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 a jury composed of industry professionals: Aurelio Alabardi (painter, sculptor), Mario Lunetti (photographer), Renzo Romagnoli (sculptor, painter), Renee Lei XU (accordionist, cultural worker) , China) and our Roberto Ascani (Mayor of Castelfidardo).
It was an overwhelming victory!
With 3745 votes, the first prize goes to MATILDE MAZZAROLO (Treviso, Italy) with the design “Music is life”.
Second prize to YuHe Huan (China) with 899 for the design “Dream”.
The third prize to Julia Mikulenaite (Lithuania) with 877 for the design “Fabulous accordion sounds in Italy”.
A special thanks to the Paolo Soprani company that offered the accordion won by the very young artist. The prize will be withdrawn on Sunday 22 September, during the final gala concert on the stage of the Astra Theater in Castelfidardo, starting at 9:00 pm.
Special thanks to all those who sent their works and to the voters.