October 2020

launch of an electronic system of Competition applications (online application forms)

March / April 2021 

preliminary round for the candidates from Poland (holders of the Polish citizenship or the Polish Ethnicity Card).
The preliminary round is not obligatory; the Polish candidates may alternatively submit their applications according to the procedures stipulated in sections 10-12 of the Rulebook. The preliminary round will be held in Warsaw; its exact dates, venues and rules will be announced separately.

14 May 2021

deadline for submission of Competition applications

1 June 2021

announcement of the list of Competition qualifiers on the website of the Competition; the qualified candidates will also be informed by e-mail

11-17 September 2021

organisation of the Competition at the Artur Malawski Podkarpacka Philharmonic Hall in Rzeszów

18 September 2021 

Prize Winners Concert and official award ceremony

20 September 2021

repeat performance of the Prize Winners Concert at the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw