Dear friends! 

On the eve of Independence Day of Ukraine, we are honored to announce that the World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC) has accepted the Odesa International Violin Competition as a new member of the Federation! We became the first violin competition in Ukraine, which will represent our country among the most prestigious competitions in the world. 

We express our sincere gratitude and thankfulness for your trust and support! 

Founded in 1957, the World Federation of International Music Competitions is a global network of internationally recognized organisations dedicated to identifying the most promising young talents in music. While providing a forum for dialogue and exchanges between its members, WFIMC provides guidelines, aiming for artistic excellence, integrity and fairness, and thus sets a globally recognized standard.The federation is currently comprised of over 110 international music competitions and other institutions serving young musicians on their path to an international career. The Federation is a member of the International Music Council of UNESCO in Paris. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, the Federation is supported by the Department of Social Cohesion of the Canton of Geneva.