Director: Diana Pavlov International open contest of instrumental performers "OPEN ITALY" is annually held in Italy. It is a unique competition not only for the participants but for their teachers too. This contest gives a chance to show your worth and win prestigious European prizes. After the end of the contest and after announcing the results there’s held a round table with the judges. Within the limits of the contest there’s provided a master class. Instrumentalists from all over the world are invited to participate this contest. Founders of this international competition is a festival competitive organization Fiestalonia Milenio (Spain), association Ad Arte (Italy), production center of talented performers Fiestalonia International. Nominations: Piano solo, piano groups for one instrument (it’s not allowed to perform the program playing more than one instrument); Folklore instruments: bayan, accordion, domra, balalaika and other instruments (soloists and groups); Orchestral instruments: bowed string, wind and percussion instruments (soloists and groups); Guitar (soloists and groups). Program: 1st day (Sunday): – check-in to a hotel from 14:00 pm; – dinner; – meeting with the organizers of the contest; – presentation of the excursion programs. 2nd day (Monday): 8:00 – breakfast; 13:30 – transfer to the place where the contest is held; 14:00 – full dress rehearsal; 17:00 – beginning of the concert; – transfer to the hotel; 20:00 – dinner. 3rd day (Tuesday): 8:00 – breakfast, free day; 09:00 – excursions (optional for extra charge); 19:00 – dinner; 20:00 – beginning of the gala concert and giving out of the awards. 4th day (Wednesday): – breakfast; – check out of the hotel at 10.00 am. Participation fee: accommodation in a triple room €215/ person – extra day €41/ person accommodation in a double room €245/ person – extra day €47/ person accommodation in a single room €325/ person – extra day €77/ person No additional payments for soloists, musical groups and orchestras. If participants of this musical groups and orchestras also want to act individually, they have to pay extra: Soloists pay extra €25. Duets pay extra €25 for a duet. Small groups of 3-5 persons pay extra €30 for a group. For participating in each additional nomination – extra charge €15 per person. Free places: Each 25th group’s participant gets a pack of our services for free!* * All the list of the assignable services you can find in the section "Participation fee includes". Participation fee includes: 4 days and 3 nights in a three-star hotel; Half board (breakfast and dinner) + drinks; Thank-you letters for teachers and sponsors; Festival fee; Competitive viewing, Gala Concert with award ceremony; Round table for the teachers with the president of jury; Nominal diplomas for all the participants; Master class. Participation fee does not include: Transfers airport - hotel - airport could be requested on additional cost. Tourist tax is paid by the client directly to the hotel at check in: in Italy - 1.5 Euro/ person/ night. Extra trips: Venice Florence Rome Trip to the beach * ATTENTION! Organizers have opportunity to modify the program. * ATTENTION! We can provide you with a transfer from airports and train stations to the hotel and back. Ask for the price. Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form. Approved groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.