Alirio Diaz "Adult"



Due to the Covid 19 pandemic and international travel restrictions the Alirio Diaz Guitar Competition 2020 will take place online via Video/YouTube. 
The video description should contain the programme (pieces + composers name). 
The videos must be uploaded as “unlisted” and the video comments must be deactivated.
The video have to be recorded in “one take” and edits are not allowed.
The face and hands of competitors must be visible at all times.
Audio post-edits are not allowed.
Competitors can send their YouTube links as of now until the 14.11.2020. It will then be released on the Social-Media channels of Rust Guitar Festival.
Competitors are not allowed to make public or share their video link before this time.
The results will be announced via livestream on 15.11. 2020.
The final will take place on 18.11.2020 at the 22th Rust Guitar Festival via video.
The jury will meet and watch together the videos of the finalists. The final will also be shown via livestream.
The results will be announced via livestream shortly after the final.
Finalists should send their videos directly to us ( by the 16.11.2020. 
More details about this will follow soon.


Bedingt durch eine Verfügung der Österreichischen Bundesregierung muss das Internationale Gitarrenfestival Rust 2020 (5.-8. April 2020) wegen des Coronavirus abgesagt und  auf 27.-30. September 2020 verschoben werden.   Wir bitten um Verständnis. Dankeschön. 


Due to an injunction of the Austrian Federal Government, the International Guitar Festival (Rust 5-8 April 2020) has to be cancelled due to the coronavirus and postponed until 27-30 September 2020.   We ask for your understanding. Thanks.


  • 115€ (Competition + entry to all concerts)


First Round:

  • Two pieces of free choice  (8-10 Min.)
  • All program has to be performed memorised



Final Round:

  • free program 
  • The Organisator Gabriel Guillen would be happy if the contestants would maybe play
     an arrangement made by Alirio Diaz or a venezuelan composition, in memory of Alirio Diaz (but it is NOT OBLIGATORY)
  • All  program has to be performed memorised
  • The program length has to be 18 - 23 minutes
  • It is possible to play compositions already played in the first round





  1. Price: € 1000,- , Gifts from Savarez and Agustine Strings
    concert at the International Guitar Festival Rust 2019, the winner of the competition will become EuroStrings Young Star for 2018/ 2019
  2. Price: € 700,- , Gifts from Savarez and Agustine Strings
  3. Price: € 500,- , Gifts from Savarez and Agustine Strings




Grigory Novikov, Kacha Metrevelli, Sun Xuan Xuan, Mak Grgic,Yoshimasa Yoshida, Istvan  Beke, Heinz Irmler, Senio Diaz, Diana Guillen Navarro, Zbigniew Dubiella, Jovan Pesec, Nejc Kuhar, Ruben Parejo.



(All "cash-prices" are sponsored by Rotary Eisenstadt)

Assessment Rules Adult
Assessment rules_(adults).pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 28.3 KB
Timetable GFR 2019
Timetable 2020 coming soon!
Zeitplan Gitarrenfestival 2019.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 68.6 KB

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