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Mon, Feb 24


Climate club


The competition is organized by the Art Theater Association in Bielsko-Biała in cooperation with the Polish Radio Katowice SA and the editorial office of the Jazz Forum monthly.

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Time & Location

Feb 24, 2020, 7:00 PM

Climate club, Mostowa 5, 43-300 Bielsko-Biała, Poland

Opis wydażenia


  1. The aim of the Competition is to promote new jazz music projects.
  2. The competition has an open formula with no age limit for the performers.
  3. The course of the Competition is two-stage and consists of: elimination to the Competition and the final of the Competition leading to the selection of the Grand Prize winner.
  4. Acceptance of applications for the Competition takes place until January 24, 2020.
  5. Application for the Competition is based on: a completed application form for the competition (competition-entry-card) and musical material in the form of recording any three jazz pieces with a total time not exceeding 30 minutes, on a carrier in the form of a CD. The application and the music material should be sent to the following address: Stowarzyszenie Sztuka Teatr, 43-300 Bielsko-Biała, ul. Mostowa 5/204; with a note: Bielska Zadymka Jazzowa - Competition. The date of notification is the date of delivery of the shipment. The composition of the list of performers in the registered music material is obligatory.
  6. Based on the applications sent in time, the Qualifying Committee will select the finalists who will be notified by the Organizer by February 10, 2020.
  7. The performers qualified for the finals of the Competition will present their programs on February 24, 2020 in Bielsko-Biała.
  8. The organizer guarantees the participants of the final concerts accommodation and meals, without reimbursement of travel costs; as well as technical and acoustic service.
  9. The final performances will be judged by a specially appointed Jury, who will select the winner of the Grand Prize from among the finalists.
  10. The main prize in the Competition is: - artistic award of the Sztuka Teatr Association - statuette of the "Jazz Angel 2020"; - participation in the 22nd edition of the LOTOS Jazz Festival - Bielska Zadymka Jazzowa on February 25, 2020; - recording material for the album during the concert in the studio of Radio Katowice; - release of 1,500 copies of an album from the recording of the concert in the studio of Radio Katowice; - promotion of the album on Jazz Forum and Radio Katowice; - distribution of 1,200 copies of the album via the Jazz Forum; - putting 250 pieces of the album at the disposal of the band (50 pieces will be used to promote the Festival).
  11. The organizer allows the possibility of awarding additional prizes funded by the sponsors of the Festival.
  12. The performances of the finalists and the winner of the Main Prize as part of the Festival and the recorded concert in Radio Katowice are free of charge.
  13. The final interpretation of the Regulations is the responsibility of the Competition Organizer, and the persons authorized to make declarations of will regarding the interpretation of the Regulations and settling disputes submitted in writing that may arise during the course of the Competition are:  Jerzy Batycki  - President of the Art Theater Association and Festival Director ( and Andrzej M. Herman  - member of the Festival Program Council (


Previous Laureates of the Main Prize of the Competition:Blue Mind Quartet - 2002; Raminiak-Garbowski-Gradziuk Trio - 2003; Timeless - 2004; Kaczmarczyk-Barański-Dobrowolski Trio - 2005; Tomaszewski-Święs-Dobrowolski - 2006; Maciej Obara Trio - 2007; Michał Wierba Quintet - 2008; Witold Janiak Mainstreet Quartet - 2009 Outbreak Quartet - 2010 Wojciech Myrczek - 2010 Atom String Quartet - 2011 Interplay Jazz Duo - 2012 Lichtański Sound Lab - 2013 Bartosz Dworak Quartet - 2014 Weezdob Collective - 2015 Global Schwung Quintet - 2016 Adam Jarzmik Quintet - 2017 Dominik Kisiel Exploration Quartet - 2018 Andrzej Kowalski Quartet – 2019


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