October 10-16, 2019
Tokyo • Japan

Dear friends!

We are proud to welcome you to our second edition of the Japan Piano Open International Piano Competition 2019, organized by European Foundation for Support of Culture, which is taking place in the city of Japan – Tokyo.

This international piano competition will provide an opportunity and a new effective platform for young pianists, not only to show their technique, skills and professionalism, but also their personality and knowledge when interpreting the compositions which they will be performing. 

The Japan Piano Open International Piano Competition 2019 makes part of the big series of 14 international piano competitions where 5 best participants of each competition will be invited to participate at the Malta International Piano Competition 2021 within the framework of the “Malta International Music Festival”. 

The mission of the European Foundation for Support of Culture through the presentation of this Festival is to re-discover, promote, support and document the great masters for keyboard while providing audiences with a unique musical experience; to build the audiences of the future to help ensure the very existence of classical music.

With so many artistic achievements to its credit, the European Foundation for Support of Culture looks forward towards the continued success of its classical music projects in the future. 

I welcome you all to Japan Piano Open International Piano Competition and I wish everyone a very enjoyable time in Tokyo! Good luck and success to all participants.

With best regards and respect,
Mr. Konstantin Ishkhanov,
President of EFSC


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