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Press-Release February 01, 2011

Only 15 days before the end of the entries deadline at 2nd International Chamber Music Competition “Cidade de Alcobaça” The entries deadline of the 2nd International Chamber Music Competition “Cidade de Alcobaça” closes on February 15 15 days before the entries closing date, the 2 nd International Chamber Music Competition "Cidade of Alcobaça (CIMCA) still invites all interested parties and potential participants to join this competition which has the promotion of Chamber Music as one of its main objectives. Entries are still accepted until next February 15, as the event is scheduled from April 10 to 15 at Cine-Teatro de Alcobaça – João d'Oliva Monteiro, a place that welcomes this competition for its second edition. This is a project that also tries to fill a national gap referring to events that reward the merit of musicians and national groups as well foreigners who see our country as an opportunity to launch their career, celebrating on the other hand the talent creativity and ability of young musicians. Besides the names that compose the jury competition: Antonio Rosa (Artistic Director), Pedro Burmester, Alexandre Delgado, Hugo Assunção, António Oliveira, Luiz Fernando Pérez Herrero (Escuela Superior Reina Sofia, Madrid) and Gunter Pfitzenmaier (Staatliche Hochschule für Musik - Karlsruhe), CIMCA has once again Nuno Azevedo, Deputy-Director of Casa da Música Foundation in Porto, as its Competition Embassador. Let us remember that the Junior Category winners will receive a prize of 3000 € (sponsored by the Foundation Inatel) and the chance to perform in concerts at Cistermúsica and Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB). As for the Senior Category, the prize will be 5000 €, with concerts at Cistermúsica, CCB and Guimarães 2012 - European Capital of Culture.

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Press-Kit :: 15 days before the end of the entries deadline :: CIMCA 2011