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Practical information


Participating candidates will be provided with free hotel accommodation in Oslo for as long as they remain in the Competition.


Candidates must book and pay for their own travel to and from Oslo.

Practice facilities

Practice rooms at the Norwegian Academy of Music are available free of charge to all participants.


The Competition will provide experienced accompanists for all participants in the preliminary and semifinal rounds of the Competition. Participants who wish to use their own accompanist may do so.


The Queen Sonja International Music Competition reserves the exclusive right to make sound and video recording as well as photographic documentation of the competition, and owns all the rights for this material. Any income arising from such material will be retained by the Competition.


The entrance fee is €90.

Successful candidates who are invited to Oslo will be required to confirm their acceptance by transferring €200 to the Competition’s bank account. The applicant will be accepted officially as a contestant when the Competition receives this fee. 

€100 will be returned to candidates upon registration in Oslo. 


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