ENGLISH-Rules

▼ SCHEDULE & LOCATION
You can apply several rounds, but we will NOT return the fee after you apply.

ROUNDSCHEDULELOCATIONSDEADLINE
Hong Kong Primary Round10th Nov. 2019TBD20th Oct.
Taiwan Primary Round23th Nov. 2019TBD20th Oct.
Okinawa Primary Round24th Nov. 2019Urazoe City Tedako Hall5th Nov.
Kansai Primary Round1st Dec. 2019Toyooka City Exchange Center "Toyooka Keikodo"5th Nov.
Chubu Primary Round8tt Dec. 2019Centrair Hall(Chubu International Airport)5th Nov.
Izu Primary Round15th Dec. 2019Shimoda Citizens' Culture Center5th Nov.
Kyushu Primary Round24th Dec. 2019Sazanpia Hakata5th Dec.
Tokyo Primary Round25th&26th Dec. 2019Sengawa Fix Hall5th Dec.
Final Round8th & 9th Feb. 2020Theatre FonteWithin 14 days after each primary rounds

 

▼ PRIZE
The Winners (Gold, Silver & Bronze Prize, 1st-3rd Places) will be invited to the concert.
14th July 2020, Shimoda Citizens’ Culture Center
For Preliminary, there will be The Best Performance Prize (with an invitation to the Final), Excellence Prize and Encourage Prize.
The passers of Okinawa primary round will get the travel expenses subsidy for the final round.

Category 
Category AGold Prize・Silver Prize・Bronze Prize・The Best Performance Prize・Exellence Prize・Encourage Prize
Category BGold Prize・Silver Prize・Bronze Prize・The Best Performance Prize・Exellence Prize・Encourage Prize
Category C1st - 5th Places・The Best Performance Prize・Exellence Prize・Encourage Prize
Category D1st - 5th Places・The Best Performance Prize・Exellence Prize・Encourage Prize
Other Special Prizes 
Yokohama Sinfonietta Prize:Performance with Yokohama Sinfonietta members
Nobu Wakabayashi Prize:1 Solo Recital... and others

 

▼ CATEGORY

Category A:6 years old or below (Age on the day of qualification participation)
RepertoirePreliminary: Free choice of the piece(s) within 4 mins
Final: Free choice of the piece(s) within 4 mins
FeePreliminary: JPY 8,200 Final:JPY 12,400
RemindersThe same piece of music can be performed at both the Preliminary and the Final.
There is no minimum age limit for the current category.
The is no direct relation between the length of performance & the evaluation.
Category B:10 years old or below (Age on the day of qualification participation)
RepertoirePreliminary: Free choice of Beethoven's piece within 7 mins
Final: Free choice of Beethoven's piece within 7 mins
FeePreliminary: JPY 12,200 Final:JPY 18,400
RemindersThe same piece of music can be performed at both the Preliminary and the Final.
Scores published by G. Henle Verlag are recommended.
There is no minimum age limit for the current category.
The is no direct relation between the length of performance & the evaluation.
Category C:15 years old or below (Age on the day of qualification participation)
RepertoirePreliminary: Free choice of Beethoven's piece within 10 mins
Final: Free choice of Beethoven's piece within 15 mins
FeePreliminary: JPY 16,200 Final:JPY 22,400
RemindersThe same piece of music can be performed at both the Preliminary and the Final.
Scores published by G. Henle Verlag are recommended.
There is no minimum age limit for the current category.
The is no direct relation between the length of performance & the evaluation.
Category D: 16 years old or above (Age on the day of qualification participation)
RepertoirePreliminary: Free choice of Beethoven's piece within 10 mins
Final: Free choice of Beethoven's piece within 10-25 mins
FeePreliminary: JPY 16,200 Final:JPY 27,400
RemindersThe same piece of music can be performed at both the Preliminary and the Final.
Scores published by G. Henle Verlag are recommended.
There is no minimum age limit for the current category.
The is no direct relation between the length of performance & the evaluation.

 

▼ STEPS of APPLICATION

STEP 1
Application(http://beethoven-asia.com/)
Please fill in the application form at the webpage of the Competition.
A hard copy of application form through mailing will not be accepted.
Please check the automatic reply email sent after the application is submitted.
STEP 2
Payment
Please check "Details of Payment" included in the automatic reply email sent after the application is submitted.
Only credit card can be used for payment.
STEP 3
Information of competition schedule
When the application is closed, details of the competition will be informed through email.
If email is not received 1 week before the competition date,
please contact the Office of the Competition.