5th Tirana International Youth Guitar Competition 2017


 

V. Tirana International Youth Guitar Competition 2017 
07. October 2017 at Tirana University of the Arts, concert hall 

 GRAND PRIX WINNER 2017:   LIS MUSTAFA (Kosovo)

Kategoria e pare - First Category / Ages  - 5 - 11 years old   

Name Surname  Nationality  POINTS PRIZE POSITION
Lis  Mustafa Kosovo 100 1 1
Oleand Zymeri Kosovo 97 1 2
Erind Bajo Albania 94.4 2 3
Melos Seferi Kosovo 94 2 4
Gerd Kurti Albania 93.4 2 5
Aidan Schneider U.S.A. 90.6 2 6

 

Kategoria e dyte - Second Category / Ages  12 - 13 years old

Name Surname  Nationality  POINTS PRIZE  POSITION
Edis  Hamiti Kosovo 98,3 1 1
Onid Jaupi Albania 98,3 1 1
Denis Hamiti Kosovo 97,3 1 2
Darti Xhelilaj Albania 92,7 2 3
Sidrit Zela Albania 88,3 3 4
Eros Bano Albania 87,7 3 5

 

Kategoria e tretë - Third Category / Ages 14 - 15 years old

Name Surname  Nationality  POINTS PRIZE POSITION
Arlind Kamberi Albania 90,3 2 1
David  Mere Albania 90 2 2
Emanuel Xhindi Abania 87,7 3 3
Gerard Hyseni Albania 85 3 4

 

Kategoria e Katërt - Fourth Category / Ages 16-18 years old

Name Surname  Nationality  POINTS PRIZE  POSITION
Shend Doli Kosovo 95,3 1 1
Fabian Gjoshi Albania 92,7 2 2

 

Kategoria e Pestë - Fifth Category / Ages 19 - 22 years old 

Name Surname  Nationality  POINTS PRIZE  POSITION
Nancy Gjerazi Albania 96 1 1

 

Kategoria e Gjashtë - Sixth Category / Ages 23 - 26 years old

 

Name Surname  Nationality  POINTS PRIZE  POSITION
Arben Hoxha Albania 95,3 1 1
Martina Gruber Austria 95 1 2

 

The 5th Tirana International Youth Guitar Competition is open to all young guitarists regardless of nationality or gender. The competition is taking place on 07th October 2017 at Tirana University of the Arts. There will be six different age categories and only one round:

 

Category

Free program    

I    up to 11 years old

Up to 5 minutes

II   12 and 13 years old

Up to 7 minutes

III  14 and 15 years old

Up to 8 minutes

IV  16 - 18 years old

Up to 10 minutes

V    19 - 22 years old

Up to 10 minutes

VI   23 - 26 years old

Up to 12 minutes

 

The programme must be performed by heart! 

 

PRIZES

 

GRAND PRIX 2017

- a Giannis SEINTOULAS concert guitar valued 5000 Euro

- performance at Tirana international guitar Festival 2017

- a professional audio/video production of the performance of the 2017th edition

- special gift package with Aranjuez guitar strings

 

 

The Grand Prix will be given to the most distinguished guitarist of all categories of the competition. The jury is obliged to choose a winner for the Grand Prix and the decision is going to be taken regardless the different categories or age of the competitors. The Grand Prix winner will perform at the award ceremony at the closing concert of the festival and is obliged to play with the new Giannis Seintoulas guitar.

All the winners of the first, second and the third prizes as well as all the participants will receive Diplomas and packages with Aranjuez sets of strings.

 

JURY          

President: Luciano POMPILIO (Italy)

Prof. Hans-Werner HUPPERTZ (Germany), Prof. Dr. Stefan HACKL (Austria), Giannis SEINTOULAS (Greece), Prof. Ass. Edison MISSO (Albania)  

Note: The jury members cannot vote for competitors that are their students! 

 

Application deadline 01. October 2017! Applications after this date will not be accepted!


 

POINTS:

95 – 100: 1st Prize

90 - 94.99: 2nd Prize

85 – 89.99: 3rd Prize 

00 – 84.99: Diploma

 

 


WINNERS 2016 


4th TIRANA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH GUITAR COMPETITION 2016

 

GRAND PRIX winners: NOEL SHUTINA (Albania) ex aequo GRIGOR YLLI (Albania / Greece)

CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Category:        Edis Hamiti (Kosovo)

2nd Categry:         Grigor Ylli (Albania / Greece)

3rd Category:        Noel Shutina (Albania)

4th Category:        Leke Morina (Kosovo)

5th Category:        Victor Valisena (Italy)

6th Category:        Arben Hoxha (Albania)

 


 

WINNERS 2015

 

3rd TIRANA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH GUITAR COMPETITION 2015

 

GRAND PRIX winner:  NADJA JANKOVIC (Montenegro)

CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Category:       Edis Hamiti (Kosovo)

2nd Category:      Nadja Jankovic (Montenegro)

3rd Category:       Melanie Skopljakovic (Switzerland)

4th Category:       Aleksander Gil (Switzerland)

                             Victor Valisena (Italy)

5th Category:       Aljaz Cvirn (Slovenia)

6th Category:       Pichawat Assawarungseekul (Thailand)


 

WINNERS 2014

 

2nd TIRANA INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION 2014 (no age limit)

 

1st Prize:              Callum Henshaw (Australia)

2nd Prize:             Sasa Mitric (Montenegro)

3rd Prize:              Franc Koruni (Albania)

 

2nd TIRANA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH GUITAR COMPETITION 2014

 

CATEGORY Grand Prix WINNERS

1st Category:       Grigor Ylli (Albania)

2nd Category:      Noel Shutina (Albania)

3rd Category:       Tomorr Kumnova (Kosovo)

4th Category:       not assigned


 

WINNERS 2013

 

1st TIRANA INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION 2013 (no age limit)

 

1st Prize:              Petar Culic (Croatia)

2nd Prize:             Eakachai Jearakul (Thailand)

3rd Prize:              Bozhana Pavlova (Bulgaria)

 

1st TIRANA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH GUITAR COMPETITION 2013

 

CATEGORY Grand Prix WINNERS

1st Category:       Reina Dauti (Albania)

2nd Category:      Zeljana Jeric (Croatia)

3rd Category:       Silvio Bilic (Croatia)

4th Category:       not assigned

5th Category:       not assigned


 

 

 

 

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