Anna Amalia Competition for Young Guitarists

All competitions
23/04/2019 - 28/04/2019
Weimar, Germany
Guitar | Plucked strings

The Weimar based biannual competition started in 1993 and was originally a national event. Its organiser, the Weimar Guitar Association gradually built up its profile and in 1999 – Weimar’s year as European Capital of Culture – the competition became international. It was accepted as a member of EMCY in 2004.



Gitarreverein Weimar e.V.


Every two years

Next deadline



One or two rounds depending on age category

Age range

1-20 (3 age categories)


Available up from June 2018


Enrolment can be made online (up from December 2016) via www.gitarreverein-weimar.de as well as the payment of the registration fee of 50,- € by bank transfer until 15th February 2019 at the latest.

The number of participants is limited. The admission occurs in the order of the entrance of the registrations.

Incomplete or late applications cannot be accepted.

In exceptional cases the fee may be paid upon arrival.

In case of a refusal by the participant the registration fee cannot be refunded.


In each age group a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize can be awarded. In addition, prizes for the best interpretation of a classical work, the contemporary set pieces and other special prizes may be awarded. The jury has the right not to award every prize.


Visit original competition page www.gitarreverein-weimar.de

Prize winners