May 20, 2016
Ahead of the General Assembly of the World Federation of International Music Competitions

The 57th General Assembly of the World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC) held from May 9 to May 12, 2013 in Tel Aviv made a decision to include the Aram Khachaturian International Competition into the membership of this prestigious musical family. So many famous competitions are the members of WFIMC. Among those is the International Tchaikovsky Competition, Queen Elizabeth Competition, Montreal International Musical Competition.

 

This international music organization was founded in 1957. Nowadays more than 120 leading competitions cooperate with this federation. WFIMC aims to identify the promising and talented young musicians.

During the General Assembly of the Federation held on May 8, 2015 in Italy, the anonymous voting of whole members verified that the Aram Khachaturian International Competition should be supplemented by the specialty of conducting.

Moreover, according to another decision, the 60th General Assembly of World Federation of International Competitions will be set in Armenia.

 

According to the “Aram Khachaturian-Competition” Cultural Foundation, the Aram Khachaturian International Competition has become the visiting card of Armenia in the world of classical music. It enjoys a good reputation worldwide and becomes more competitive from year to year.