International Accordion Festival, 1st - 4th of July, 2021, Pleven
CONCERTINO AccordionBand
Gala - Concert of the Laureates

Actual news

Participants from Bulgaria in Trophee Mondiale 2020

In Trophee Mondiale 2020,
Category “World Music”, Bulgaria will be presented by Accordiomania Ensemble from National School of Arts “Panayot Pipkov” - Pleven. Georgi Ivanov from Academy ...

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Cancellation of International Accordiomania Accordion festival 2020 in Pleven

Dear participants, teachers, performers and all accordion lovers. I am very sorry to announce that due to the unpredictable situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are forced to cancel the ...

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New category in section “Folklore” in the Second Accordiomania International Competition

The Second Accordiomania International Competition has decided to include one more category - XI for folk music participants. It is for participants born in 2006 or later. Up to 7 minutes length ...

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Results from International accordion competition 2019

In the Results section the rankings and the relevant jury protocols are published by categories.

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CONCERTINO AccordionBand is the winner of the Grand prix - Accordiomania 2019 International Accordion Competition

CONCERTINO AccordionBand from Republic of Moldova is the winner of the Grand Prix at the first International Accordion Competition - Accordiomania 2019 , which took place in ...

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PROGRAM ACCORDIOMANIA - International Accordion Festival 2019 - 6th-9th June 2019

ACCORDIOMANIA - International Accordion Festival 2019 - 6th-9th June 2019, Pleven, Bulgaria



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Extended deadline for applying to the International ACCORDIOMANIA Accordion Competition 2019 and the masterclasses.

Due to long holiday in Bulgaria, banks will not be working in some of the days and there might be difficulties with registration. New deadline 12 May for applying ...

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International Accordiomania Accordion Competition 2019 Total Prize Fund 5000 €

GRAND PRIX in International Accordion Competition 2019 is awarded to the participant who isgiven the highest number of points by the jury members. Тhe participant receive a statuette, a diploma ...

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Master classes

Yuri Shishkin

Yuri Shishkin was born on 24th August 1963 in the town of Azov, Rostov, Russia. He graduated the Rostov Art School (1982), the Rostov Musical Pedagogic Institute (now the Conservatory of S.V.Rachmaninoff) in 1989 in the class of Professor Vyacheslav A. Semenov and completed his assistantship at the Russian Academy of Music "Gnessin" in Moscow in 1992. Laureate at international competitions from Klingenthal (Germany, 1988), Kansas City (USA, 1990), Castelfidardo (Italy, 1991). Between 1980 and 2001, he particip ... view more

Frederic Deschamps

Frédéric Deschamps is an internationally renowned professor who directs Master Classes all over the world (Europe, Asia, USA, South America, New Zealand) Creator of an accordion method based on the theme "The Movement Creates The Sound" entitled: "New Technical Approach". Winners of the largest international competitions in 1992, he has since shared his pedagogy with many artists from around the world and prepares them in turn for international competitions.   Professional experience: - President of the Confé ... view more

Conditions for participation

INTERNATIONAL ACCORDION ACADEMY 2021 Offers master classes of Yuri Shishkin and Frederic Deschamps   Conditions of participation 1. Active participants - 60 BGN for a 45 minute lesson 2. Passive participants (Listeners) - 30 BGN 3. The competitors, who are awarded 1st prizes at the International Competition are invited to take active part in the master classes for free. 4. All participants in the International Competition as well as their teachers have free access as listeners for the master classes. 5. The nu ... view more




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International Accordion Festival ACCORDIOMANIA - Pleven, 1-4 July 2021
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