1. The Department of Culture of the City Council of Ferrol (A Coruña-Galicia-Spain) is organising the 30th International Piano Competition “Cidade de Ferrol”, which shall be held at Ferrol, from between 18 - 25 November 2016, in accordance to the following schedule:
2. The public announcement of the prize is determined by the publication of the rules within the Official Provincial Bulletin (BOP) and from the webpage: www.ferrol.es/piano
3. The competition is open to everyone, regardless of nationality, but applicants must be between the age of 16 and 35 at the deadline for registration (31 October). Former first place winners may not participate in the competition.
4.1. - Registrations shall commence the day following the publication of the rules in the Official Provincial Bulletin (BOP) and shall close on 31 October 2016.
4.2. - The registration form must be submitted to the Department of Culture (negociado de Cultura) - Piano Competition “Cidade de Ferrol”, duly completed and accompanied by the following mandatory documents, which shall not be returned under any circumstance:
CONCELLO DE FERROL - NEGOCIADO DE CULTURA - CONCURSO DE PIANO "CIDADE DE FERROL"
4.3. - The registration form may be replaced by a letter signed by the person concerned (the person sending the documents in the previous point), which must state:
4.4. - Registration applications shall be reviewed by the organisers of the competition, which shall verify the suitability of the submitted documentation and shall determine the status of applicants’ admission, which shall be notified by certified mail, email or fax, along with the full text of the rules.
5. - Jury
The membership of the jury shall be notified on the webpage: www.ferrol.es/piano, so that any legal appeals may be presented, should it be deemed appropriate to do so
The decisions of the jury shall be published on the webpage: www.ferrol.es/piano
6. - Recording and publishing rights
7.- The registration for the International Piano Competition “Cidade de Ferrol” necessarily implies the full acceptance of all points contained under these rules.
8.- In order to resolve any potential doubts or errors in the translation of these rules, the Galician version shall prevail.
9.- The competition organisers may resolve any situation not covered by these rules.