Order of the Competition


The 20th National Balys Dvarionas Competition is OPEN INTERNATIONALLY for performers on HARP and VIOLA.


The HARP and VIOLA Competition will be held in Kaunas from April 6 till April 8, 2018.


The competition is subdivided into 3 age groups:

"A" - participants born on or after June 19, 2006

"B" - participants born on or after June 19, 2002

"C" - participants born on or after June 19, 1998


The performances will be evaluated by an international jury.

The jury for the harp and viola will include 5  members.

Jury decisions are final and may not be challenged or amended.

All performances are open to the public.

The order of performance will be determined by age from the youngest to the oldest participant.

Competition Laureates and Diploma Holders are obliged to participate in the Competition Finale Concerts without remuneration or reimbursement of expenses.


The Competition Committee reserves the right to record and market Competition performances and Finale Concerts in any format, present or future, including but not limited to audio, video, digital or other forms of recording, and/or to radio, Internet, digital and/or TV broadcasts, as well as commercial release of said recordings/broadcasts without remuneration to the Competitors.