Dražan Kosorić wins the Classical Composition category

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The victory in the composition competition category  for Accordion and Symphony Orchestra goes to Bosnia and Herzegovina, with the podium completed by Italy and France. Reversing the forecasts, as many as 17 compositions also came from Russia, France, Poland, Portugal and the Czech Republic.

Today the world of accordion literature is richer and once again the PIF of Castelfidardo is confirmed in the middle of the accordion’s world.

“I am very satisfied for the work of esteemed colleagues and the level of work received. I am sure that…

Draw your accordion

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The PIF 2019 proposes this year a main theme “Once upon a time … the accordion and the world of fairy tales” to intrigue and attract new generations to the accordion and the whole reed family. The past generation lived the instrument as something “extremely” popular, a sensation unknown to today’s young people who do not know it at all. The idea of ​​making a “drawing” competition seemed perfect because

The news of the PIF2019 Regulation

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The close communication with the international schools and the opening to all the musical genres of the 2018 edition, have been confirmed as winning arme. A large number of members and many appreciations, mean that the regulation is solid and effective. For the 2019 edition the basic plant will be


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Conferma della scuola russa (5 primi posti e 14esima affermazione nella categoria Premio) e primo storico podio per l’Islanda (tra i master). Il colpo d’occhio sull’epilogo di PIF2018 sintetizza il mix di novità e tradizione che ha caratterizzato la 43° edizione del premio fidardense.

#PIF2018 | An international accordion prize without borders

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A great final for a great edition. In Castelfidardo, a city that wears the dress of the party and rediscovers its deepest and most fruitful soul linked to craftsmanship and tradition, the International Accordion Prize leafs its last page on Sunday. A day in which the winner of the most prestigious category will be enrolled in the prestigious roll of honor, a name that will come out from the trio of young people who…

#PIF2018 presents “the aces”: Caputo, Molinari, Monina and Toccaceli

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Take one of the most esteemed and pungent music critics, add a famous artist for the swing of the “An Italian Saturday”; put one of the most beautiful female voices of the jazz scene shaked with an emerging author-director of the “fidardense”origins.

Insert the musical accompaniment of a refined quartet, the bubbles of Alici & Calici and the game is done: the International Accordion Prize opens in an effervescent way. The stars of the opening night of Wednesday 12 (from 19:00, Piazza della Repubblica, free admission) are Michele Monina, Sergio Caputo, Simona Molinari and Mattia Toccaceli, protagonists at 21:00 of an unprecedented musical talk…