COMPETITION RULES

1.

The IX International Piano Competition Smederevo will be held ONLINE
from April 30, 2022- May 22, 2022
in Serbia, Europe
The application deadline is
April 30, 2022

2.

The jury will be consist of at least three renowned piano/composition professors consisting of 3-6 members. The decision of the jury is final and irrevocable.

3.

If a teacher who has students in the competition is a member of the iury, he/she will not evaluate and participate in the evaluation of his/her students.

4.

The competition is open to all music students and professionals from around the world. The competition will be held by categories. Regular and part-time students of primary and secondary music schools, students, professional and free artists from Serbia and abroad have the right to participate.

5.

The jury may interrupt the competitors if it exceeds the allowable playing time

6.

Scoring:

95 – 100 points

85 – 94.99 points

75 – 84.99 points

65 – 74.99 points

0 – 64.99 points


If more candidates have the same number of points, we are happy to assign multiple first, second, third and fourth prizes, as well as prizes and certificates of appreciation.
If two candidates has the same number of points, adjudicators will determine the advantage in the ranking.
Laureate (absolute winner) must have at least 98 points.

7.

All categories are for the competition online.

8.

For the competition must be submitted:

  • Completed application
  • Proof of payment
  • Birth certificate (or passport)
  • Link to the uploaded video on YouTube posted
    Unlisted (visible only to people who have a link)
    or Public (visible to everyone)

    It is required:
    - The face and hands of the performer and the piano must be clearly seen in the frame at the same time
    - The program should be mentioned in the description of the video
    -The recording can also be recorded on your home instrument.
    - The recording does not have to be complete, each composition can be attached separately, in a separate recording.
    -The recording has no time limit on the date it was recorded.
    -In order to better form a Playlist on the site:
    If you have more than one video, you should combine your videos to make 1 (one) video, DO NOT make your own Playlist. If this is a problem, you can send links of individual compositions
    °

    Deadline of video-link is April 30, 2022

    Apply online at www.uljus.com
    Please, send an e-mail to takmicenjesmederevo@gmail.com
    Results of the competition ONLINE will be posted on web site no later than 30 days from the application deadline.

  • 9.

    Registration fee for the competition is:
    30 euros -Piano: Baby category, Junior
    Comparative piano(all categories)
    Complementary piano(all categories)
    Popular music (all categories)
    35 euros - Piano I, II category
    40 euros - Piano III, IV category
    45 euros - Piano V-VIII category
    55 euros - Piano IX category
    70 euros - Grand Prix Smederevo
    (all categories)
    30 euros - Composition

    CHAMBER MUSIC and ENSEMBLES in other categories
    Baby, I,II,III,IVcategory- 20 euros per member of the ensemble;
    for ensembles of 3 and more members 50 euros euros in total
    V category- 30 euros per member of the ensemble;
    for ensembles of 3 and more members 80 euros euros in total

    Payment with indication
    Registration fee for the competition Smederevo
    56: Intermediary: BCITITMM INTESA SANPAOLO SPA, MILAN, ITALY
    57: Account with institution: DBDBRSBG BANCA INTESA AD, BELGRADE Milentija Popovića 7B, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
    59 : Beneficiary -IBAN: RS35160005400002545668
    Name: ULJUS (28142838)
    Address: Narodnog fronta 1/41
    11300 Smederevo, Serbia
    PayPal branislavasd@gmail.com
    * This is the amount required to apply to the competition. We ask the competitors to increase the amout for the transaction costs.
    *In case of withdrawal from the competition, the amount paid will not be refunded

    10.

    Competitors are responsible for the cost of transport, food and accommodation during the copetition live and concerts after competition.

    11.

    The organizer awards diplomas to the awarded competitors, and can also award special prizes, medals, cups, as well as gifts where applicable (live edition). Diplomas will be sent on e-mail for Online competitors. The jury has the right to award special diplomas for the performance of a particular work, for a promising young artist, for achieving an artistic level of performance. The jury may declare the competition laureates (absolute winner) as well as laureates in the individual categories.
    The competition winner will be awarded the prize *Nevena Popović*
    The organizer reserves the right to invite candidates to concerts of their choice after the competition.

    12.

    Competitors are not entitled to compesation for video or audio recording of their performances. The organizer reserves the right to publish photos, recordings from the competition and concerts.

    13.

    For underage candidates, parents or guardians muat confirm the acceptance of the terms and conditions of the competition. By applying to the competition, the candidate together with his parent or guardian confirms that he accepts the conditions and rules of the competition. In a case of a dispute, the Court in Smederevo, Serbia, Europe. In this case, the applicable text of the rules in Serbian.

    Competition director
    mr Branislava Ranitović

    e mail: branislavasd@gmail.com
    tel. +381 64 259 2182
    tel. +381 69 259 2182

    COMPETITION RULES

    1.

