This year, the II. International violin competition “Prime Violin” is opening for talented young violinists under the auspices of the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica. The aim of the competition is to support young performers, stimulate their artistic growth and promote violin creation. The chairman of the international jury is the leading Czech violinist and pedagogue František Novotný. Other members of the jury: Ewald Danel (Bratislava, Slovakia), Ildikó Versánszky (Debrecen, Hungary). Due to the epidemiological situation, the competition will be online.