Dutar sounds

Moscow International festival of arts named after Nury Halmamedov

project of Mamed Guseynov

Age categories

Age categories and requirements for the solo performance:

  • Vocal performance
  • Instrumental performing (by type of instruments: strings, wind instruments, piano, folk orchestra instruments).

There are 5 age categories:
А. Children – up to 9 years old
B. Young musicians – from 10 to 12 years old
C. Juniors – from 13 to 14 years old

D. Young masters – from 15 to 17 years old
E. Professionals – from 18 years old with no upper age limit


The age category of the ensemble is determined by the organizing Committee according to the age of the largest number of participants. The presence of participants from another category – up to 20% of the total number. If you find it difficult to determine the age category, please contact us.

Age category A – up to 12 years old
Age category B – from 12 to 14 years old
Age category C – from 14 to 16 years old

Age category D – from 18 years old with no upper age limit