U14 (14 and younger) - category open for harpists born on or after 5 December 2001
U19 (19 and younger) - category open for harpists born on or after 5 December 1996
U25 (25 and younger) - category open for harpists born on or after 5 December 1990
1.3 All stages of all categories of the competition are open to the public.
1.4 Harps sponsored by Camac, and individual practice time, will be provided for contestants. Contestants may use their personal instruments, at their own liability and costs.
1.5 By participating in the competition, contestants agree to their performances during the competition being recorded. They also agree to these recordings being broadcast in Hungary and abroad at any point and via any means of transmission. Contestants waive all claims to renumeration arising from the use of the above named recordings by the International Harp Competition in Szeged.
2.1 The deadline for registration is September 30, 2016.
3.1 Contestants are expected to use original scores of the works they perform and must be able to supply the scores used in their programme to the organizing committee. Contestants must provide 3 photocopies of each piece (except the set pieces) for the jury. Photocopies will be destroyed after the competition.
3.2 The entire programme in each age category has to be played from memory.
3.3 The order of performance is left to the contestant’s own discretion.
3.4 Should a performance on stage last longer than the stipulated duration, the Jury are permitted to interrupt the contestant.
3.5 The order in which contestants perform at the competition will be determined by drawing of lots. The draw will be executed by the organizing committee, in the presence of the main patron. All contestants will receive an individual notification by e-mail with the time of their performance. This order of performance will apply throughout all stages of the competition.
3.6 No more than six contestants may advance to the finals of category U19 and U25.
3.7 The decisions of jury are final and there is no right of appeal.
3.8 The announcement of all prize winners, and the distribution of the prizes, will take place during the closing ceremony. Prize winners will be required to play at the closing ceremony.
3.9 Each prize winner will be awarded a diploma. All contestants will be awarded a certificate.
Musicianship: 0-100 points
Technique: 0-100 points
Stage presence: 0-100 points