Winners and Prizes 2021

Lamanna Claudia Lucia, Italy
First Prize:

  • The Salvi Foundation (USA) will provide a Lyon & Healy or Salvi Concert Grand harp, (up to a value of $55,000 USD), for the First Prize in the 21st International Harp Contest in Israel.
  • The Salvi Foundation (USA) will present the First Prize Winner of the 21st Contest in a debut recital.
  • Opening Concert – The First Prize Winner will perform at the ‘Opening Concert’ of the 22nd International Harp Contest in Israel (2024)
  • International Laureate Exchange Prize between the USA International Harp Competition and the International Harp Contest of Israel
  • The Fondazione Gioventù Musicale d’Italia Prize – a series of concerts in Italy


Löffler Lea Maria, Germany
Second Prize:   US $10,000
Donated by the Municipality of (Acre) Akko

Cortesão Beatriz, Portugal ***
Third Prize:       US $5,000
Donated by the Korea International Harp Competition

Zhang Xinyue, China **
Fourth Prize:     US $3,000
Donated by the Hong Kong Harp Centre

Dvoretskaya Ekaterina, Russia
Fifth Prize:        US $2,500
Donated by Harp Masters Academy, Switzerland

Jaffé Serafina, Germany *
Sixth Prize:       US $2,000

Hoile Emily, United Kingdom
Seventh Prize:  US $1,500

Rumiantseva Daria, Russia
Eighth Prize:     US $1,000
Donated by Irina von Bismarck, Germany

Ruf Miriam, Germany
Ninth Prize:    US $500
In Memory of Edna Buchman & Ruth Mayani

Special Prizes:

* Jaffé Serafina, Germany
The Judith Liber Prize:             US $1,500  (Anonym’s donation)
For the best performance of C.P.E Bach– Trio in E-major for 2 flutes and harp

** Zhang Xinyue, China
Aharon & Mera Propes Prize:  US $1,000
For the best performance of the Israeli work “Suite for Harp” by A. Dorman

*** Cortesão Beatriz, Portugal
Mario Falcao Prize:                     US $ 1,000
For the best performance of “Puzzle” by Al Ravin