Bucharest International Jazz Competition - SUBMISSION OPPORTUNITY

Bucharest International Jazz Competition - SUBMISSION OPPORTUNITY

May 12-19/18, Bucharest, Romania

Deadline: February 10, 2018

A whole week dedicated to jazz -- concerts, jam sessions and workshops, at the end of which, the best artists of the new generation of jazz will be known. BIJC is ranked as the second jazz contest in Europe and the third in the world. Dedicated to professional musicians, the event successfully debuted in 2007, registering an unexpected participation for the first edition – 30 bands from 25 countries. The trend was maintained, the popularity of the event increasing significantly, rightfully earning the title as the most visible and strong competition in the region. 

The 12th Bucharest International Jazz Competition is open to bands and vocalists of all nationalities. Applicants must be born after May 1st, 1978. Applications will each be evaluated by the admissions panel and adjudicators. Recordings must have been made in the past 12 months. The application must include 2-3 pieces of different styles.

Upon selection, semi-finalists can go on to 2nd and 3rd rounds of finals, performing in concert halls, jam sessions and other venues.


  • Grand Prize: 1200 EUR
  • Special Prize - Best Band: 400 EUR
  • Special Prize - Best Vocalist: 400 EUR
  • 3-5 concert engagements for 1-2 finalist bands

For more info and to apply, CLICK HERE.