Date: October 1 to 14, 2013
Founded in 1997 by Georgian pianist and Artistic Director Manana Doidjashvili, the competition is held every four years under the patronage of the President of Georgia. Participants will perform various piano pieces including works of Bach, Mozart, Chopin and Georgian composers. In addition to the top five places, special awards will be given to the best performances of each category. The professional jury panel comprises acclaimed pianists from around the world. Previous jurors include Michel Dalberto, Peter Donohoe and Sergio Perticaroli.