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The Sibelius Violin Competition 2015 begins

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The Sibelius Violin Competition will begin on Sunday, Nov. 22nd at 12 pm at the Helsinki Conservatory Concert Hall with a drawing. The youngest competitor will draw a name, who will be the first one to play on Monday at 10 a.m. From there on, the competitors will play in alphabetical order.

The chairman of the jury Lauri Tarasti and the administrative head of the Helsinki Conservatory Harri Pellikka will welcome the participants.
234 violinists from 29 countries sent their applications to the competition by August. The final number of participants is 39, of which four are Finnish.

Watch the entire Competition via Live Webcast (UTC+2).

The Prizes

1st prize 25.000 euros
2nd prize 18.000 euros
3rd prize 12.000 euros

The remaining three finalists will receive a recognition prize of 2000 euros each.
The Helsinki Conservatory Fund will donate a recognition prize of 3000 euros.
The Sibelius Family will donate a special prize of 1000 euros for each of the semi-finalists.
The awarded participants will be granted concert performances.

Watch the individual Presentation Videos of each Participant.

Sunday Nov. 22, 2015 at 12 p.m. The Opening and Drawing

The Helsinki Conservatory Concert Hall, Ruoholahdentori 6
Duration of the event app. 30 min. Free admission.

1st Round Nov. 23-25

The Helsinki Conservatory Concert Hall, Ruoholahdentori 6

Monday at 10 am -2 pm & at 5 pm - 9 pm
Tuesday at 10 am - 2 pm & at 5 pm - 9 pm
Wednesday at 10 am - 2 pm & at 5 pm - 8 pm

2nd Round Nov. 27-29

Friday at 10 am - 1.30 pm & at 5 pm - 9 pm
Saturday at 10 am -1.30 pm & at 5 pm - 9 pm
Sunday at 10 am - 1.30 pm & at 5 pm - 8.30 pm

Final Round Dec. 1-3

Helsinki Music Centre Concert Hall, Mannerheimintie 13 A

Tuesday at 6 pm - 9 pm
Wednesday at 6 pm - 9 pm
Thursday at 6 pm - 9 pm & the Award Ceremony at 9.30 pm - 10 pm

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