Eurostrings - european guitar festival collaborative
EuroStrings - European Guitar Festival Collaborative is a new European platform founded by Zagreb Guitar Festival gathering several classical guitar festivals. Platform will focus on highlighting the emerging guitar players and enable further education in the classical guitar field. It is a groundbreaking classical guitar project running for 4 years during 2017-2021, made possible by a 2 million € grant from the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
EuroStrings creates a hub of international opportunities for emerging guitar players, educational and training programs that foster the professional development of guitarists, and trends for sustainability of festivals in the field of classical music. The platform brings together guitarists and their audiences, breaking down barriers and actively involving both in the creation of classical guitar experience.
Through Young Stars exchange programme, EuroStrings will strongly support the circulation of emerging talents among the platform's guitar festivals, offering the winners of those festivals’ international competitions an opportunity to reach international audiences and giving them opportunities to work transnationally and access new markets.
The Young Stars will also be encouraged to challenge themselves and compete in EuroStrings Winners’ Competition, giving them the chance to win prizes that will enable them to develop a world-wide career.
EuroStrings annual scholarships
To acknowledge the financial situation of many young guitar players and to support their international education, EuroStrings has developed an annual scholarship programme for students from lower income backgrounds. This scholarship will enable young guitarists to participate in international guitar competitions and masterclasses.