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BASIS FOR THE PARTICIPATION IN THE AWARDS OF THE 22nd INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION "CIUDAD DE CORIA" 2018


FIRST.- OBJECT

The purpose of these rules is to establish the regulations and rules that govern the participation in the awards of the 22nd International Guitar Competition "Ciudad de Coria" 2018, of the obligations derived therefrom.

 

SECOND.- BENEFICIARIES OF THE CALL
May be beneficiaries and participants in the contest ("Junior" Contest, "Senior" Contest) students enrolled in the 22nd International Guitar Festival "Ciudad de Coria" 2018.

 

Minor participants will need prior authorization from the parent or guardian.
 


THIRD.- DURATION
"Junior" contest: Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

 

"Senior" Contest
Eliminatory Test: Monday, August 6, 2018.
Semifinal Test: Tuesday, August 7, 2018.
Final: Wednesday August 8, 11 hs.

 

FOURTH.- COMPETITION RULES

All the guitarists registered as A) Active Students or B) Listener Student + Competition, except the winners of previous editions, will be able to take part in the Competition.

 

There will be two categories: Junior Competition and “Ciudad de Coria” (Senior) Competition.

 

Participants will only be allowed to register in one of the two existing categories.

 

JUNIOR COMPETITION

Up to 18 year old.

A free choice repertoire of a maximum length of 20 minutes.

 

"CIUDAD de CORIA" COMPETITION (SENIOR)

It will be announced the day of the draw to decide the performance order in the competition.

It consists of three stages: 1. The qualifying stage 2. The semi Final. 3. The Final one.

 

THE QUALIFYING STAGE:

 

a) Candidates will choose one piece from the following list:

A movement of the Decamerón Negro, by Leo Brouwer.

A Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach.

A Study or a Prelude by Heitor Villa-Lobos.

Variaciones sobre un tema de Mozart (Variations on a Subject by Mozart). Op.9, by Fernando Sor (without repetitions)

Elogio de la Danza (Praise of Dance), by L. Brouwer.

En los trigales (In Wheat fields), by Joaquín Rodrigo.

A Bagatelle, by William Walton.

A Sonata, by Domenico Scarlatti.

A vals, by Antonio Lauro.

 

b) In addition, each contestant will be requested to play a piece or a group of pieces of his choice.

 

THE QUALIFYING STAGE WILL NOT BE ABLE EXCEEDING TEN MINUTES OF LENGT.

 

THE SEMI-FINAL STAGE:

The Semifinalists will be asked to prepare a free list of repertoire.

The maximum amount of time allowed for this performance will be 20 minutes.

In the Semi-final stage, the pieces already played in the qualifying stage will not be able to be repeated.

 

THE FINAL STAGE:

Finalists will be asked to prepare a free list of repertoire.

The maximum amount of time allowed for this performance will be 25 minutes.

In the final stage, the pieces already played in the qualifying and semifinal stages will not be able to be repeated.

 

The Jury reserves the right to interrupt the participant only in case it exceeds said duration.

 

 

FIFTH.- REQUESTS
The students participating in the Guitar Festival will use the form published on the Festival website.
www.guitarracoria.com, which also appears as an Annex to these Terms.

 


SIXTH.- VALUATION CRITERIA
Different aspects of the interpretation of the participants will be analyzed, such as: musicality, phrasing, articulation, sound, technical mastery of the instrument, ability to communicate with the public, etc ...

 

 

SEVENTH.- JURY

It will be composed by music and culture personalities. The decision will be final.

 

 

EIGHTH.- PRIZES

The following prizes will be awarded:

 

JUNIOR COMPETITION PRIZES

First Prize

500 Euros

Concert in the 23th Ciudad de Coria Festival

Free Matriculation for the 23th Ciudad de Coria Festival

Set of D'Addario products

Diploma

 

Second and Third classifieds

Diploma

 

"CIUDAD DE CORIA" (SENIOR) COMPETITION PRIZES

First prize

5.000 € cash

A Guitar concert belonging to the Luthier José Rodríguez Peña, valued at 6.000 €

Concert in Miami (Florida, USA) to The Miami Classical Guitar Society

Concert in Germany

Concert organized by Instituto Cervantes (Ministry of Culture, Government of Spain).

Concert in the 23th Festival Ciudad de Coria

Set of D'Addario products

Diploma

 

Second prize

1.200 € cash

Set of D'Addario products

Diploma

 

Third prize

600 € cash

Set of D'Addario products

Diploma

 

Fourth prize

150 € cash

Diploma

 

Prize from the Audience

200 € (this prize can be accumulated to any others)

Those present to the final stage will be given a ballot paper with the finalists’ names.

Those present to all the final performances will indicate in these ballot papers the guitarist’s name that, in their opinion, deserves the first prize and will place it in the ballot box.

When all the performances have finished, a recount will be done, on the stage and in presence of the audience, to award this prize from the audience.

 

Prize to the best classified local resident in Extremadura

Free Matriculation for the 22th Ciudad de Coria Festival

Diploma

To compete for this prize, the contestant must present, before his performance, a residence certificate in any villages of the autonomous region of Extremadura.

 

 

The cash prizes are subject to the retentions that the law marks.

 

The beneficiaries of the prizes are obliged to provide all the information required by the direction of the International Guitar Festival "Ciudad de Coria".

 

 

NINTH.- IMAGE RIGHTS
The participation in this call involves the authorization to the Town Hall or to the natural or legal persons to whom this authorizes the exploitation rights of the audiovisual images and recordings, as well as its promotional diffusion, without any temporal limitation.

 


TENTH.- ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS
When entering this competition, the contestants agree with the conditions and the jury’s decision, resigning to all claim.

 


ELEVENTH.- PUBLICATION
The call and its bases will be published in the National Grants Base, publishing an extract in the B.O.P. of Cáceres, in addition to the Edictos Board and the municipal website www.coria.org.