Art & Culture Current Affairs - 2019
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South Korea’s Seong-Jin Cho has won the prestigious 17th international Frederic Chopin Piano competition.
This year’s competition was held in Poland’s capital Warsaw and around 78 young pianists took part from 20 different countries.
Charles Richard-Hamelin from Canada won the second prize and was followed by Kate Liu of the United States at third place.
About International Frederic Chopin Piano competition
- The competition is a piano competition held in Warsaw, Poland. It is devoted entirely to the works of pianist Frédéric Chopin a single composer in this
- It was started in 1927 and since 1955 held every five years. It carries cash prize of 33,600 US dollars.
- Russia’s Yulianna Avdeeva had won the 16th edition of the competition in 2010.