Registracija iki / Deadline

sausio 31 January

balandžio 23-30 April



Prizinis fondas 26 000 EUR Prize fund

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General rules of the competition


The 11th International Balys Dvarionas Competition for Young Pianists and Violinists will be held in Vilnius from April 17 till April 25, 2020.

The Competition is open to Pianists and Violinists of all nationalities who were born on or
after June 19, 2000.

A non-refundable Entrance Fee is: 60 EUR for the age group A, 80 EUR for the age group B, 100 EUR for the age group C. The fee must be paid by January 31, 2020 during the ONLINE registration via Paysera, Paypal systems or with the Credit card. If none of the payment methods suite you, it is possible to pay through the bank transfer. In this case it is important to save a digital copy (pdf, jpg, jpeg formats) of the transfer confirmation with a full name of the competitor.
The Entrance Fee is payable to the following bank account:


Bank: AB SEB bank
Name: VSI Natu knygynas
Iban: LT067044060001587589



On request professional accompanists will be provided for an additional fee.

Cost of a rehearsal is 40 EUR.

Competitors should arrive and register at the Competition Desk at the following address:

Balys Dvarionas Ten-Year Music School
T. Kosciuškos 13, Vilnius.

Lithuanian text takes precedence over this translation in any dispute concerning interpretation of the Competition rules.

The next International Balys Dvarionas Competition for Young Pianists and Violinists is anticipated to take place in 2020.


Conditions for participation: pre-selection round


All applicants must participate in the pre-selection round by sending the link(-s) with video recording together with the application (please be prepared to send the video recording during the ONLINE application). 


The video link for the pre-selection must contain a 10-15 min. recording with pieces from the 1st and from the 2nd rounds.


The recordings will be evaluated by the Jury of the 11th National Balys Dvarionas competition for piano and strings.


Lithuanian applicants can participate at the 11th International Balys Dvarionas competition on regular basis after the video pre-selection, or subsequent to a successful live performance at the 19th National Balys Dvarionas competition receiving a personal invitation from the Jury.


Applicants will be advised of their acceptance or otherwise on or before March 1st, 2020.