24th LAMS Matera Award” - International Festival/Contest for young musicians - Edition 2024: live & online

After the great success of the last editions (with hundreds of competitors for each edition), the Lams Award Matera - Festival/ International Competition for young musicians reaches the 24th edition, with important news in the Awards awarded and is part of the many initiatives of LAMS, with the support of the Ministry of Culture, the Basilicata Region, the City of Matera.

To the absolute winners of the Final (to be held on May 25 in the prestigious Museum Ridola Matera) this year will be awarded 3 concerts prize worth € 1000 (for the first place), € 750 (for the second) and € 500 for the third. This is in addition to the Prizes for the winners of each section and the Audience Award.

The special section reserved for schools of every order and grade is also confirmed.
The promotion of young musicians is an area in which Lams has always believed and invested, in order to stimulate the growth of new generations as much as possible.

The objectives of the Award are to spread the musical culture, to offer competitors an important opportunity, to test their abilities, through comparison and fair competition.

The LAMS MATERA Awards competitors could choose two modalities:
• A) live, in Matera from 23 to 25 May Sections 1 to 6;
17 and 18 May Music No Limits Section 7, dedicated to Schools;
• B) online, on the YouTube channel of Lams from 23 to 25 May Sections 1 to 6.

To consult the call and to register for the Lams Matera Award, using the online form, access the following link:

For any other information, do not hesitate to contact us:
-Facebook Lams Matera
M° Giovanni Pompeo
The Artistic Director -

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Before applying, please check and study the programme description of your interest. Each description has its specific paragraph about the application process and a link to the online application platform. Fill in the online application form, upload the necessary documents and check your mailbox regularly.

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