International Guitar Festival starts in Split

time: 17.4.2009. - 19.4.2009.
place: Split, Croatia
The third International Guitar Festival in Split began yesterday (Weds) with Marin Jerkunica's band and a jazz concert by the Elvis Stanic Group. Italian guitar player Aniello Desiderio will perform at 9pm today, followed by Russian Irina Kulikova tomorrow and Montenegrin Goran Krivokapic on Saturday.

The closing concert by the Zagreb Guitar Trio is scheduled for 19 April.

Beside the concerts, the festival has competitions in five categories with 10,000 Euros in prize money. There are around 100 competitors this year.

Zoran Dukic, Carlo Marchione, Marco Tamayo, Aniello Desiderio, Goran Listes
Istvan Römer and Goran Krivokapic will hold master classes during the festival.

The festival also includes a music fair at the Multimedia Culture Centre from 17 to 19 April.

(Source: Croatian Times)