1 The 1st Prize of the Junior category includes a monetary value of €2500 and a concert under the ambit of Cistermúsica – Alcobaça Music Festival (2018 edition); the 2nd Prize includes a monetary value of €1250 and the 3rd Prize a value of €750.
2 The 1st Prize of the Senior category includes a monetary value of €4000 and a concert under the ambit of Cistermúsica – Alcobaça Music Festival, Stellenbosch Chamber Music Festival, Costa do Estoril Internacional Festival and Maputo International Music Festival (2018 editions); the 2nd Prize includes a monetary value of €2000 and the 3rd Prize a value of €1000.
3 AVA-Editions will also award an extra prize in each category for the best interpretation of a Portuguese author’s work. This prize consists in the commissioning of a new work, to a current composer, to debut by the winning group.
4 The concerts provided by the awards have the full responsibility of the organizer entities together with the winning groups, since the organization of this competition has not any intervention and responsibility in the making of the same.
5 The Jury may award ex-aequo prizes. In this case, the value shall be divided equally among the winning groups.
6 All competitors will receive a diploma of participation and the winners will receive the respective certificate stating the classification obtained.