International Accordion Festival, 29th of June - 2nd of July, 2023, Pleven
Kevin Azirovic (Serbia)
Gala - Concert of the Laureates

Actual news

2021 Grand Prix won by Kevin Azirovic (Serbia)

Grand Prix of the second edition of the International Accordion Competition “Accordiomania” 2021 is awarded to the 10-year-old participant from Serbia - Kevin Azirovic . He received ...

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Registration for Seminar for professional growth in the area of accordion art

In Accordion academy 2021 the world renowned specialists Frederic Deschamps, Yuri Shishkin, Victor Melnyk will be lecturers in a seminar for professional growth in the ...

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30.06.2021 (Wednesday) 17:00 – 19:00    Registration for National and International Accordion Competition „Accordiomania“ 2021, Venue: Room №2 - National School of Arts “P. Pipkov” Pleven   01.07.2021 (Thursday) 08:00 – 08:45    Registration ...

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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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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, 29 June - 2 July 2023
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