafestival.com