SEMIFINAL (18.9.2021)

The Semifinal is different from previous rounds. The semifinal videos will be bundled into sets of 5 performances.

For that, the video must be sent this time as a file, not uploaded to YouTube.

Unlike in Round 1, Finland and Spain will have separate Semifinal rounds, from which again 2 independent Juries will select the finalists.

Your steps

  1. Prepare your video as in the previous round.
  2. Send the video file by September 12th to by using Dropbox, Google Drive, WeTransfer or other method, but not as an email attachment.
  3. Join the stream (link coming later) on the competition day, share the link to your channels to gain votes and attend the chat with the audience.

Our steps

  1. Your video will be added to one of the video sets.
  2. Semifinal will be streamed on Petrer Guitar Festival YouTube Channel and Facebook page on September 18th and on the channels of Spain.
  3. The Juries of Finland and Spain will each select 4 Finalists (4 + 4). The same competitor may be selected to both Finals.


  • The results of the Semifinal will be announced on the results page on September 19th.


> Download PDF of video requirements <


The semifinalists of The International Classical Guitar 2 in 1 Online Competition 2.0 have been selected. From 54 competetitors, the Juries of Finland and Spain have both selected 20 players for their semifinals. 12 of the semifinalists will compete in the semifinals of both competitions, and there are altohether 28 semifinalists from 19 different countries.

The award of The Favourite Video of the audience goes to Accadia, Giovanni (Italy). He got the biggest number of YouTube likes during the Round 1.

The names of Semifinalists in alphabetical order:

  • Accadia, Giovanni (Italy): to semifinal of Spain
  • Barraza Diaz, Misael (Mexico): to semifinal of Spain
  • Bedoya, Carlos (Colombia): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Bizot, Paul (France): to semifinal of Spain
  • Conde Hernández, Juan Pablo (Spain): to semifinal of Finland
  • Cvetkovic, Luka (Serbia): to semifinal of Spain
  • De Conno, Federico (Italy): to semifinal of Finland
  • Delgado González, Samuel (Spain): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Encabo, Ane (Spain): to semifinal of Spain
  • Golubov, Rostislav (Ukraine): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Höfig, Malte (Germany): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Iordache, Ana Maria (Romania): to semifinal of Spain
  • Kapor, Ema (Serbia): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Kentala, Otto (Finland): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Leighton, Mark (United Kingdom): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Liu, Senghao (China): to semifinal of Spain
  • Lochery, Michael (United Kingdom): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Lopes, Francisco (Portugal): to semifinal of Finland
  • Madeira, Bruno (Brazil): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Mirzayi, Pooya (Iran): to semifinal of Finland
  • Nguyen, Minh (United States): to semifinal of Finland
  • Saito, Yuki (Japan): to semifinal of Finland  and Spain
  • Salvatori, Simone (Italy): to semifinal of Finland
  • Santisteban, Ana (Spain): to semifinal of Finland
  • Smolarek, Katarzyna (Poland): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Venegas Godoy, Nicolás Salvador (Chile): to semifinal of Finland
  • Vitale, Pasquale (Italy): to semifinal of Finland and Spain
  • Xu, Tuo (China): to semifinal of Spain

Semifinals will be held on September 18th and the Final on October 31st. The winner(s) of the competition will be announced on November 1st 2021.

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