About the Festival

ABOUT

Zagreb Guitar Festival event attracts lovers of good music, classical and jazz guitarists, students, pupils and teachers of the guitar. A reputation Zagreb Guitar school best evidenced by great artists and teachers originated from Zagreb schools and the Academy of Music. Today, these artists represent Croatia in the world, and the knowledge gained in Croatia transfers to students at numerous international academies.
Zagreb Guitar Festival is an opportunity to the young Croatian artists to learn from the best musicians in their own environment.
Zagreb Guitar Festival is a chance that Croatia create a meeting place for lovers of guitar music of all ages from around the world, and through an international competition and promotes Croatian music.
The previous two editions of the festival were accompanied by great media and visited with participants even from 15 countries. The third edition of the Zagreb Guitar Festival will be held from 26 March to 1 April 2017. The daily program at the Student Center in Zagreb, and evening concerts in the concert halls of the City of Zagreb.

3. Zagreb Guitar Festival was conceived through the development of two ideas:

Striving for excellence – to promote excellence at several levels;
– ZGF ALL STARS CONCERT (concerts the world’s best guitarists)
– ZGF YOUNG STARS CONCERT (concerts by top guitarists of the younger generation who have already proven at the world level)
– INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF CLASSICAL GUITAR and
– MASTERCLASSES to provide an opportunity for young emerging artists to learn from the world’s leading masters of the guitar and allows guitarists professional training at the highest level.

Another idea called Guitar for all is carried out through the work of the festival orchestras, guitar exhibition open to all visitors during the festival and the designed strategy that includes retention of existing, and work on the further expansion of audience, multicultural integration and the development of cultural Marketing the ultimate goal is the promotion of fine music, a certificate of cultural experience and additional promotion of Zagreb as one of the leading cultural centers in Europe.
Within the rich content offered participants themselves choosing the way of participation and activities and create their own festival day (international competition of guitar, actively or passively participate in master classes, listening to lectures, visit exposed guitar). As part of the Student Centre participants are enabled a hot meal (lunch and dinner) at reasonable prices. During the Zagreb Guitar Festival held ZGF Orchestra Guitar and Jazz Orchestra – a group playing music are invited all the participants of the festival. The evening is reserved for concerts; ZGF Young Stars concerts and ZGF All Stars concerts, after which we go to a relaxing evening socializing with jazz music.

FEES

a) COMPETITORS
The registration fee for the event includes: – participation in the international competition of guitar
– listening to lectures
– listening passively master classes
– active participation in the ZGF Orchestra and jazz workshops
– tickets for all ZGF YOUNG STARS concerts
– performance at the final concert of Zagreb Guitar Festival in the composition of the orchestra guitar.
Competitors can pay extra fee for the masterclasses with whom they get one ticket for ZGF ALL STARS concert of their choice.

b) ACTIVE PARTICIPANT
Registration fee for active participants includes: – 2 individual hours with a teacher by choice
– listening to lectures
– passively listening to all other master classes
– active participation in the ZGF Orchestra and jazz workshops
– tickets for all ZGF YOUNG STARS concerts
– one ticket for ZGF ALL STARS concert of your choice and
– appearance at the Final concert Zagreb Guitar Festival in the composition of the orchestra guitar.
Active participants can pay extra fee and additional masterclasses.

b) PASSIVE PARTICIPANT
The registration fee for passive participants includes: – listening to a lecture
– passively listening to all master classes
– active participation in the ZGF Orchestra and jazz workshops
– tickets for all ZGF YOUNG STARS concerts and
– performance at the final concert of Zagreb Guitar Festival in the composition of the orchestra guitar.

THE ORGANIZATION BOARD
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: MAK GRGIĆ
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR FOR JAZZ & WORLD MUSIC: ANTE GELO
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AND COORDINATOR OF THE FESTIVAL: RUŽICA GELO CIGLENEČKI
COLLABORATORES IN COORDINATING THE FESTIVAL : DARVORKA BEGOVIĆ
SOCIAL MEDIA: EVA PANJAN, JANJA FERENC
PR: MIROSLAVA ROŽANKOVIĆ
WEB: MARKO ROŠIĆ
GRAPHIC DESIGNER: NINA ROMIĆ
WEB: MARKO ROŠIĆ
ORGANIZER OF THE FESTIVAL : MUSIC SCHOOL BONAR
DIRECTOR: BORIS CIGLENEČKI
PARTNER OF THE FESTIVAL: STUDENT CENTRE OF UNIVERSITY IN ZAGREB
COORDINATOR OF INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION: ANTONIO RUMENOVIC
FESTIVAL SPOKESMAN: MELITA IVKOVIĆ

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