General Information and Competition Guidelines
|Welcome to the 2002 Coupe Mondiale in Copenhagen, Denmark.|
DANSKE HARMONIKASPILLERES LANDSFORBUND (DHL) will host the COUPE MONDIALE
2002. The Coupe Mondiale is an INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR ACCORDIONISTS
under the auspicies of the Confédération International des
Accordeonistes (C.I.A.) founded 1935 in Paris. The C.I.A. is a member
of the INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COUNCIL (IMC-UNESCO).|
Most of the CIA Coupe Mondiale categories will be held at the National Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1. General Conditions for All Categories
The INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR ACCORDION SOLOISTS 2002 (COUPE MONDIALE)
is open to accordionists of all nationalities who comply with the rules.
Competition is offered for accordionists in any of the six categories
1) Coupe Mondiale
2) Junior Coupe Mondiale
3) International Piano Accordion Competition
4) Virtuoso Entertainment Music Competition
5) Junior Virtuoso Entertainment Music Competition
6) International Chamber Music Competition
a. Candidates must be entered through
the CIA voting member organization(s) in their respective country. If
from a country where there is no CIA voting member organization, prospective
candidates are requested to apply directly to the CIA, subject to acceptance,
until such time as a voting member entity is established in that country.
|2. Entry Forms|
|Candidates are requested to
fill in the official entry form provided by the General Secretariat.|
Entry form should be complete and precise, completed in blockletters or typewriter, and accompanied by a passport size photograph. Completed entry forms and pictures should be mailed to:
|3. Entry Fees|
| 1) Coupe Mondiale US $60.00
2) Junior Coupe Mondiale US $40.00 (EURO 44,00)
3) International Piano Accordion Competition US $60.00 (EURO 65,00)
4) Virtuoso Entertainment Music Competition US $60.00 (EURO 65,00)
5) Junior Virtuoso Entertainment Music Competition US $40.00 (EURO 44,00)
6) International Chamber Music Competition US $60.00 (EURO 65,00)
The entryform and the entryfee are one
unit. The fee must be paid at same time as the entry form is mailed.
Only candidates of countries without a compartible currency are allowed
to pay the fee upon arrival at the Coupe Mondiale. This fee should be
paid to the CIA Treasurer upon registration. Non-paying candidates are
not allowed to compete. The entryfee should payed by banktransfer (Bankacount:
BANK AUSTRIA No. 662-024-900 ) with EURO only or the fee must be remitted
to the CIA Secretariat in form of an International bank-cheque payable
in US Dollars and bankcosts of US $14.00 must be added. (eg: Total:
SENIORS US$ 74.00 - JUNIORS: US $ 54.00)
|4. Acceptence of Regulations|
|A candidate's entry implies acceptance of regulations, the system of judging and the jury's decision as being final. Entered candidates not arriving or competing without apology will be excluded from subsequent Coupe Mondiales.|
|5. Music For Judges|
|a) Each candidate must bring
to the competition three (3) published copies of his/her Own Choice Music.|
b) The copies of each piece are to be tied together in a single bundle, each copy clearly labelled with the name and the country of the candidate and handed over to competition-office after arrival.
|There are no restriction as to make size or type of accordions used by the candidates, but electronic attachements may not be employed.|
a) must use music of different composers, i.e. only one composition by anyone composer.
b) must include opus numbers and any other identification such as catalogue numbers and individual movements for each selection performed.
c) must list whether the compositions are published.
d) must list full name of composer and the arranger if applicable.
e) must give the approximate playing-time for each selection.
f) must send a photograph in passport size together with the entryform to the secretariat.
g) the signature on the entry form is a statement saying he/she has read the rules understand and accept them.
h) For Virtuoso Class only: if music is not available, please write a short explanation.
i) First Place winners may not enter the same category they have won in subsequent years.
|Contestants are judged in all
sections on overall musicianship, including technical profiency and stylistic
understanding of all music performed. |
THE DECISIONS OF THE JURY ARE FINAL.
|8a. Time Limit Penalty|
Note to candidates: Each signed
entry form indicates that the candidate understands the competition
guidelines, so please ensure that your program meets the competition
guidelines concerning minimum and maximum time limits. Mark penalties
for any failure to follow the maximum or minimum playing time for each
class will be imposed as follows:
Example: The candidate has a playing time of 22:30 minutes in a category with a 20 minute maximum playing time limit.
Therefore this candidate would have a 2 point penalty deducted.
|Accomodation will be arranged by the organizer but is to be paid by the candidate. The costs begin from about US $20.00 per person based on three (3) people per room.|
|10. Arrival and Departure|
|All participants must announce
his/her arrival and departuredate and time with the entry or registration
form. If Participants need a visa they should write for an official invitation
to get a visa.|
All participants must register the Cab Inn Scandanavia, Copenhagen on during the day on October 16, 2002. The draw for playing order will be at 6:00 PM at the National Museum
|11. CIA Competition Rules and Regulations|
|The English language version shall be the definitive text.|
|12. Closing Date for Entries|
|CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: JULY 15, 2002|
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