Nationellt centrum för musiktalanger (based in Vänersborg, Sweden)
The participants should be aged from 14 to 18 years old.
The competition has three rounds (the final round with the accompaniment of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra).
03.01.2022 – 05.01.2022
Application for the competition 2022 is open April 2 – September 1, 2021.
The following information are needed to fill out the application form:
Recording: The participant should send an audio or video file that has been recorded.
Send the recording and note material to: email@example.com
The Pole Star Prize is divided into two periods (November 2021 & January 2022). The opening rounds are from 4-7.11.2021, the semi-final is on 3 January 2022 in Vänersborg and on 5th January 2022 is the final in Gothenburg.
The competition is held on national level for young people who fulfill at least one of the following criteria:
The jury chooses 20-25 competitors from recordings sent by the young musicians.
Alongside the competition: individual lessons, workshops, chamber music and orchestra playing.
More information (Swedish only)
Here is the link for a repertoire proposal.
First Prize – 50 000 SEK, an own ”Concert of the winner” and a performance at
next year’s final. A free course at the Musikakademi Vänersborg (Aurora Music) and the chance of being selected as Sweden’s representative in the EBU Eurovision Young Musicians competition. This selection is made every second year by SVT (the Swedish Public Service Television). SVT always selects one of the two most recent winners of Polstjärnepriset.
Second Prize – 10 000 SEK
Third Prize – 5 000 SEK
Forth Prize – 5 000 SEK