V International Uuno Klami Composition Competition
The International Uuno Klami Composition Competition, one of the world’s foremost composition competitions, is being held for the fifth time in 2023–2024.
The Jury will be Finland’s Kalevi Aho, Magnus Lindberg and Lotta Wennäkoski, and Sweden’s Mats Larsson Gothe, four of the greatest composers and most influential musical figures of their generation. Conductor Anna-Maria Helsing will also join the jury at a later stage, she will conduct the competition's final concerts in autumn 2024. Aho and Lindberg have been part of the jury since the foundation of the composition competition, since 2003, Larsson Gothe and Wennäkoski are new members of the jury.
The competition is open to citizens of any EU Member State, of a Nordic country, or of Albania, Andorra, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Moldavia, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Kingdom or the Vatican City State (proof of permanent right of residence also accepted). There is no age limit. Works entered for the competition must not have been previously published or performed and must last 15–30 minutes. They must be sent to the Competition Office postmarked not later than December 4, 2023.