Application for the preliminary.

How to apply

Step 1:Pay for preliminary round application fee.
(Please pay for final round application fee for the participants who are qualified to attend the final round without preliminary.

*From this year, it will be necessary to attach proof of payment when applying.
Any format is acceptable (e.g. transfer receipt/record of deposit passbook/transfer completion screen on website)
/ Transfer completion email, etc.) You need something that shows the transfer date, amount, and transfer destination.

Step 2: Submit recording for preliminary judgement via Youtube
Upload your performance movie to YouTube which link is available in the Application Form.

* For those who cannot use YouTube, CDs and DVDs are also available.
[Required] Write the following on the media board and the envelope cover

・Participation: St (strings) / PF (piano) / R (recital) / CM (chamber music)
・Section: K (preschool) / E (elementary school 1.2/3.4/5.6) / JH (junior high school) / H (high) / U (university) / G (general)
・Category: C (culture) / S (star)
・Full name

Step 3: Complete Online Application Form

– Participants who attend the final round without preliminary also should complete Online Application Form during the period.
– Applicants shall receive application confirmation email within a week however please contact us if you do not receive any email.

Participation application period

December 1, 2022 (Thursday) to January 15, 2023 (Sunday)
⇒ Extended until January 27 (Friday) Must arrive at the secretariat in the morning

*Those who are exempt from preliminary rounds should also apply during this period.
* Reception will be completed when the documents have been confirmed and the transfer has been confirmed.
*If you do not receive a reception completion email within a week after applying, please contact the secretariat.

Participation Fee.

*Remittance side bank fee + Japan side bank fee ¥4000
Please pay in addition to each qualifying or final entry fee


<<Notice to final stage attendees of The OSAKA International Music Competition>>

Final stage attendees of The OSAKA International Music Competition have rights to attend the final round without the preliminary round step in two years.

★Osaka International Music Competition finalist exemption period
 Valid for 24 months (2 full years)
 Example) 2021: 10/10 Osaka finalists → Valid until 2023: 10/9

Please indicate your name and the prize you got from The OSAKA International Music Competition also check the mark of preliminary exemption, and apply for the final round.

Remarks on discount:

Early bird – participants who apply and pay the fee on or before December 30.

YouTube submission – participants who submit the preliminary movie via YouTube.

*Please pay for the final round application fee after you pass the preliminary round. However, participants who attend the final round without preliminary shall pay for the final round application fee at the same time of Online Application Form submission.

Bank Account Information

!!The bank transfer fee is borne by participants
Please note that the bank remittance charge is owed by applicants.
We recommend remittance fees because Japan Net Bank is cheaper.

(Bank name)

branch code 003
acco,no, 4872427

・Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Cooporation(0009)
Roppongi Branch(619)
swift code:SMBC JPJT
add.6-1-21 Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo. Japan,Futsu 7591464

Seshiria kokusai Ongaku konku-ru
Yoshikawa Asako

*Bank charge will be burden by the applicant. The paid fee can not be returned to you whatever the reason is.
*Please pay attention that the final round participation fee differs from the preliminary participation fee.
*Our clerical procedure for the application will be completed when your payment and web application are confirmed by us.

Remarks for application

1) When you apply, please be precise for the minutes of your performance, both for preliminary and the final. The same piece can be used for both the preliminary round and the final round (except for the recital section).
2) You will be disqualified if you play different music at the final from applied one. No changes to the selection of piece will be accepted after application.
3) Even if the performance recorded in the preliminary round exceeds the time limit, that itself will not be deducted, so there is no need to force editing.
4) If the performance is shorter than the judging time, it will not affect the judging.
5) The Chamber music Division must include a piano or violin.
6) In the Recital Division, the total performance of the preliminary round and the final round must be 45 minutes, and the pieces for the preliminary round and the final round must be different.
The composition of the recital section does not affect the judging.
7)The list of musical careers on the application form will not affect the judging. It is not necessary to list all awards.
8) Presented material can not be returned. We can not be responsible for the item lost during mailing. Please fill in your mobile no., contact no, precisely for emergency.
9) Please understand any claim will not be accepted.


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