The 26th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth


The 26th Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition for Children and Youth will be held 17 – 20 May, 2018 in Szafarnia.

We encourage all young pianist of Music Schools from around the world to participate in this year edition of the Competition. The main idea behind the Competition is to discover young talented musicians and to popularise Fryderyk Chopin’s music as well as Polish culture  among children and youth in Poland and abroad. The Competition is open to participants between 6-16 years old who will perform in three age categories. The Competition will be judged by the Jury that will comprise outstanding musicians, with prof. Andrzej Jasiński as the jury chairman. The pianist will compete for financial prizes as well as special prizes. All the information related to the Competition will be published on our website.

The deadline for the application is March 15, 2018.


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