Prizes for the winners of the International Competition for Young Pianists «Merci, Maestro!»

Category A:

  • First prize: 200 euro
  • Second prize: 150 euro
  • Third prize: 100 euro

Category B:

  • First prize: 400 euro
  • Second prize: 300 euro
  • Third prize: 200 euro

Category C:

  • First prize: 600 euro
  • Second prize: 400 euro
  • Third prize: 250 euro

Special Prizes: 

  • Prizes to youngest promising participant in each category
  • Special diplomas
  • Discount for the participation at the International Music Academy “FORTE” (
  • Scholarships to take part in master classes with famous pianists
  • Special prizes: participation in several workshops, concerts and festivals in Europe

If several winners receive the same number of points, the prize is distributed among them in equal proportion.

All winners will receive prizes in cash at the Gala concert. The winners among online participants will get they monetary prizes via bank transfer. All money transfer costs should be covered by participant.

All the finalists will receive diplomas for their presence at the secretary office of the competition. 

Certificate of participation will be issued to participants, who were not selected to the final round, in the evening after the announcement of the first round results at the secretary office of the competition.