12th Bucharest International Jazz Competition 2018

Now in its 12th year, the Bucharest International Jazz Competition has opened registration for 2018 and all jazz instrumentalists and vocalists, no older than 40, are invited to participate.

Bucharest International Jazz Competition is one of the most appreciated jazz events, by specialists and the public, the event being ranked among the first 3 European jazz competitions.

The total value of the prizes for 2017 is 7,000 Euro, of which 1,200 Euro are reserved for the Grand Prize Winner.

Between the 12th and 19th of May 2018, Bucharest International Jazz Competition celebrates its 12th edition. The competition takes place during the International Festival EUROPAfest. It promises unforgettable meetings, thrilled audience, atmosphere, by combining concerts with jam sessions, workshops and jazz master-classes.

The winner is chosen by a jury composed of artists and teachers, personalities of the international jazz world.

Over the years, the Bucharest International Jazz Competition has proved to be a promoter for jazz musicians and bands, not only in Eastern Europe but all over the world. Its mission is to contribute to the acknowledgment of jazz values and to celebrate creativity and freedom of expression.

In 2017, 22 bands with musicians from 20 countries have participated.

2018 Bucharest International Jazz Competition Registration Fee

The registration fee for one application / jazz band is 120 Euro.