The “OHRID PEARLS” International competition 2021 ended on 19th of June.
The winners of this edition were:
XAVIER SANTOS (Portugal, flute) won the Grand Prix “Ohrid Pearls” & golden plaque – first prize
BLAGOJA VASILEVSKI (North Macedonia, French horn) – second prize
LILLY PADDAGS (Germany, saxophone) – third prize
JERZY SWIANIEWICZ (Poland, trumpet) won the EMCY prize
CHRISTINA MARIAKAKI (Greece, flute for) won the SOCOM prize winner for best performance of a piece by a Macedonian composer
JANA KAEVSKA (North Macedonia, flute) won the “TOMISLAV ZOGRAFSKI” foundation prize winners
BLAGOJA VASILEVSKI (North Macedonia, French horn) won the SMUM recital at the annual Golden Lira festival
LILLY PADDAGS (Germany, saxophone) for the best interpretation of U. Mamlock: Rückblick won the “URSULA MAMLOK SPECIAL AWARD”
BOLIANG LIU (China, saxophone) & LILLY PADDAGS (Germany, saxophone) were awarded with THE FAMILY OF WOLFGANG JACOBI SPECIAL PRIZE, for the best interpretation of W. Jacobi: Sonata for Alto-saxophone and Piano
For more information check the competition website.