Academia de Muzică, Teatru și Arte Plastice

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS for the 2024 Bucharest International JAZZ Competition

Dear Madam / Sir,


We are pleased to announce the OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS for the 2024 Bucharest International JAZZ Competition, ranked among the first 3 jazz competitions in Europe, according to BBC. 


We would be grateful for your co-operation in disseminating this info to your students, professors, and all those interested. Also, the dissemination on your website and social channels would be a great support and highly appreciated.


Our event enjoys high visibility and is highly appreciated. 

A simple check on Google using the keywords “jazz international competition 2024” will generate on the first page of results, 4 - 5 appearances of Bucharest International Jazz Competition. 


In 2023, our event garnered attention from prominent figures in the entertainment industry, including directors, actors, and producers from Hollywood, such as Rob Morrow, Robert Knepper, and Christopher McDonald. Attached is a photo capturing this momentous occasion featuring Rob Morrow, Robert Knepper, myself, Luigi Gageos, and Christopher McDonald (photo by: Remus Agatinei). Additionally, you can explore an interview related to our event by following this link:




CALL FOR ARTISTS - Application is OPEN !


18th Bucharest International JAZZ Competition 2024 @ EUROPAfest

100% jazz…competition, concerts, jam sessions, workshops

Date: 5 - 13 July 2024

Open for: instrumentalists and vocalists of all nationalities

NEW ! Age limit: up to 45 years old ( born after 1st of July 1979 ). The leader of the group can be older than 45.

Prizes: The total amount is 7.000 Euro, cash and concerts




Facebook event:   



Deadline for application: 

March 1st, 2024


The event offers a platform for meetings, interactions and various activities for artists coming from around the globe

21 bands from 18 countries have reunited in the last edition in 2023.


Over the years, the competition has proved to be a promoter for jazz musicians and bands, not only in Europe, but all over the world. Its mission is to contribute to the acknowledgment of jazz values and to celebrate creativity and freedom of expression in music.


Please find attached the poster, General Rules and Application form.


All the best from Bucharest and thank you for your great support,


Luigi Gageos

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