Metelka Competition  

INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN MAKING COMPETITION
PRAGUE, May 31 – June 3, 2017

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PHOTOGALLERY

5. Competition, Prague 31. May - 3. June 2017


Please take a look at the pictures from the Competition here. The photogallery is being continuously updated, therefore please keep checking it!


4. Competition, Náchod 24. - 28. April 2012

the official poster of the Competition's IV. Edition invitation to a concert: the Epoque kvartet information brochure - page 1 information brochure - page 2 patronage of the Minister of Culture concentrated Jaroslav kohout. You can hear only the sounds of the curving and cutting tools. the collective scroll carving contest - the unique attraction of this competition Christophe Landon carving his scroll (the judges took part outside the competition) Jan Richter at scroll carving Jan Špidlen carving (the judges took part outside the competition) the new violin heads ready for examination examination of the violins: Tadeusz Slodyczka (POL) and Krzystof Krupa (POL) examination of the violins: Krzystof Krupa (POL) and Oleg Semenucha (UKR) examining Stefan Lindholm (SWE) Oleg Semenucha and Libor Sedláček Pavla Šperlová and Václav Pikrt Stefan Lindholm (SWE) the scoring protocol - judging the work of others is an appeal for responsibility the main organizer Dalibor Bzirský with his wife Petra Oleg Semenucha (UKR) with a violin by J. B. Guadagnini Tomáš Pilař and his son-in-law Pavel Hušek the jury mambers Markus Klimke (FRA) a Jan Špidlen discussions over the violins: Jaroslav Kohout and Václav Pikrt discussions over the violins: Jaroslav Kohout, Václav Pikrt a Libor Sedláček discussions over the violins: Dalibor Bzirský, Jaroslav Kohout, Václav Pikrt a Libor Sedláček jury member Markus Klimke (FRA) IT corner - processing the results a lecture of Christophe Landon on highlights of the Italian violin making a lecture of Tomáš Pilař on the Giant Mountains' violin making school an informal evening: the Competition's founder Jaromír Joo playing a violin an informal evening: Markus Klimke and Jan Špidlen the tone test - violins are played behind a curtain the tone test - violins are played behind a curtain festive prize giving ceremony and banquet the organizing body: Stanislav Bohadlo, Dalibor Bzirský and Jaromír Joo the 3-members jury: Jan Špidlen (CZE), Christophe Landon (USA), Markus Klimke (FRA) prizes for the winners 1st place - Krzystof Krupa (POL) 2nd place - Michal Róžak (POL) 3rd place - Pavel Hušek (CZE)

3. Competition, Náchod 23. - 26. April 2008

the official poster of the Competition's III. Edition the scroll carving contest the scroll carving contest the scroll carving contest the scroll carving contest the attendance of the curious public judge Jan Špidlen is examining the finished scrolls competing instruments are accessible to the public violin maker Tomáš Pilař is taking a look at the competing violins judge Simeone Morassi is giving comments to Pavel Hušek interview with a participant Jaroslav Svěcený's show focused on the Czech violin making school exhibition of fine Italian instruments kindly lent by the judge Claude Lébet (CH) exhibited pochettes from the collection of Claude Lébet (CH) banquet to the festive price giving ceremony banquet to the festive price giving ceremony František Kůs - the competition's winner informal evening and jam session in a bowling bar

2. Competition, Náchod 29. dubna - 2. May 2004

the official poster of the Competition's II. Edition the scroll carving contest the scroll carving contest Simeone Morassi and Danilo Fiorentini (both ITA) busy working judges from left: T. Slodyczka (POL), R. Schryer (CAN), P. Robin (FRA), J. Špidlen (CZE), J. Svěcený (CZE), C. Lébet (CH) judges Patrick Robin (FRA) and Jan Špidlen (CZE) the jury in action: Claude Lébet (CH), Patrick Robin (FRA) a Tadeusz Slodyczka (POL) discussions over the completed scrolls exhibition of the competing instruments is accessible to the public the tone test in the Theater of the Town Náchod Jan Špidlen's lecture on the Czech violin making school Ivan Ženatý and Katarýna Ženatá Pavel Šporcl also gave a concert the Festival's secretary Dr. Stanislav Bohadlo throwing a ball an informal evening and jam session: František Kůs at the trumpet playing from left: Raymond Schryer (CAN), Patrick Robin (FRA), Jaroslav Svěcený (CZE) the Festival's director Jaromír Joo and secretary Dr. Stanislav Bohadlo awarding the 1st prize to Simeone Morassi (ITA) the prize for the best carved scroll is awarded to Zhao Sinquan (USA) the Italians are celebrating

1. Competition, Náchod 1. - 4. May 1997

in front sitting the founders of the Festival Mr. Jaromír Joo and Dr. Stanislav Bohadlo memorial plaque of Věnceslav Metelka in Náchod the town of Náchod the venue: Hotel and Theater of Dr. Čížek, Náchod 1997 propositions' title patronage of the composer Ilja Hurník