The official opening of the Competition will take place 5th April 2020. The application process and rules will be announced on the opening date. The entire repertoire will be exclusively dedicated to music by Polish composers, from the Chopin period to contemporary composers.

The competition is designed for Australian youth up to the age of 18 years. Entrants will be placed into age categories. The competition will consist of the instrumental categories of piano and strings. The competition will take place in October 2020, exact dates are yet to be announced.


Supporting events:

7th Ewa Malewicz Music Competition

27-29 September 2019 - Melbourne

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WINNERS of the 7th Ewa Malewicz Music Competition

Melbourne 2019

 Group A - 12 and under

1st Prize - Andi Wu

Piano, student of Mikhail Solovei


2nd Prize - Serena Yitong Zhang

Piano, student of Glenn Riddle


3rd Prize - Patrick Hill

Cello, student of Margarita Iourgaeva

 Group B – 13 – 16 years

1st Prize - Louise Turnbull

Violin, student of Ivana Tomaskova


2nd Prize - Michael de Huy

Piano, student of Glenn Riddle


3rd Prizenot awarded


 Additional Prize:

The best performance of F. Chopin's work – Andi Wu (by Friends of Chopin Australia )

Special Award of Society of Polish Culture in Victoria - Jasmine Orval, piano


Polish Festival @ Federation Square

17 November 2019 – Melbourne, FedSq

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