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16th "Gheorghe Dima" International Music Competition
July 9th - July 15th 2017 Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Starting from 2019,

the flute and clarinet competition becomes



We will be glad to have you in Cluj


7 and 14 July 2019.

For more information about the first edition of the competition under its new name, visit:


With an impressive history confirmed by last editions, the Gheorghe Dima music competition continues to be one of the most important music competitions in Romania. Started in 1984 by the "Gheorghe Dima" Music Academy in Cluj, the competition ran continuously for twelve editions before being successfully revived thirteen years later.

The 2015 edition, dedicated to flute and clarinet, marked a leap in the competition's international dimension, with some of the most important performers in the world as jury members and approximately 120 contestants from 17 countries all over the globe.
In the same vein, the 16th edition of the competition (July 2017) awaits musicians from all over the world in its sections -
Flute and Clarinet - to stand before a jury made of world renowned personalities, probably the youngest international jury ever.

The competition will take place at the "Gheorghe Dima" Music Academy situated in the heart of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.


Project co-financed by the Administration of the National Cultural Fund. The project does not reflect the Administration of the National Cultural Fund's view. The ANCF cannot be held responsible for the project's contents or use of results. Responsibility for the latter belongs solely to the beneficiary.

Project implemented with support from the Cluj-Napoca City Hall and Local Council.

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