about prizes

Regional Round Prizes:

  • All selected winners in the Regional Round will be awarded an original trophy/medal & authentic certificate. 

Prizes Grand Prix:

  • Sections I & II: 1st to 3rd Prize in each category will be given Certificate & Medal.
  • Section III: The best Youth performer will receive JPY30,000 and the best Amateurs performer will receive a prize of JPY70,000, as well as certificates, medals, & tokens to 1st to 3rd prize winners in each category respectively.  4th to 6th place receives Certificate & Token only.

  • The overall best performer from Section I or Section II (except the ones from Recital Course & Concerto Auditions) will be awarded a cash prize of JPY300,000, Certificate and Trophy.
  • Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award and the Certificate will be given to the second overall best performer.
  • Osaka Governor Award and the Certificate will be given to the third overall best performer.
  • Espoir Prize, Avenir Prize: Certificate
  • Mozarteum Scholarship: Recommendation to the International Summer Academy "Mozarteum" in 2020 including tuition fee.
  • Paris Music Forum Award: Concert in Paris.
  • Cap Ferret Music Festival Scholarship: Recommendation to Cap Ferret Music Festival in France.
  • Cecilia International Music Competition Scholarship: Recommendation to the Festival Villalago di Piediluco Terni in 2020.
  • Northern Lights Music Festival Award: Invitation to the Northern Lights Music Festival in Minnesota, USA.
  • Toccoa Falls College Award: Concert at Toccoa Falls College Recital Hall in Georgia, USA
  • Hiroshi Matsuo Award: Joint Concert at Matsuo Hall in Tokyo.
  • 20th Anniversary Chief Executive Award: Gala Concert in New York or in Vienna including a round-trip airline ticket.
  • Amongst many other awards are: Osaka Mayor Award, Takatsuki Mayor Award, Journalist Award, ALSO Award, Ongakugendai Award, Audience Award.
  • Opportunity to perform at Concert or Concerto concert.
  • G.Henle Urtext Award: (Vn, Va, Vc) A voucher on printed sheet music from G. Henle Verlag catalogue with a value of 250 Euroes; a credit voucher for the app Henle Library with 1,000 credits (about 100 Euros in value).
  • Sawallisch Award: Invitation to an academy held by Wolfgang Sawallisch Stiftung in Germany.


※ Travel, accommodation and other costs incurred in the course of participation in seminars and concerts must be borne by participants.