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wieniawski, violin, festival, internationalThe international Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition is a competition for violinists up to age 30 that takes place every five years in Poznań, Poland, in honor of the virtuoso and composer Henryk Wieniawski. The first competition took place in 1935 in Warsaw, 100 years after the birth of its patron, and consisted of two stages. The second, after a gap of 17 years in 1952, and subsequent events were held in Poznań in three stages. In 2001 it was decided that the competition will henceforth be held in four stages.

14th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, shall be held on 8 - 23 October 2011. Candidates shall be qualified for the Competition subject to preliminary selection auditions run by Maxim Vengerov and another member of the Jury. Precise information http://www.wieniawski.com

The following three statutory prizes shall be awarded in the Competition:

  • First Prize: 30,000 Euro and Gold Medal
  • Second Prize: 20,000 Euro and Silver Medal
  • Third Prize: 12,000 Euro and Bronze Medal.

Three honorary distinctions of 5,000 Euro and the special extra-statutory prize funded by Maxim Vengerov: 12 individual lessons for one of the Competition Participants.

How to get there?

From Poznan Old Town (1km)

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From Poznan International Airport (9km)

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