1st prize – CZK 200,000
2nd prize – CZK 100,000
3rd prize – CZK 50,000
The winners of these main prizes earn the title of Competition Laureate.
These are gross amounts of money, meaning that they are subject to tax and other fees under valid Czech legislation and regulations.
If the performances of the candidates are not of the required level of quality, the jury shall deicde whether to award all of the prizes. The jury may choose not to award any of them, if it rules that the performances of the candidates do not meet the usual artistic standards of the competition for awarding of prizes. If candidates´ performances are of equal quality, the jury may award multiple prizes at the same level by adding the prize money together and then dividing it equally as prizes for the same level. In doing so, it is necessary to ensure that the amounts of the prizes are not contrary to the final ordering of the competitors and tat the amounts of prize money do not exceed the amounts offered for individual prizes.
Only one 1st prize may be awarded.
Other Prizes for each category
HONORABLE MENTION OF THE JURY of the First Grade may be awarded to some of the finalists who do not receive Main Prizes – CZK 10 000
HONORABLE MENTION OF THE JURY may be awarded to some of the outstanding candidates in Round II who do not advance to the finals
PRIZE OF THE CITY OF PRAGUE for the most successful laureate
CRYSTAL PRIZES made at the Moser studio for the winners of the main prizes
CZECH RADIO PRIZE a free studio recording and presentation of the best laureate broadcast by Czech Radio
CZECH MUSIC FUND FOUNDATION PRIZE for the best performance of works composed for the IMC Prague Spring 2020 – CZK 20,000
BÄRENREITER PRIZE a gift voucher for a selection of sheet music published by Bärenreiter Praha and Bärenreiter‑Verlag Kassel for the most successful laureate
HOLLAR PRIZE (graphic prints) for the 1st prize winner
MIRO GALLERY PRIZE for the most successful laureate
HARMONIE MAGAZINE PRIZE for the best Czech participant – annual subscription of this magazine
Prize for bassoon category
JANOS MESZAROS MEMORIAM PRIZE for the winners of the main prizes – total amount CHF 4,500, max. CHF 1,500 per person, granted by the Pro Harmonia Mundi Foundation
Prize for clarinet category
BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ FOUNDATION PRIZE for the best performance of the work by Bohuslav Martinů – CZK 25,000
VIKTOR KALABIS AND ZUZANA RŮŽIČKOVÁ PRIZE for the most successful laureate – USD 1,500. The Viktor Kalabis and Zuzana Růžičková Endowment Fund and the Viktor Kalabis and Zuzana Růžičková Foundation Washington will further support concerts given by the winner of this prize with up to USD 8,500 if they include an essential work by Viktor Kalabis. Detailed conditions of the prize are to be found on this website.
BUFFET CRAMPON PRIZE for the most successful laureate – a master instrument worth EUR 6,677
For each category
A paid performance at the 76th annual Prague Spring International Music Festival in 2021 for the winners of the 1st prizes
More prizes are under negotiation, and they will be published successively.