A new addition to the 2020 festival programme is the Young Composers Competition named after Boris Lyatoshinsky. All Ukrainian citizens under the age of 21 are welcome to participate. Compositions will be divided and judged in two categories — Under 15 and Under 21.
The younger group will be required to create a composition including a violin and fortepiano lasting from 8 to 10 minutes. The elder group will have to present a composition consisting of a fortepiano, two violins, an alto and a cello lasting from 12 to 15 minutes.
No additional fees are required, all of the participants will have an equal opportunity to compete.