𝕿𝖍𝖊 𝕶𝖍𝖚𝖘𝖚𝖘 𝕻𝖗𝖎𝖟𝖊

Inaugurated in 2021, 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗞𝗵𝘂𝘀𝘂𝘀 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲 is awarded to the highest scoring participant from Negeri Sembilan* from each of the Euroasia organised competitions. All participants from Negeri Sembilan are automatically considered for the prize. The winners will be entitled to one (1) free Masterclass with a member of the masterclass panel from the respective competition.
*𝘈 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘪𝘴 𝘦𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘣𝘰𝘳𝘯 𝘪𝘯 𝘰𝘳 𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘭𝘺 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘯 𝘕𝘦𝘨𝘦𝘳𝘪 𝘚𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘢𝘯.

𝕿𝖍𝖊 𝖄𝖆𝖕 𝖆𝖓𝖉 𝕾𝖚𝖟𝖎𝖊 𝕸𝖊𝖒𝖔𝖗𝖎𝖆𝖑 𝕻𝖗𝖎𝖟𝖊

Established in 2021, in memory of the late Yap Siong Cheng and Suzie Yap, 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗬𝗮𝗽 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗦𝘂𝘇𝗶𝗲 𝗠𝗲𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲 celebrates and pays tribute to Yap and Suzie’s lasting contributions to the development of arts in Johor. Their pioneering work as founders and organisers of the JB Arts Festival, JB Jazz Fest, JB Classical Music Festival, JB Film Festival, and many other ground-breaking projects was fuelled by their boundless love for the arts, and they were particularly passionate about encouraging young people to take part in artistic endeavours and experiences as part of their personal growth.

The Yap and Suzie Memorial Prize is awarded to the most outstanding Johorean* from each of the Euroasia organised Competitions. All participants from Johor are automatically considered for the prize. The winners will be entitled to one (1) free Masterclass with a member of the masterclass panel from the respective competitions.
*𝘈 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘪𝘴 𝘦𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘣𝘰𝘳𝘯 𝘪𝘯 𝘰𝘳 𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘭𝘺 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘯 𝘑𝘰𝘩𝘰𝘳.

𝗠𝗔𝗦𝗧𝗘𝗥𝗖𝗟𝗔𝗦𝗦 𝗣𝗥𝗜𝗭𝗘𝗦
This prize entitles the winner to one (1) free masterclass with a member of the Masterclass Panel.  The prize will be awarded to the top scoring participant from the 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗴 𝗔𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲 and 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗴 𝗔𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗶𝗼𝗿 𝗖𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗴𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀, and 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗲𝗲 (𝟯) top scoring participants from the 𝗢𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝗖𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗴𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀.

𝗠𝗢𝗦𝗧 𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗠𝗜𝗦𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗩𝗜𝗢𝗟𝗜𝗡𝗜𝗦𝗧
This is an elective prize awarded at the jury’s discretion. This prize is awarded to two* outstanding violinists deemed exceptional. The winners should show not only technical mastery but artistic merit, with an understanding of the composition and clear musical ideas communicated effectively to the audience. The award provides the winner with a 𝗣𝗲𝗱𝗶 𝗣𝗔𝗔𝟭𝟭𝟭𝟬𝟬 𝗩𝗶𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗻 𝗖𝗮𝘀𝗲 ** (Retail value: RM1,180)
*𝘖𝘯𝘦 𝘈𝘨𝘦 15 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘷𝘦; 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘈𝘨𝘦 14 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘣𝘦𝘭𝘰𝘸.
**𝘛𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘴 & 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘭𝘺.

𝗘𝗟𝗜𝗧𝗘 𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗠𝗔𝗡𝗖𝗘 𝗣𝗥𝗜𝗭𝗘𝗦
This is an elective prize awarded at the jury’s discretion. This can be awarded for up to one exceptional performer per age group, who shows not only control of one’s instrument, but an understanding of the role of the performer in connecting to the audience. This award provides the winner with a 𝗣𝗲𝗱𝗶 “𝗘𝗹𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗲” 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗯𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗶𝗯𝗿𝗲 𝗩𝗶𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗻 𝗦𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝘁 (Retail value: RM308) OR a 𝐑𝐌𝟐𝟎𝟎* 𝐆𝐢𝐟𝐭 𝐕𝐨𝐮𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫 for purchases of 𝑷𝒆𝒅𝒊 products from Musiqa Strings.
*𝘛𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘴 & 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘭𝘺.

𝗚𝗜𝗙𝗧 𝗩𝗢𝗨𝗖𝗛𝗘𝗥𝗦 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗡𝗦𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗗 𝗕𝗬 𝗗𝗘𝗖𝗜𝗦𝗢
First, Second and Third Prize winners in ALL categories will receive cash vouchers worth RM1000, RM700 and RM500 respectively to be used for purchases made at Deciso*.
*𝘛𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘴 & 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘭𝘺.

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