The Dong-A International Music Competition is established by The Dong-A Ilbo and The Il-Min Culture Foundation with the aim of promoting cultural exchanges among nations through the music and supporting talented young musicians from all over the world.
The Competition will be held yearly for the categories of piano, violin, and vocal, one category for each competition. The second Competition, in 1997, will be held in Seoul for the violin category as follows:


Application Deadline: June 27 (Wed)
Notification of Acceptance: August 27 (Mon)
First Stage: November 28 (Wed) ~ 29 (Thu)
Second Stage: December 1 (Sat) ~ 2 (Sun)
Semifinal: December 4 (Tues)
Final: December 6 (Thu) ~ 7 (Fri)
Ceremony of Awards: December 7 (Fri)


First, Second and Semifinal Stages: Recital Hall, Seoul Arts Center
Final Stage and Ceremony of Awards : Concert Hall, Seoul Arts Center


CHOI Seung Han


Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra

Organized by

Seoul Metropolitan Government, The Dong-A Ilbo (Oriental Daily News)

Supported by

yedang art

Sponsored by

LG, Korean Air