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.


  • 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).


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 €258/ person – extra day €49/ person
  • accommodation in a double room €294/ person – extra day €56/ person
  • accommodation in a single room €390/ person – extra day €92/ person

ATTENTION! For accompany who do not perform and do not take part in workshops – a 20% discount is given on the package price and a 5% on each additional night.

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:
  • Choirs pay extra €200 for each additional nomination.
  • Soloists pay extra €60.
  • Duets pay extra €50 for a duet.
  • Small groups of 3-5 persons pay extra €40 for a group.
  • Soloists, duets and small groups pay extra €20 per person for each additional nomination.
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
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.


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