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11th International Competition for Young Guitarists
«Andrés Segovia» from 31st March to 3rd April 2021
in Monheim am Rhein

General Information

Since the year 2000 the German section of the European Guitar Teachers Association EGTA·D is holding the Segovia Youth Competition with constant success, from 2016 with a new partner: the town of Monheim am Rhein. Every two years up to 90 children and young adults who are dedicated to the guitar flock together from about 30 countries.

The competition is split up into three age groups:
I. under 15 years
II. 15 to 17 years
III. 18 to 20 years
Age group III. competes in 2 rounds (1st round and Finale)

The performing programme must contain certain compulsory pieces.
The range of the 5 prizes for each age group extends from 100 to 1500 €, plus several valuable token prizes.
More detailed conditions are to be found in a seperate chapter.
Applications will be accepted from 1st till 30th Nov 2020.

The key-date to calculate the age is the 4th March 2021.
The competition is public and no entrance fee will be charged.
All events will take place at the Kulturzentrum Berliner Ring in Monheim am Rhein.

Preliminary Timetable 2021

The competition and all connected events will take place in the Cultural Centre of the Town of Monheim upon Rhine. This centre comprises 2 halls in direct vicinity.
See the map of the area

HALL 1   Saal der Musikschule (Hall of the Music School with Information Desk)
HALL 2   Aula Berliner Ring (Hall of the Otto-Hahn-Gymnasium)  with Snack Bar

Wednesday  31st March
   15-20 h   registration of the participants  (Info-Desk  Hall 1)
   18 h        Welcoming Event  (Hall 2)

Thursday  1st April
   9-17 h   performances of all age groups
   20 h     Concert

Friday  2nd April
   9-17 h   performances of all age groups

Saturday  3rd April
   9-12:30  performance of the finalists of age group 3 (Hall 2)
   20 h       Prize Winners' Concert (Hall 2)

Get an impression

  • 3-minutes VIDEO of the competition 2010


Unternavigation Sprachauswahl:
    German Version


Monheim am Rhein

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Travel by car.

Map of the Cultural Centre.

Monheim Website

Monheim upon Rhine