Musicians, bands and ensembles of all musical genres are invited to apply for the renowned 16th BUCHAREST INTERNATIONAL JAZZ COMPETITION to be held in July next year. A decade and a half after its debut, the Bucharest International Jazz Competition is ranked the second best jazz contest in Europe and the third in the world! The trend has been maintained, the popularity of the event increasing significantly, rightfully earning the title as the most visible and strong competition in the region.


Date: July 16 – 23, 2022

Location: Bucharest, Romania

Conditions of participation: Bands with up to 6 members consisting of

  • instrumentalists and vocalists
  • instrumentalists only
  • vocalists only

Age limit: The submitting musicians must have been born after July 1, 1982.

The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2022.

Prizes: The total value of the prizes is 7,000 EUR

Information on the call for entries and rules for participation at www.jmEvents.ro and www.jazzcompetition.ro respectively.