The Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists

The  Sixth Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists

November 2-3, 2021





1.The Sixth Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists will be held in November, 2021 in Tbilisi, Georgia;

2.The competition is open to pianists of 12 -16 years (including), from all regions of Georgia;

3. All competitors will bear the accommodation and travel expenses on their own;

4. The competition consists of one round (25-30 min);

5. The audition will be held at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire Recital Hall on November 2, 2021;

6. The Competition is open to the public;

7. The program shall be performed from memory;

8. No changes in the submitted program will be accepted;

9. The order of performances in the Competition will be determined by drawing of lots - November 1, 2021;

10. All competitors must attend drawing of lots;

11. All laureates will be awarded prizes and diplomas;

12. Prize-award ceremony and Gala Concert will be held at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire Grand Hall;

13. All prize winners must take part in the Gala Concert without receiving a fee;

14. All decisions of the Jury will be final and beyond appeal;

15. The Jury shall have the right not to award any of the prizes;

16. In the event of any recordings all rights belong to the Georgian Music Competitions Fund.




Program (25-30 min):

1. One Etude by Chopin (except for op.10 N: 3, 6 and op.25.N: 7);

2. Piece by Georgian Composer (about 5 min);

3. One or more pieces by Chopin.



  • I prize   – 2000 GEL
  • II prize  – 1500  GEL
  • III prize – 1000 GEL


Special prizes:

  • “For Artistry” 
  •  “For the best performance of the Georgian composer’s work”


Application for Participation

October 20, 2021 - Deadline for submitting an application form and a complete program.  Actual timing of each work performed must be stated accurately and the program should correspond to the allotted time (25-30 min).


Following attachments should be submitted together with the application form:

  • A copy of a birth certificate;
  • Short CV;
  • Recent high-quality photograph (JPG File);
  • Recommendation letter from music school;
  • Complete program;
  • Bank requisites.

The Georgian Music Competitions Fund

Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Georgia

The Polish Institute in Tbilisi 

1. Manana Doijashvili (Chairman)

2. Edisher Rusishvili

3. Esma Kiria

4. Nodar Nakaidze

5. Nino Bakradze