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Competition Rules

Associazione Culturale VALSESIA MUSICA
1)   The      34th   Valsesia   Musica   International   Competition 2018    is   open   to   candidates   of   all   nationalities   born   on   or   after           1st January 1981 . 2) Candidates must send to Associazione Culturale VALSESIA MUSICA corso Roma n°35 - C.P. n.40 - I - 13019 Varallo (VC), Italy or to info@valsesiamusica.com   within (postmark deadline): Tuesday ,  24th April 2018 (violin and orchestra)  Friday ,  3rd August 2018 (piano) the following documents: a) duly filled in  application form b) a photocopy of their  passport c) curriculum vitae  (in English) d) one recent  photo  suitable for publicity purposes e)   payment   of   €   100         (free      of      any      charge)      by      bank     transfer                                 (   account   details   can   be   requested   from   the secretariat   writing   to   info@valsesiamusica.com    )   or   by   postal order   addressed   to   Associazione   Culturale   Valsesia   Musica   - corso Roma, 35 - C.P.n.40 - 13019 Varallo (VC), Italy 3)   Candidates      will      not      be      admitted      to      the      contest      unless     all      documents   (point      2)      are      received.      The      amount      will     not      be      reimbursed      for      any   reason,   except   in   the   cases mentioned at point 9 of the regulation. 4)   Before   the   first   round,   candidates   must   show   documents proving their identity to the secretary of the contest. 5)   The   decisions   of   the   jury   are   final   and   not   subject   to review    or    appeal .    If    there    is    any    dispute    about    the interpretation   of   the   regulations,   a   decision   will   be   taken   on the basis of the Italian text. 6)    The    jury    into    equal    parts    can    divide    the    prizes.    The members   of   the   jury   may   also   decide   not   to   give   any   reward   if they deem that no candidate is worthy. 7)    All    the    rounds    are    open    to    the    public    and    all    the performances must be given by heart. 8)   The   competition   consists   of   three   rounds:   if   necessary   the jury may request competitors some additional performances. 9)   The      organizing      committee      may      cancel      one      or      more     sections      in      case      of   too         few         entries.         Candidates         will         be        promptly   informed   and   the amount will be refunded. 10)   The   program   order   of   the   rounds   will   be   drawn   by   lots   at the convocation time. 11)   The   drawing   order   will   be   followed   in   all   rounds,   the   final one   excepted.   The   day   and   the   time   of   the   performance   will be   decided   by   the   secretariat.   The   order   of   appearance   in   the final will be determined by the jury. 12)   Candidates   must   fill   in   the   application   form   listing   their program in due order. 13)   In   the   eventuality   of   radio   or   television   productions,   audio or   video   recordings   of   the   tests   or   of   the   winners’   concerts, the   participants   have   no   right   to   advance   claims   or   financial requests    to    the    producers    or    transmitters.    Participation implies the tacit consent of the above. 14)    The    prize-winners    of    Valsesia    Musica    International Competition    pledge   that   in   the   future   they   will   use   the   title actually   given   them   by   the   jury.   Any   abuse   will   be   legally prosecuted. 15)   The   jury   is   made   up   of   renowned   Italian   and   foreign artists   and   critics.   Those   members   who   have   or   have   had, during    the    two    years    before    the    starting    date    of    the competition,     didactic     relationships     with     one     or     more competitors,   must   retain   from   taking   part   in   the   discussion and   in   the   voting   during   the   above-mentioned   competitors’ examinations.   The   abstention   must   be   clearly   reported   in   the minutes.   During   the   first   meeting,   each   member   of   the   jury must    sign    a    statement    about    his/her    personal    situation towards the participants with reference to the above. 16)    The    Law    Courts    of    Varallo    Sesia    have    the    right    to deliberate if any controversy arises.