49 contestants from 22 countries & regions, biggest number ever,
participated in the First stage.

The winner of the Propes prize is Xinyue Zhang, China  (#29)
For the best performance of the Israeli work “Suite for Harp” by A. Dorman.

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Only 9 out of 24 contestants
who passed to the second stage,
are passing to the Semi-Final Stage.

#17   Rumiantseva Daria …………. Russia
#20  Hoile Emily …….. United Kingdom
#22  Jaffé Serafina ………………. Germany
#29  Zhang Xinyue ……………………. China
#35  Dvoretskaya Ekaterina …… Russia
#51   Cortesão Beatriz ………….. Portugal
#58  Löffler Lea Maria ………… Germany
#59  Ruf Miriam ………………….. Germany
#60  Lamanna Claudia Lucia ……… Italy

Three Contestants will pass to the Final Stage.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic status in Israel and around the world, we had to reschedule the dates of the Semi-Final and Final stages of the 21st International Harp Contest in Israel.
The new dates are:

  • 16 December 2021 – Opening Concert
  • 18 December 2021 – Semi-Final Stage
  • 21 December 2021 – Final Stage (Closing Concert)

The Semi-Final will take place on 18 December in magnificent Old Acre (Akko), a city declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and most famous for the co-existence between its Jewish and Arab citizens.

We are looking forward to welcome you in this unique harp music event
and wish our contestants Good Luck!

Lenka Petrovic, Serbia First Prize Winner of the 20th International Harp Contest in Israel, 2018 Lenka will play at the Opening Concert on 4 October 2021

Lenka Petrovic, Serbia
First Prize Winner of the 20th International Harp Contest in Israel, 2018
Lenka will play at the Opening Concert on 16 December 2021

Knights’ Halls, old Acre

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