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JOURNALIST ACCREDITATIONS AT THE 2022 GEORGE ENESCU INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

The 2022 edition of the George Enescu International Competition will take place between September 4-18, at the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest. In total, 34 young musicians from around the world qualified for the semi-finals of the competition, in the Cello, Violin and Piano sections. Also, 22 orchestral and chamber works will enter the competition in the Composition Section, where an Originality Award will also be offered.

The Competition’s program includes an Extraordinary Opening Concert, scheduled for September 4, five recitals performed by established artists, as well as the three Cello, Violin and Piano Finals where three among the best young musicians selected by the specialized jury, accompanied by the “George Enescu” Philharmonic Orchestra, will perform a full concert, and at the end of the evening the winner of the competition will be announced. During the Semifinals, the evolution of the young musicians registered in the Competition can be followed step by step, as they present a vast number of works in the form of recitals to the expert jury and the public. The winning works of the Composition Section will be announced to the public on September 18, together with the winners of the Piano Section.

The complete program of the Competition is available at this link.

PRESS ACCREDITATION

At the 2022 edition of the Enescu Competition, accreditation will be awarded based on completing an online form on the Competition and Festival website, www.festivalenescu.ro, at the PRESS Section, following the next steps:

1. Enter this access link for registration.

2. Fill in the fields with the requested information. Read the Terms and Conditions and check the relevant box.

3. After filling in the required information, each journalist receives a message confirming the registration of the information.

4. At the end of the accreditation process, based on a verification procedure, journalists receive confirmation of accreditation by email.

5. Accreditation will be in the form of a badge. The accreditation badge can be picked up on September 1, at the Romanian Athenaeum, between 11am and 2pm or on the first day of participation in a recital or concert within the George Enescu International Competition, at the entrance to the Athenaeum foyer.

The deadline for the online registration of credentials is August 28, 2022.

The maximum limit per newsroom is two accreditations (journalist + cameraman/photographer as the case may be), while for specialized journalists and bloggers – the limit is one accreditation.

Accreditations allow journalists access to the concert hall in the press seats.

For any other details or in case of technical difficulties, journalists can write to the following email address: press@artexim.ro.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

1. ACCESS TO INFORMATION – During the Competition, related events will also take place – CD launches, autograph sessions. Journalists are invited to inform themselves about all the events from the press releases, as well as on the website www.festivalenescu.ro.

2. ACCESS TO THE EVENTS – Access of media representatives to the concert hall will be done exclusively with accreditations. Considering the limited number of seats, the organizers reserve the right to determine that only one reporter + one photographer/cameraman will participate in some concerts.

3. ACCESS TO VIDEO IMAGES – Romanian Television has the exclusive rights to record the recitals and concerts within the Competition. Any other televisions has the right to take images from TVR, or to film for a maximum of 3 minutes at the beginning or at the end of the recitals and concerts within the Enescu Competition 2022. For a good performance of the artistic act, filming will be done from backstage and exclusively based on a press accreditation provided by the organizers or, in case of a specific artistic situation, only with the consent of the organizers. Access to all other events organized within the Competition (conferences, launches, other cultural activities) is free. The recitals and concerts will be live streamed on the website www.festivalenescu.ro.

4. ACCESS TO PHOTOGRAPHS – Photographers are welcome at all events of the Enescu Competition 2022. Photography is done for a maximum of 3 minutes, at the beginning and at the end of each recital and concert. For a good performance of the artistic act, photography will be done from backstage and exclusively based on a press accreditation provided by the organizers or, in case of a specific artistic situation, with the consent of the organizers.

The official photographers of the Enescu 2022 Competition will make available to the media free of charge a series of images in real time from the events of the Competition, taken by the official photographers of the Competition. They can be accessed at this link. Also, at the request of the media, the organizers can offer free images from the artists’ archives or from the Competition’s archives.

Access to all other events organized within the Competition (conferences, launches, cultural activities, etc.) is free.

Publications are required to respect the credits rules when using photos taken by official photographers of the Enescu Competition.

5. WITHDRAWAL OF ACCREDITATIONS – The organizers reserve the right to withdraw accreditations for non-compliance with the rules in the concert halls, as well as to introduce new rules in exceptional situations. The Enescu Competition is internationally recognized, being a member of the World Federation of International Competitions and must comply with the organization’s rules that allow alignment with the standards of the relevant forums.

6. INTERVIEW REQUESTS – Journalists are required to make early arrangements for conducting interviews, at the email address press@artexim.ro. The requests will be sent to artists, who will decide according to their own schedule whether to give them or not. Considering the limited time that a good part of the artists spend in Romania on the occasion of the Enescu Competition, it is possible that some requests for interviews will not be honored.