International Classical Guitar 2 in 1 Online Competition


EuroStrings – the European Guitar Festival Collaborative is pleased to announce the International Classical Guitar 2 in 1 Online Competition organised by the 16th Tampere Guitar Festival and Competition in Finland and the José Tomás Villa de Petrer International Guitar Festival and Competition 2020 in Spain. 

Guitarists can enter 2 competitions with 1 registration fee and no other costs. The Competition is open to guitarists from all over the world with no age limit. A maximum of 70 applicants will be accepted for Round One.

Applications are open from 15 July–9 August 2020.

  • The video performances of the 70 Round One guitarists will be on YouTube.  
  • Two separate juries will each choose 20 competitors to continue to the Semifinals of their competitions, in Spain and Finland (a single guitarist might be selected for the Semifinal round of both competitions; then, the same video can be used for both Semifinals). 
  • The Semifinal round will be broadcast live. From the Semifinalists, the two juries will choose four players to perform in two Final rounds: Finland and Spain. Finalists will have three weeks to prepare their Final Round videos. 

For more details about the Competition, see  and