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18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition 2-23 October 2020 - Press Briefing 18 May

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18th Chopin Competition Warsaw



The Press briefing was streamed online with simultaneous English translation on Monday 18 May at 13.00 CET
Youtube link National Fryderyk Chopin Institute: https://youtu.be/LvRnExJPvr0
Facebook Link to National Fryderyk Chopin Institute: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=2607496209570882&id=1570915943228919

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the eighteenth edition of the Chopin Competition has been postponed for a year. The competition will now take place from October 2-23, 2021 at the National Philharmonic in Warsaw.
The decision to transfer the Competition was made by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Prof. Piotr Gliński, in agreement with the director of the Fryderyk Chopin Institute, Dr Artur Szklener. The decision was preceded by consultations with the health ministry and the main sanitary inspector.
"We would like to assure all interested parties that we are making every effort to ensure that the eighteenth edition of the C…