The 10th Edition will start on 14 May gathering bands from 4 continents. Bucharest becomes the world capital of jazz.
"Music, of course, is what I hear and something that I more or less live by. It's not an occupation or profession, it's a compulsion."
In the Semi-final of Bucharest International Jazz Competition 2016 have been accepted 25 bands with musicians from 26 countries: Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong - China, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailanda, The Netherlands, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela.
The registration fee for one application / group is 120 Euro and will be paid by bank transfer as follows:
Amount: 120 Euro. The payment will be sent free of charge to the payee.
IBAN Account: RO82 BACX 0000 0004 3583 4003
Bank name: Unicredit Bank - Izvor Branch
Address: 20 Libertatii Blvd., 050707 Bucharest
Swift Code: BACXROBU
Subject: Registration fee for BIJC for...(band's name)
Drafts ( bank cheques ) are not accepted.
The registration fee is non-refundable. The registration fee will be refunded only to those competitors who have complete application documents and are not accepted in the Semi-final based on the recordings.
Registration deadline is February 10, 2017 - date of postmark at sender. Confirmation of the applicants' registration in the competition will be made before March 1, 2017.
The participants will have a professional technician and sound system along with back-line of drum kit, acoustic or digital piano, bass amplifier, guitar amplifier and microphones.
Organizers provide lodging for the first 5 registered musicians in the competition. Accommodation begins on May 13, 2017 and is ensured for the period the participants remain in contest. For the rest of the candidates, the organizers will make hotel reservations upon request, based on special accommodation packages offer.
The total amount of the prizes is 7.000 Euro: cash, in Romanian currency and concerts engagements.
- Grand Prize Winner 1.200 Eur
- Special Prize - Best Band 400 Eur
- Special Prize - Best Vocalist 400 Eur
- 3 – 5 concerts engagements for one or two finalist bands
The prize-winners will have priority in being included in the programs organized by jmEvents both nationally and abroad.
Final performers will receive diplomas. Prizes will be awarded by a Jury whose members are well known personalities of the jazz musical world. The Jury will use the standard criteria as:
- style / interpretation
- technique / diction / articulation
- time and rhythm
All the decisions of the Jury are final and non-appealable. The public preference will be considered for the final decision.
Each award-winner must receive his or her prize personally the next day after the Gala Concert. Any claim for the prizes after this date is not accepted.
The concerts will be broadcast by the Broadcasting Corporation or recorded for later transmission. A live or deferred broadcast by other Romanian or foreign Broadcasting Corporations is possible, as well as a complete or partial re-broadcast of the concerts on mass-media or online channels. By applying to take part in the competition, the applicants give their implied consent for this recording as well as for its transmission under the conditions mentioned above. The participants and the prize-winners have no claim to additional fees.
During the development of Bucharest International Jazz Competition, the participating bands are not allowed to perform in any other spaces except for those of this competition.
The infringement of rules has as consequence the exclusion from the competition, which is irrevocable, and/or taking pecuniary measures.
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