Cluj-Napoca was selected as the European Youth Capital 2015 and has been declared Europe’s most hospitable city by the European Commission.
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 2011 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 130 contestants from 18 countries all over the globe.
In the same vein, the 15th edition of the competition (July 2015) 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.