Contest rules and regulations
Rising Stars Grand Prix International Music Competition Berlin
3.) Recordings should be a fair representation of the contestant’s abilities.
4.) Only un-edited videos can be accepted for the audition.
5.) Submitted material will not be returned.
7.) Incomplete applications or those not including the required documents will not be taken into consideration.
8.) The application fees are not refundable.
1st Prize: from 95 to 100 points: diploma (certificate) and gold medal
2nd Prize : from 90 to 94 points: diploma (certificate) and silver medal
3rd Prize: from 85 to 89 points: diploma (certificate) and bronze medal
A selected group of prize winners (at least 22-26 musicians) will be invited to perform in the PHILHARMONIE BERLIN, Germany (2. November 2020), where they will receive the awards. Competitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or teacher.
For our competition in 2020 there will be a grand cash prize: 1.000 EUR.
Other special awards and concerts in the season 2021/22 may be granted based on the judges recommendations.
All other winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd prize winners, Honorable mention) will receive their diploma by email.
The 5. RISING STARS GRAND PRIX – International Music Competition Berlin 2020 will take place this year. If the ongoing situation with covid-19 still exists until November 2020, only the prize winner concert will be postponed.
Winners who receive an invitation to play at the winners‘ concert, and decide to decline the invitation and not travel, need to inform us by email on time and they will receive their diploma (certificate) by email.
11.) The final selection of winners will be based solely on the video recordings submitted.
12.) The jury’s decisions are unquestionable and final. No appeals will be considered and the comments will be not provided. Comments made by the jury will not be disclosed.
13.) If a member of the jury has taught a competitor within the last two years, he will abstain from assessing that competitor.
15.) The candidates awarded at the Rising Stars Grand Prix – International Music Competition Berlin pledge that in the future they will use the entire title actually given by the jury. For any controversy the German court will be competent.
17.) All participants are responsible for their own expenses (travel, housing accommodations, etc.)
18.) The competition is not responsible for any damage or theft.
19.) Candidates cannot claim legal rights to recordings, photos or broadcasts that may be made in connection with the competition. All legal rights are reserved by the Rising Stars Grand Prix – International Music Competition Berlin and no fee is payable to any competitor for performances, photos, recordings or television broadcasts them.
20.) The Rising Stars Grand Prix reserves the right to modify or change the regulations, schedules and other information related to the competition.