The PIF consecrates the talent of Radu Ratoi on his 21st birthday

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Last year he had gone very close, taking second place both in the Award category and in the classical master; this time it surpassed the competition with class and arrogance by enrolling Moldova for the first time in the gold register of Pif and celebrating the 21st birthday on the stage of the Astra theater as best it could not. Castelfidardo consecrates

Saturday 21st: big day at the International Accordion Prize

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Jazz, funk, discomusic, rock, tango and street band: a night of music

 

A night of intensely lived music, a rainbow of harmonies that have intertwined in the historic center while auditions of competitors entered in the world section and PIF have continued in the auditoriums. Highlight of the International Accordion Award, a mind-boggling Saturday night:

PIF, 259 competitors at the start of an explosive edition

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Thirty nations and four continents represented, 259 members, 65 jurors, a myriad of events resulting from a team game involving institutions, companies in the sector and sponsors; four days in which the world of the accordion converges in Castelfidardo, making it more than ever the cradle of music and the reed instrument. The International Accordion Prize entered Thursday at the heart of a 44th edition of great substance. “We have been reaping the fruits of our work since

The PIF is opened with the energy of a musical

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The curtain rose with a “square” party and a disruptive musical. The International Accordion Award debuted with an opening ceremony that summarizes its openness and enthusiasm. On Wednesday at 7.00 pm, the 44th edition of the most important review dedicated to the reed instrument has taken the impetus in piazza della Repubblica with

International Accordion Prize, large numbers and green approach

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The prestige of a long tradition, the excellence that meets in the homeland of the reed instrument by bringing together artists from all over the world, ten days of events and a green approach. The 44th edition of the International Accordion Award announces the momentum of an intense preparation work that has produced important numbers, programs and news. A path initiated by

Matilde, the small winner of the drawing competition

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Voting closed for the drawing competition dedicated to the very young on the theme: “Once upon a time … the accordion and the world of fairy tales”. The competition, aimed at very young people up to 12 years of age, took place in a preliminary elimination phase which saw more than 150 drawings from all over the world (Czech Republic, Lithuania, China, Canada, United Kingdom, Slovakia). At the final stage for online voting, 22 works were selected by

PIF Gala Concerts: bellows breath!

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The GALA CONCERTS are the evening appointments, the flagship of the PIF. At this festival they have already played all the great accordionists and looking for new artists and new combinations is no small task. The Astra Theater in Castelfidardo will host the festival’s peak concerts every night (except Saturdays). Each event will initially propose

Jury record for a record of registrations

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It seemed difficult to have more subscribers than the generous 2018 but the reality denied us, this year we exceeded 250 candidates, an astronomical figure considering the internationality and the difficulty of the hearings. This result once again confirms the PIF as the