Viktor Tretyakov International Violin Competition
Viktor Tretyakov International Violin Competition


The Viktor Tretyakov International Violin Competition is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
and the Government of the Krasnoyarsk region

The Viktor Tretyakov International
Violin Competition is founded by the Ministry of Culture of the Krasnoyarsk region.

The Jury of the competition includes outstanding violinists of our time, most of whom are members of the Jury of the International Tchaikovsky Competition and professors of the largest music universities in the world. The Jury is headed by the world-famous musician Viktor Tretyakov.

The competition is held once every two years.

Rounds of the competition

The competition consists of 5 rounds - a qualifying round and four main rounds. The applicants are chosen by submitted videos. The top 25 violinists are invited to participate in the main rounds of the competition that will be held in Krasnoyarsk from September 20 to October 1, 2021

violinists will take part in the first round

musicians will be chosen for the second round

violinists will perform in the third round

musicians will compete for the prizes in the final round
Prizes and awards
Grand prize
$20 000
Special award
I prize
$ 15 000
II prize
$ 10 000
III prize
$ 7 000
IV prize
$ 4 000
V prize
$ 2 000
Award of the Governor of the Krasnoyarsk region Alexander Uss
500 000
Award of the Mayor of Krasnoyarsk Sergei Eremin
200 000
Competition regulations
About Krasnoyarsk
Krasnoyarsk is a modern Siberian metropolis, the largest economic and cultural center of Eastern Siberia. It is a city of bridges and fountains, "The Pillars" and theaters, with its own chapel, Triumphal Arch and Big Ben. It is a homeland of artists, sportsmen, dancers and singers.
Executive Directorate

660049, Russia, Krasnoyarsk, Mira Avenue, 1
e-mail: marked "To the Executive Directorate of the Violin Competition"

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