Dutch Harp Competition 2014 – € 20.000 prize for winners

Deadline: December 1, 2013

The Dutch Harp Competition is a revolutionary international harp competition to be hosted in the Netherlands during the Dutch Harp Festival 2014! Storytelling is the central theme of this year’s Festival: through it we focus on the harpist’s original function as a teller of tales and bringer of news. Open to harpists worldwide, the Dutch Harp Competition emphasizes musical quality and artistry over pure technique. There is a € 20.000 prize money for four winners and concert tour.


This contest is open to harpists of all ages and nationalities


A number of prizes will be awarded amongst the finalists and semi-finalists. These include:

  • First Prize – € 10 000 and concert tour
  • Second Prize – € 5 000
  • Third Prize – € 2 500
  • Audience Award – € 2 500

Additional prizes will be announced. All prizes will be awarded. None of the prizes are divisible, with the exception of the Audience Award.

Download the Rules of the Dutch Harp Competition 2014 (pdf).

For more information, click here.