International Competition for Piano Accordion

Entries Now Closed

First Prize: € 800.00
and 2006 Concert Tour to New Zealand

Second Prize: € 500.00
Third Prize: € 300.00

Pictured - 2004 Winner
Evgeny KOCHETOV - Russia

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General Eligibility - International Piano Accordion Competition, 2005
  • There is no limit of numbers of candidates from each country.
  • Candidates up to 32 years of age are allowed to enter the competition - year of birth: born 1973 or later. All entrants are required to provide proof of age and nationality (Passport) when they register at the Coupe Mondiale.
  • For full eligibility, please see General Information and Conditions
  • For your convenience, this year we invite you to enter On-line!
  • 2005 Entries Closed
  • Entries Close: August 25, 2005
Candidates Programme - International Piano Accordion Competition, 2005

Own Choice Programme
  • OWN CHOICE PROGRAMME ONLY consisting of three (3) or more pieces of different styles, character and composers.
  • Competitors must present themselves as artists to an audience; presentation, dress and stage-craft all being important.
  • Playing time: minimum 15 minutes to maximum 20 minutes playing time. Failure to observe minimum or maximum playing time will result in a mark penalty.
Prizes and Awards - International Piano Accordion Competition, 2005
  • All candidates shall receive a Diploma of participation
  • 1st: € 800.00, 2nd: € 500.00, 3rd: € 300.00
    In addition to the cash prizes, the CIA Member - The New Zealand Accordion Association (NZAA) is sponsoring a First Prize Concert Tour to New Zealand to perform as Guest Artist at the 2006 South Pacific Accordion Championships and Festival in Auckland, New Zealand.
  • National member associations are requested to offer concerts or a tour for the 1st Prize Winners.
  • All winners must be present in person at the awards ceremony in appropriate attire. In case of absence, the prize may be accepted by a delegate of their country. Diplomas will be mailed by the Secretariat.

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