50th International Jeunesses Musicales Competition in Belgrade
The International Jeunesses Musicales Competition in Belgrade praises the status of the project of significant importance within the Jeunesses Musicales International Federation – JMI (based in Brussels), and since 1974 it’s the member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions – WFIMC (based in Geneve), which gather the greatest world competitions like: "Maria Callas" in Athens, "Queen Elizabeth" in Brussels, "Tchaikovsky" in Moscow, "Ian Sibelius" in Helsinki, "J.S. Bach" in Leipzig, "Prague Spring" in Prague, "Paganini in Genoa" etc.
The International Jeunesses Musicales Competition exists with the aim to support the most talented young musicians at the beginning of their artistic careers and it is of great importance for our country and the city of Belgrade.
Over the 2000 soloists and more than 200 chamber ensembles participated in the IJMC Belgrade. The participants came from all continents and from over 70 countries of the world.
Competition is among the biggest world music competitions, annually held in March in the Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment and the founder of the IJMC is the City Assembly of Belgrade.
In March 2022, the Final stage of the 50th International Jeunesses Musicales Competition in the VIOLONCELLO discipline will be held in Belgrade.
Selectors of the Competition program are the world's well-known cellists, professors from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, Sandra Belić (Serbia) and honorary selector, professor Natalia Gutman (Russia).