Barrios Guitar Competition


Only category

Guitarists of any nationality under 26 years old at the date of the contest, except for the first three places of the Villa-Lobos Guitar Competition 2019. The number of participants is limited.

Preliminary round

An unedited or post-produced video of:
Vals Op. 8, No. 4

send to the e-mail address:

The finalists will be announced with anticipation.

Registration deadline and videos reception 5th October 2020, there will be no extension.

Final (07th November 2020)

Free repertoire (maximum 20 min.) that includes a guitarwork of Agustín Barrios.


1st place1000 €
2nd place750 €
3rd place500 €


The jury will be announced soon.

Competition rules

  1. The pieces will be played from memory.
  2. The jury's decision is ultimate.
  3. The award ceremony will take place on 7th November 2020 in the last edition winner´s concert.
  4. Registration is subject to a fee of € 60, which will be to pay on the following account:

    Verein zur Förderung iberoamerikanischer Kultur e.V.
    Barrios Guitar Competition
    IBAN: DE42 6415 0020 0001 8029 08

  5. Registration deadline and video reception 5th October 2020.
  6. Expenditures for hotel, food, travel and transportation must be paid by the participants themselves.
  7. The organizers of the competition are allowed to record, distribute and reproduce each performance of the competition, without payment to competitors.
  8. Unforeseen events are solved by the organizers and the jury.
  9. With the registration the participants agree to the terms and conditions listed in this call.



Eilon Amir
(Israel) 3th Place
Ema kapor
(Serbia) 2nd Place
Yuki Saito
(Japan) 1st Place


Emma Schützmann
(Germany) 3th Place
Chinnawat Themkumkwun
(Thailand) 2nd Place
Yuval Teeny
(Israel) 1st Place


Humberto de Lucía
(Venezuela) 3th Place
Stanislav Steshenko
(Ukraine) 2nd Place
Berk Günay
(Turkey) 1st Place