I. Odessa International Violin Competition will be held from June 14 to 17, 2018 at the Music School No.1, Mayakovskogo lane 4/1, Odessa 65026, Ukraine and Odessa Literary Museum, Lanzheronovskaya street 2, Odessa 65026, Ukraine

II. The competition is supported by the mayor of Odessa, Department of Culture and Tourism of Odessa City Council and Management of culture, nationalities, religions and protection of objects of cultural heritage of Odessa Regional State Administration.

III. Goals of the competition are: development of international cultural connections, popularization of Ukrainian musical culture, strengthening of international reputation of Odessa as one of the centres of musical art, support and preservation of traditions of the Odessa violin school.

IV. The competition is open to the violinists from all countries and is held within two age group:
junior – under 16 years old
senior – from 17 to 23 years old.
The age is determined by the day of the competition opening.