    The IX International Piano Competition Smederevo will be held ONLINE
    from April 30, 2022- May 22, 2022
    in Serbia, Europe
    The application deadline is
    April 30, 2022

    2

    The jury will be consist of at least three renowned piano/composition professors consisting of 3-6 members. The decision of the jury is final and irrevocable.

    3.

    If a teacher who has students in the competition is a member of the iury, he/she will not evaluate and participate in the evaluation of his/her students.

    4.

    The competition is open to all music students and professionals from around the world. The competition will be held by categories. Regular and part-time students of primary and secondary music schools, students, professional and free artists from Serbia and abroad have the right to participate.

    5.

    The jury may interrupt the competitors if it exceeds the allowable playing time

    6.

    Scoring:

    95 – 100 points

    85 – 94.99 points

    75 – 84.99 points

    65 – 74.99 points

    0 – 64.99 points


    If more candidates have the same number of points, we are happy to assign multiple first, second, third and fourth prizes, as well as prizes and certificates of appreciation.
    If two candidates has the same number of points, adjudicators will determine the advantage in the ranking.
    Laureate (absolute winner) must have at least 98 points.

    7.

    All categories are for the competition online.

    8.

    For the competition must be submitted:

  • Completed application
  • Proof of payment
  • Birth certificate (or passport)
  • Link to the uploaded video on YouTube posted
    Unlisted (visible only to people who have a link)
    or Public (visible to everyone)

    It is required:
    - The face and hands of the performer and the piano must be clearly seen in the frame at the same time
    - The program should be mentioned in the description of the video
    -The recording can also be recorded on your home instrument.
    - The recording does not have to be complete, each composition can be attached separately, in a separate recording.
    -The recording has no time limit on the date it was recorded.
    -In order to better form a Playlist on the site:
    If you have more than one video, you should combine your videos to make 1 (one) video, DO NOT make your own Playlist. If this is a problem, you can send links of individual compositions
    °

    Deadline of video-link is
    April 30, 2022

    Apply online at www.uljus.com
    Please, send an e-mail to takmicenjesmederevo@gmail.com
    Results of the competition ONLINE will be posted on web site no later than 30 days from the application deadline.

  • 9.

    Registration fee for the competition is:
    30 euros -Piano: Baby category, Junior
    Comparative piano
    Complementary piano
    Popular music (all categories)
    35 euros - Piano I, II category
    40 euros - Piano III, IV category
    45 euros - Piano V-VIII category
    55 euros - Piano IX category
    70 euros - Grand Prix Smederevo
    (all categories)
    30 euros - Composition

    CHAMBER MUSIC and ENSEMBLES in other categories

    Baby, I,II,III,IVcategory- 20 euros per member of the ensemble;
    for ensembles of 3 and more members 50 euros euros in total
    V category- 30 euros per member of the ensemble;
    for ensembles of 3 and more members 80 euros euros in total

    Payment with indication
    Registration fee for the competition Smederevo
    56: Intermediary: BCITITMM INTESA SANPAOLO SPA, MILAN, ITALY
    57: Account with institution: DBDBRSBG BANCA INTESA AD, BELGRADE Milentija Popovića 7B, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
    59 : Beneficiary -IBAN: RS35160005400002545668
    Name: ULJUS (28142838)
    Address: Narodnog fronta 1/41
    11300 Smederevo, Serbia
    * This is the amount required to apply to the competition. We ask the competitors to increase the amout for the transaction costs.
    *In case of withdrawal from the competition, the amount paid will not be refunded

    10.

    Competitors are responsible for the costs of transport, food and accomodation during the competition live and concerts after competition.

    11.

    The organizer awards diplomas to the awarded competitors, and can also award special prizes, medals, cups, as well as gifts where applicable (live edition). Diplomas will be sent on e-mail for Online competitors. The jury has the right to award special diplomas for the performance of a particular work, for a promising young artist, for achieving an artistic level of performance. The jury may declare the competition laureates (absolute winner) as well as laureates in the individual categories.
    The competition winner will be awarded the prize
    *Nevena Popović*

    The organizer reserves the right to invite candidates to concerts of their choice after the competition.

    12.

    Competitors are not entitled to compesation for video or audio recording of their performances. The organizer reserves the right to publish photos, recordings from the competition and concerts.

    13.

    For underage candidates, parents or guardians muat confirm the acceptance of the terms and conditions of the competition. By applying to the competition, the candidate together with his parent or guardian confirms that he accepts the conditions and rules of the competition. In a case of a dispute, the Court in Smederevo, Serbia, Europe. In this case, the applicable text of the rules in Serbian.

    Competition director:
    mr Branislava Ranitović

    e mail branislavasd@gmail.com tel. +381 64 259 2182
    tel. +381 69 259 2182