2011 Philippine International Guitar Festival and Competition

We are pleased to inform you that The Guitar Friends together with The Cultural Center of the Philippines present to you the 2011 Philippine International Guitar Festival and Competition which will be held at the Little Theater, Cultural Center of the Philippines from January 27-30, 2011. Details of the festival may be viewed at http://www.philippineguitarfestival.com/

With over $25,000 worth of prizes in Concert Guitars by World Class Luthiers, Cash Gifts, Concerts in the Philippines and Thailand, trophies and diplomas, and other merchandise...this is by far the BIGGEST Guitar Competition in the Philippines. Prizes can be viewed at http://www.philippineguitarfestival.com/p/competition.html

The Festival has

International Jury (from Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, USA and the Philippines)
International Guests: Alex Garrobe (Spain), Tomonori Arai (Japan), Leon Koudelak (Czech Republic), Woratep Rattana-umpawan (Thailand), Steve Lin (Taiwan/USA), Michael Dadap (Philippines/USA), Andreas Kapsalis (Greece/USA), Yuichi Imai (Japan), Neris Gonzalez (Argentina/Spain), Armando Derecho (Philippines), Ichizo Kobayashi (Japan), Jose Valdez (Philippines), Lester Demetillo (Philippines), Butch Roxas (Philippines) and Jeffrey Solares (Philippines)
Master Classes
Festival Guitar Orchestra
Display of World Class Guitars
Youth Showcase featuring the guitar ensembles of different schools
Private Lessons

With support from: Cats Motors Inc., Yuichi Imai, Casa de la Guitarra S.A., San Miguel Corporation, Milagro Guitars by Neris Gonzalez, Smart, Pagcor, Pacific Online Systems Corporation, Petron Corporation, Fred Perry, Instituto Cervantes and Embajada de Espana en Filipinas and more...

We would like to request for your support by kindly passing the word around to your guitarist friends who may want to compete or participate in the festival. We would also be glad to exchange links with you if you have websites and send you posters and flyers to post in your office/store/school/recital venue, just send us mailing address.

Thank you so much for your time and patience. We hope to see you in January 2011!!!

Jenny de Vera
Festival Coordinator
2011 Philippine International Guitar Festival and Competition
Address: Apt. 1602, Marbella Manila, 2041 Roxas Blvd. Malate, Manila, 1004 Philippines
Contact #: +639159213440
Email: philguitarfest@gmail.com
Website: www.philippineguitarfestival.com