Competition and festival in Mazovia, Poland

The XXVI International Chopin Festival in Mazovia takes place in the Year of the Century of Regaining Poland's Independence. We would like to include the 26th edition of our Festival in the mainstream of the great National Festival in which Polish music has a rightful place.For that reason the Jury, regardless of the Regular Awards, will grant the participants in each of the four categories of repertoire the special Independence Day Award for the best performance one of the Polonaises and one of the Mazurkas of Fryderyk Chopin.

1. All the participants will get Honourable Diploma.
2. The Laureats will get awards during the Gala Concert of the Prize -Winners.
3. The programme of Gala Concert of the Prize- Winners will be settled by Jury.
4. All of the Prize – Winners will be obliged to take part in the Gala Concert as well as they will be honored to participate in prestigious concerts at ?elazowa Wola and at the Concert Halls of Warsaw on 25th of November 2018.
5. Meeting of the Teachers of the Participants with members of the International Jury will be possible after auditions of the all participants.
6. Jury will select participants after listening all repertoire groups.
7. The list of admitted participants will be available on the website
8. Rehearsals will be settled by the organizers, the schedule will be send on the school address.
9. All details connected with the Festival will be posted on our website:
or by phone: tel. + 48 46 862 29 62, fax + 48 468622970
10. All of the participants must be ready one hour before their scheduled recitals.
11. Participants' auditions and Prize-Winners Concerts can be transmitted on the radio and TV as well the photos can be taken for the purpose of the Press and the Festival promotion.
12. The participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs.

Please send the application form
(available on our website
and the fee of 40 Euros paid by bank transfer to the bank account:
PL 11 1010 1010 0101 0013 9130 0000 (SWIFT – NBPLPLPW)
before 5th November 2018 to the following address:
Pa?stwowa Szko?a Muzyczna I i II st. im. Fr. Chopina
96-500 Sochaczew, ul. G?owackiego 2. POLAND
Phone: +48 468622962, fax: +48 468622970
or to the following e-mail:
Notice: in the event of cancellation fee is not refundable
For those participants and their guardians, who would like to stay in Sochaczew overnight, we list the following hotels where reservation can be made:
- Hotel „Chopin” Phone. (48 46) 862-59-99
- Centrum Kszta?cenia Kadr in Teresin - (48 46) 861-37-69
20-25 November 2018

20 November 2018 (Tuesday)

5.00 p.m.

Piano recitals of the Jury Members (10-15 minutes for one Jury member)
21 November 2018 (Wednesday) 9.30 a.m. Public Audition for Participants

22 November 2018 (Thursday) 9.30 a.m. Public Audition for Participants

23 November 2018 (Friday) 9.30 a.m. Public Audition for Participants

24 November 2018 (Saturday)

Announcement of the Prize winners

2 p.m. Meeting of the teachers with the Jury Members

- concert given by the Prize winners
25 November 2018 (Sunday) 11 a.m.
Concerts given by the Prize-Winners : ?elazowa Wola

3 p.m. Concerts given by the Prize-Winners : Warsaw Music Society Morskie Oko 2 str.

Type: Adjudication
Start Date: Tuesday 20 November 2018
End Date: Saturday 24 November 2018
Start Time: 17.00
End Time: 22.00hrs
Speaker/Performer: Murray McLachlan