Regional round in PENANG & KUALA LUMPUR

The Malaysia regional round of the 19th Osaka International Music Competition concluded last year to much delight and now we are moving on to the 20th round in 2019. This year, we have added another venue in Penang plus more categories namely, Woodwind section, Harp, Folk Instruments, Solo Recital Course, Concerto, Four Hands, Musicals and Youth course for very young ones. The spirit of this competition is to find fine artists from all around the world and offer opportunities for them to compete in an international platform. The competition is dedicated to promoting arts and culture under the banner of world peace and mutual understanding. The competition is open to all nationalities. 


Update: Please note that the DVD/Youtube/Video Clip submission is only available for Section II Piano Concerto Audition except for a special case with a valid reason where you can not attend when you want to. Also, please do not forget to submit 1) Online registration, 2) Payment and the receipt, 3) A short biography (less than 500 words),  4) A profile photo (facial photo such as the one in the passport or a photo that can be used for concert purposes.  2) to 4) should be sent via email provided at Contact Us.  Applicants who do not provide these requirements will not be qualified to enter the competition after the deadline of 15th July 2019 even if they have paid.  Thank you for your understandings. 



Both Penang and Kuala Lumpur Round should be applied through online application in this website. Please do not forget to select the Entry Region while filling out the online form. 

Please choose from the following three sections for the entry.  Multiple entries are welcome.


Click HERE for Application process. 

Click HERE for Syllabus Download (.pdf)

Should you require an accompanist, please click HERE.


Penang Regional Round: Komtar Auditorium (A). 9th(For Juries' concert) & 10th August(Competition). 

Kuala Lumpur Regional Round: 3rd to 4th August, 2019 For All Sections at The Gardens Theatre. 

Application Deadline: 15th July, 2019.  

This first section is the open category for Piano, Vocal, String, and Woodwind players. Click the image above for more information. 

The second section here is for  Solo recital, Four hands, Folk Instruments, Concerto Audition and Ensemble groups who seek for artistic perfections. 

Section three is for Youth & Amateurs (non-music majors/music professionals) from young to elderly, who are passionate in expressing their own unique music. 

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