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16th Uppsala International Guitar Festival in October


16th edition of the Uppsala Guitar Festival will take place at Uppsala Konsert & kongress from Wednesday October 9 until Sunday October 13 2019.

For several years now, Uppsala International Guitar Festival invites guitarists up to 25 years of age to submit their entries to the contest Young Talents. This event encourages and highlights the new generation of guitarists of the festival in whatever genre they operate. An international jury selects the winner. Young Talent competition will take place on October 12 2019 and the audience will vote the winner.

This year’s prizes:

First Prize: 25,000 SEK and concert next years festival in Uppsala.
Second Prize: 10,000 SEK 
Other prizes (among the best classical guitar players):
Become part of EuroStrings Artists exchange programme. Tours to other festivals, etc.   Some other prizes to be announced later.

We encourage you to apply for EuroStrings scholarship because this is one of the best ways to become a Young Talent and EuroStrings artist.