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


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When we published the announcement of the OPENSTAGE project we did not expect this extraordinary interest. The projects arrived were many and above all by young people who would have had no other chance to play in the historic stage of Castelfidardo.

PIF-Auditorium 2019

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PIF Auditorium

“Excellence in eight concerts”

The Pif-Auditorium is the pre-evening section of the PIF that takes care of the concerts in the beautiful Auditorium San Francesco di Castelfidardo, calibrated according to the special acoustics that will go from classical music but also to jazz and electronic experiments. Every day of the festival (19, 20, 21, 22 September) at the same time you can listen to two concerts (at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm) a day with extraordinary concert performers who have come from

PIF open stage

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You play at the world’s largest accordion event

It is the desire of every accordionist to own an instrument built in Castelfidardo and to play in the most important accordion temple in the world.

The PIF OPEN STAGE initiative, as now happens in many international events, offers

An inclusive and explosive WOW Folk Festival

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From Friday to Sunday three days of quality with Ayom, Juan D’Arienzo and Cantamaggio

An inclusive and explosive Wow folk festival, a burst of energy that returns to envelop the city with a transversal program in genres, contents and guests’ origins. Three days of quality and free shows, under the aegis of the International Accordion Award, set by the Department of Culture from Friday to Sunday to fill the square with sounds, vibrations and experiences. But not only. This third edition will have

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…