Dear Applicants,

We are overwhelmed by your great interest to participate in our competition so far north in the arctic – on the top of the world! We have received 184 applications from 44 countries, even more than last time in 2015.

The result of the prescreening will be announced approximately 15 April.

Professor Emerita Tori Stødle,
Artistic Director

The cash awards

1st Prize € 30 000
2nd Prize € 20 000
3rd Prize € 10 000

Our excellent winners from 2015

1st Prize

Georgy
Tchaidze

(Russia)

2nd Prize

Jong Hai
Park

(South Korea)

3rd Prize

Evgeny
Starodubtsev

(Russia)