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The 4th Hong Kong International Young Musicians Competition Rules

The competition is organized by The Association of Hong Kong International Music Competition and Hong Kong International Young
Musicians Competition Foundation.

Pre-Selection Application deadline : Tuesday, 28 February 2024.

*No Application fee for Video Pre-Selection

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1st Round Application deadline : Wednesday, 15 March, 2024

Application Link will be opened on 10 March 2024

*Qualified Candidates for the 1st Round after Pre-Selection will be announced on Friday, 10 March 2024.

Any pre-selection application or video collected after the deadlines will not be accepted.

Any 1st-round application and payment after the deadlines will not be accepted.

All applicants who participate in the 4th Hong Kong International Young Musicians Competition must fill in the online applications through

– All videos must be saved in google drive or YouTube or 百度网盘 forapplicants from China) and only the link should be sent with the file
named with: SURNAME, First name, date of birth (YYYY MM DD), nationality, category

– Copy of valid passport or ID Card

– Contact details including valid phone number, corresponding address and email address

– Proof of payment of registration fees (All Bank Charges etc. on both sides should be at the cost of candidates)

– Artistic picture (vertical)

– Short biography (max 500 characters)

– Complete program must be submitted

The competition is only for Violin Solo this year, divided into 4 age categories : A, B, C and D and is open to all nationalities.

The FINALISTS will be announced on both our Facebook page and webpage.

A secretary of the jury will also be present at all events. In case of a tie, a casting vote will be given to the president of the jury.

The organizers will in no way be held responsible for the absence of a member of the jury, whatever the cause. Nevertheless, they will undertake, if possible, to provide a replacement.

The jury’s decisions cannot be changed.

Jury will only listen and judge the performances within the allowed time-limit.

Jury members who are parents (up to 3rd degree) or teachers of a candidate will not be allowed to vote for the participant.

By entering the contest, the contestant accepts without reservation that the organizers use photos or videos of the contestant for purposes related to the contest.

Video timing must be strictly respected.

The program must be played by memory at all levels of the competition (except for sonatas with piano accompaniment).