LOVRAN/VIAREGGIO April 8 - Young Croatian guitarists won seven awards at the"Simone Salmaso" international guitarist competition held April 6-8 in the Italian city of Viareggio. First place in the C category with the most votes was Hrvoje Ton, a graduate student for musical art in Lovran who received 1000 Euros and the right to hold a concert in Rome. First place in the B category went to Vlado Brzovic, a second year student at the Lovran music school, while second place went to Vedran Roguljic, a third year student at the Lovran music school. Srdjan Bulat, from the "Josip Hatze" music school in Split shared third place in the B category with a Mexican guitarist. First place in the girl's A category went to Ivana Tucakovic from the Novska music school, while second and third places went to Matija Mundjer and Aleksandra Nadj respectively of the "Pavle Markovac" music school in Zagreb. Guitarists from Argentina, Mexico, Germany, Poland, Great Britain, Italy and Bulgaria took part in the competition.
Translated by Marko Puljic