We have to announce that for evident and well-known reasons, the XI International Balys Dvarionas Competition for Young Pianists and Violinists rescheduled for April 2021. We are very thankful to competition participants, jury members, accompanists as well as sponsors and partners: Lithuanian Council for Culture, Lithuanian National Symphonic Orchestra, Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall, Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy, Vilnius Balys Dvarionas Music School, Lithuanian National Radio and Television, European Union of Music Competitions for Youth as well other parties for exceptional support and understanding.

Thanks to the benevolence of all of you, we can announce that the new competition dates are 22-30 April 2021.

All participants, despite the changed age, will be able to participate in the same age categories as before the postpone.

Practical information:
Air tickets.

Most airlines as a response to the coronavirus situation allowing change flight dates free of charge. Changes permitted just once. It is crucial to make changes before the first flight in your itinerary. For a couple of weeks we recommend to sustain of any ticket change actions, it is quite likely that your flight to Vilnius will be canceled and you will be able to refund all the amount you've paid.


All accommodation booked by the competition partner Travel Agency "ART TOURS" is already canceled without penalties. It is vital to announce for the property you've booked that you are not able to come on the scheduled dates. Even if the reservation is prepaid and non-refundable, we advise you to try to negotiate with the hotel or b&b.


We are consulting with consular authorities regarding visa changes.

Time runs quickly! We look forward to meeting you in 2021. If You have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

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