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28th Edition - poster and concerts program - 2020 - Online Edition

28th Edition - poster and concerts program - 2020 - Online Edition

Dear Friends of the Festival,

the new program of the 28th International Guitar Festival - City of Mottola (Italy) is ready!
As  announced in our previous news, we'll only carry out online activities in September 2020. 
The Festival will take place from September 5 to 13, 2020 and the following Online activities will be carried out:

26th International Competition of Musical Performance for Guitar - Mottola;
Masterclasses;
Concerts.

All activities will be broadcast on Facebook and YouTube. They will be free for everyone.

You will find all the information on our website www.mottolafestival.com
Save the dates!!!

Michele Libraro - Artistic Director

 
Attachments:
Download this file (Download the full program.pdf)Download the full program.pdf2394 kB
2020 Exhibition of Guitar Makers

2020 Exhibition of Guitar Makers

Activity suspended

13th Biennial Exhibition of "Liuteria" for Guitar - Mottola (TA) - July 11th - 12th 2020

The exhibition will take place in the 28th International Festival of Guitar of Mottola (TA) and it'll be open to all Italian and foreign liuters makers producing guitars or similar instruments. The free registration, within June 18th 2020, will allow the insertion of the liuter maker in the final billboard of the Festival (web page, brochures, flyers and posters).

Please don't hesitate to write us for further information.

EuroStrings - Scholarship 2020

EuroStrings - Scholarship 2020

EuroStrings has developed a scholarship programme for students from lower income backgrounds to enable them participation in international guitar competitions and masterclasses that mostly require a payment fee. EuroStrings is acknowledging financial situation of many young guitar players and with this programme supporting them in their further international education.

Open Call for EuroStrings Scholarships
EuroStrings provides international opportunities for young classical guitar players and contributes to their professional development through various educational and training programs.


To acknowledge the financial situation of many young guitar players and to support their international education, EuroStrings has developed a scholarship programme for students from lower income backgrounds. This scholarship will enable young guitarists to participate in international guitar competitions and masterclasses of EuroStrings Festivals during 2020.

Who can apply?
Young guitarists, aged between 18 and 25, with lower financial capability. They need to be students at a music school and have undergone professional education for at least 2 years.

Application process
Applicants interested to attend any of the following festivals, may submit the necessary documents to be considered for a full coverage of travel, accommodation, participation costs and per diem for one candidate per each festival.
Interested applicants should submit the following materials for review:

- a private or unlisted YouTube video containing free choice of repertoire at about 10 min duration
- a tax return - English translation required (personal and/or parent's)
- a short description of household status (number of people in household etc)
- 1 A4 written out formal request for applicant's financial assistance concerning travel, accommodation, festival costs and per diems, specifying the festival of interest. This request should contain candidate's contact info - name, last name, address, email address, phone number - and personal thoughts as to why he or she is in need of the EuroStrings scholarship
- letter of recommendation from a professional in the field (teacher, music producer, musical collaborator et al.)

All documentation needs to be submitted in English, only the submissions in English will be considered for the selection process.

The materials should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Mak Grgic (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), EuroStrings Artistic Director.

The registration form must be presented within May 2, 2020.