International Guitar Competition & Festival Berlin




Welcome to the offiicial homepage of the International Guitar Competition & Festival Berlin
Herzlich Willkommen auf der offiziellen Homepage des International Guitar Competition & Festival Berlin
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The International Guitar Competition & Festival, Berlin, is a competition for classical guitarists from all over the world.


The participants cannot be more than 32 years old and have to play required pieces and freely chosen pieces from memory.

The competition has occurred every two years since 2006, always in the capital of Germany. To date there have been participants from many countries, including Austria, Belgium, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Russia, Spain,  Vietnam, the United Kingdom...


Winners

  • 2006
    • 1. Prize: Israel Shiri Coneh (Israel)
    • 2. Prize: Japan Noriyuki Masuda (Japan)
    • 3. Prize: Germany Karoline Kumst (Germany)
    • 3. Prize: Japan Gaku Yamada (Japan)

  • 2008
    • 1. Prize: Thailand Ekachai Jearakul (Thailand)
    • 2. Prize: Brazil Mateus Dela Ponte (Brazil)
    • 3. Prize: South Korea Nohyoung Lee (South Korea)

  • 2010
    • 1. Prize: Taiwan Chia-wei lin (Taiwan)
    • 2. Prize: Ukraine Bilodid Denys (Ukraine)
    • 3. Prize: France Claire Sananikone (France)

  • 2012:
    • 1. Prize: France Claire Sananikone (France)
    • 2. Prize: Belarus Igor Dedusenko (Belarus)
    • 3. Prize: Slovenia Nejc Kuhar (Slovenia)
    • Special Prize: Bulgaria Svetoslav Kostov (Bulgaria) 
    • (Best presentation of compositions from Dang Ngoc Long)

  • 2014:
    • 1. Prize: Denmark Jakob Bangsø (Denmark)
    • 2. Prize: Belarus Yaroslav Makarich (Belarus)
    • 3. Prize: Russia Dimitry Zagumennikov (Russia)

  • 2016:
    • 1. Prize: Denmark Niklas Johansen (Denmark)
    • 2. Prize: Vietnam An Tran (Vietnam)
    • 3. Prize: Peru Francesco Scelzo (Peru)
    • Special Prize: Belarus Yaroslav Makarich (Belarus) 
    • (Best presentation of compositions from Dang Ngoc Long)