International Paderewski Piano Competition Bydgoszcz

International Paderewski Piano Competition Bydgoszcz

About the Competition

The Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities, born between 1990 and 2006, who have not been students of the Jurors in the last three years.

The Competition is organized to commemorate Ignacy Jan Paderewski, an exceptional pianist, virtuoso, composer, politician and statesman.

Paderewski competitions

113 Jury members

from 21 countires

12 editions

61 years of experience

1192 applications

from 65 countries

421 participants

from 39 countries

61 laureates

from 13 countires

over 500 hours of

live stream broadcasts from the competition

Application form

Compete for awards and prestige


Competition in numbers

The International Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz is also active in social media, creating live broadcasts of events and publishing videos from the competitions on a regular basis.

over 700 videos from competitions
180 460
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over 6800 channel subscribers
almost 1,9M views

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The Competition is financed by
The Competition is financed by: the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Republic of Poland from the Fund of the Promotion of Culture – a State purpose–specific Fund, as part of the “Music” program, implemented by the National Institute of Music and Dance and the City of Bydgoszcz.
A Partner of the International Paderewski Piano Competition is Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region.