Hong Kong International Music Festival (HKIMF), launched in 2013, is an organization which is registered and authorized under the Hong Kong Societies Ordinance for operating local and international musical performances, carnivals, competitions and any related musical activities in Hong Kong. HKIMF aims to enrich and promote Hong Kong as an international fascinating city by presenting different types of Music and Art events. HKIMF will present an event every year. In 2013, we held the Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition 2013 Hong Kong. In 2016, we held the 3rd Hong Kong International Music Festival 2016 and successfully attracted over 3,000 worldwide talented musicians from nearly 120 countries and regions from China, Macau, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Portugal and Canada to participate.
This year, we are pleased to announce our amazing event: “The 4th Hong Kong International Music Festival”. It is a competition open to the public in nine major age divisions: candidates aged 7 or below will join the beginner section and get stage experience; candidates ages from 8 to 10 and 11 to 13 in the Junior section will enhance their music education at an impressionable age; candidates ages 14 to 16 in the Youth section will be inspired to carry on their learning to a professional level; candidates ages 17 to 26 and 27 or above in the Senior section invites candidates to showcase their outstanding expertise and talents.
HKIMF keep addressing the diversity of musical instruments with three categories: Western Musical Instruments, Chinese Musical Instruments, and Vocal. Each category also includes different instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass will be offered in String section; Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe and Bassoon in Woodwind section; and Trumpet, French horn and Trombone in Brass section. In addition, Piano and Vocal will be offered. HKIMF established the Chinese instruments section and successfully promote Chinese traditional music culture to worldwide guests and musicians. Base on the past experience, we establish Community Care division to welcome any disabled musicians to participate, enjoy and experience music. In future, HKIMF will keep organizing a variety of inspiring activities, and actively extending music educational exchanges to different countries all over the world.
Official Website: http://hkmusic.hk/imf