The 4th Glowing Harp competition has announced the winners of its 2024 contest

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June 3

In April, France hosted the 4th International Competition “Glowing Hap,” attracting around 70 participants from various countries worldwide.
The esteemed jury faced an extremely challenging task in selecting the winners of the competition. And here are the results.

Ligia Nowak (Poland) won first prize, Eugenia Alfier (Italy) and Iva Dimitrijević (Serbia) shared the second prize, and Lauren Swain (USA) won third prize – at the 4th category, up to 25yo.

3rd category (up to 18yo) first prize won Maria Pogolski (Germany), second prize won Paula Wettengel (Germany) and third prize shared between Linė Lipnickaitė (Lithuania) and Kalina Nowaczek (Poland).

Meredith Hau (UK) won the first prize at the 2nd category (up to 14yo), second prize was shared between Maryna Martianova (Ukraine / Poland) and Kylia, Tsz Yam Pai (UK / Hong Kong), thirds prize was shared between Klára Brabcová (Czech Republic), Jakub Sadílek (Czech Republic) and Antonina Wieczorek (Poland).

At the 1st category (up to 11yo) first prize winner is Julia Dermendjieva (Bulgaria), second prize was shared between Carlotta Maria Augugliaro (Italy), Anna Bilalova (Latvia), Ching Yin Stephanie Kwok (Hong Kong) and Urszula Smoła (Poland), third prize was shared between Ho Yee Ho (Hong Kong) and Ava Luangkesorn (USA).

The youngest winners – Debut category, up to 8yo) – are Sara Krammer-Lukaćova (Austria), Yu Sze Caitlyn Yip (Hong Kong) and Chi Yuet Estella Cheung (Hong Kong) who shared the first prize, Laon Dąbrowski (Republic of Korea / Poland) won the second prize and the third prize was shared between Pola Bitowska (Poland), Jenesa Bennett Leung (UK) and Amálie Švestková (Czech Republic).

Special prizes were awarded to:

Julia Dermendjieva (Bulgaria) – Camac Odyssey harp

Maria Pogolski (Germany) – EMCY prize

Carlotta Maria Augugliaro (Italy) – for the best performance of the Ukrainian folk tune “Hopak”

Meredith Hau (UK) – the the best performance of “In the Grove” by V.Sokalsky

Miriam Pipitone (Italy) – for the Best performance of “Patterns” by E.Andreev

Emily Howard (USA) – for the Best performance of “Aquarelles” by E.Andreev

Herman Shysh (Ukraine / Poland) – scholarship to the “Vienna Harp Days”

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June 3

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