Mimas Music Festival

2024 Mimas Music Festival is NOW open

Music joins the beautiful landscapes of the island creating special moments of sharing

Piano | Violin | Opera Singer, open to 6-35 years old

International jury team, awards worth over €20.000

Submit video online to participate, free program choice, Opportunity to perform in Italy in summer 2024

About Mimas Music Festival


About

The Festival was born in 2018 to make young musicians from all over the world protagonists. Music joins the beautiful landscapes of the island creating special moments of sharing. To create opportunities for young musicians we organize the international competition, we are connected with an international network and it's the first festival to take place in several European countries. The Festival is part of the MuSa art&science group which develops in various areas of the world.

The festival consists of 3 categories, Piano | Violin | Opera Singer, open to 6-35 years old, submit video online to participate. The winners will have the opportunity to perform in Italy in summer 2023.

About Procida Island

PROCIDA
Procida was appointed as the Capital of Italian Culture 2022 by the Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism Dario Franceschini and chosen by a commission of experts. Procida, is a tiny spot (under two square miles in total) of land in the Bay of Naples in Italy, and might be best known as the island between Ischia and Capri. Procida was the set of several lms such as The Talent of Mr.Ripley and Il Postino thanks to its dream scenarios. The pastel-colored houses, marinas lined with cafes and narrow streets of its larger counterparts, but also with historic sites, wilderness and nearby empty beaches.

Certificate & Organizer

Prize winners will receive the official certificate of winners. Other candidates will receive the certificate of distinction.

Organizer    

Main Sponsor    

Offical website: www.mimasfestival.com

2023 Mimas Music Festival Highlights

Meet the Jury

*This is only part of the jury team and subject to change.

LUCIANO RUOTOLO

Founder and Artistic Director of Mimas Music Festival

ROMINA CASUCCI

Opera Singer Artistic Director of Mimas Music Festival

GIUSEPPE DEVASTATO

President of the Jury and of WPTA Spain, Concert pianist and composer

XHOAN SHKRELI

Violinist Orchestra Professor Teatro La Fenice Venezia

CARLES LAMA

Director of KNS Classical Steinway artist, international concert pianist

EMILY SUN

Concert violinist Winner of international awards

Regulation

1. The result will not be changed once announced.
2. Only award will be announed rst. Comments and scores will be given later upon special request.
3. The Mimas Special Prize for each category is awarded only if the jury unanimously votes the highest possible score for the rst prize.
4. Musicians who have had educational relationships with the festival team cannot participate

Video recording rules

1. The video must not be edited or embellished, and the quality of the video must be clear.
2. The video from 2022 can also be used, but the file size shall not exceed 1G.
3. The contestants shall send the video, portrait photo, ID copy, program information, and English biography (only for virtuoso category) to music@seedasdan.org before the video submitting deadline, email title as category + name.

Age Group and Program

Program:The program is free,you can upload more than one piece as long as within the duration.

Violin Piano Opera Singer
Age Group Duration Age Group Duration Age Group Duration
Junior A - Ages 6-7 max 10 min Junior A - Ages 6-7 max 10 min Young - Ages 17-22 max 10 min
Junior B - Ages 8-10 max 10 min Junior B - Ages 8-10 max 10 min Virtuoso-Ages 23-33 max 15 min
Junior C - Ages 11-13 max 12 min Junior C - Ages 11-13 max 12 min - -
Junior D - Ages 14-16 max 15 min Junior D - Ages 14-16 max 15 min - -
Young - Ages 17-19 max 20 min Young - Ages 17-19 max 20 min - -
Virtuoso - Ages 20-35 max 30 min Virtuoso - Ages 20-35 max 30 min - -
 

Award

Regular Prizes

- First Prize winners will receive a Special Mimas Prize from €500 to €5.000 and perform at Mimas Festival and Spain,with direct access to top selections to other competitions
- 1st, 2nd, 3rd Prize will have the chance to receive scholarship for Mimas 2025
- 4th, 5th, 6th Prize will receive official certificate of winners
- Other participants will receive certificate of distinction

Special Prizes

Special Prize includes but are not limited to: - KNS Classical Prize–Digital publishing and distribution - Best performance of a work of Baroque / Classical /Romantic / Contemporary Composer / Beethoven - Best performance of Virtuoso Etude / Composition - Best European / Asian / African / American Pianist etc.

Participation Instruction

How to participate

submit video, portrait photo, ID copy and English biography (only for virtuoso category) to participate

Application fee

Including registration fee, expert evaluation fee,
certificate production fee and mailing fee etc

How to resgister

Press the button "Sign up Now" to register

Schedule

Application & Video Submit Deadline:
  • January 31, 2024 (Violin)
  • February 29, 2024 (Piano)
  • March 31, 2024 (Opera Singer)

*The deadline for Piano and Opera Singer are tentative and subject to the most-updated dates.

Awards Announcement:
  • Late February, 2024 (Violin)
  • Late April, 2024 (Piano)
  • Late May, 2024 (Opera Singer)
MIMAS Music Festival

August, 2024

Reginal Consultants


Northern China

Northern China

Beijing, Tianjin, Shanxi, Shandong, Hebei, Henan, Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning

Ms. Zhang 13269709296


Eastern China

Eastern China

Shanghai, Jiangsu

Ms. Zhou 13127836096


Eastern China

Eastern China

Zhejiang

Ms. Wang 15618633087


Southern China

Southern China

Shenzhen, Zhongshan, Zhuhai, Fujian, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Overseas

Ms. Ou 18576756975


Sothern China

Sothern China

Guangdong (except Shenzhen, Zhongshan, Zhuhai), Guangxi, Hainan

Ms. Ou 15112530751


Central China

Central China

Hunan, Hubei, Anhui, Jiangxi, Xinjiang

Ms. Pan 13086629260


Western China

Western China

Shaanxi, Sichuan, Chongqing, Yunnan, Guizhou, Ningxia, Gansu, Qinghai, Tibet

Ms Li 18502808484

Impressions