-The total list of Prizes will be updated abd confirmed against June 1st, 2022 after the application deadline.
-Notice that aside the Prize winners additional finalists can be added in the Final round, receiving also the official title of


 1st Prize Laureate Solo
  • Ludwig Albert Adams signature Concert Marimba (value 18.000 Euro).
  • Invitation jury & festival artist (future editions).
  • Invitation International festivals.
  • Laureate Diploma.
 2nd Prize Laureate Solo
  • 1.000 euro 
  • 500 euro valued products. 
  • Invitation jury & festival artist (future editions).
  • Laureate Diploma. 
3rd Prize Laureate Solo
  • 500 euro.
  • 250 euro valued products. 
  • Invitation jury & festival artist (future editions).
  • Laureate Diploma. 

1st Prize Laureates Chamber Music
  • 1.000 Euro . 
  • 500 Euro valued products 
  • Invitation jury and festival artists (future editions).
  • Invitation int. festivals.
  • Laureates diploma 
2nd Laureates Prizes Chamber Music 
  • 500 Euro.
  • 250 Euro valued products. 
  • Invitation jury & festival artist (future editions)
  • Laureates diploma 

3rd Laureates Prizes Chamber Music 

  • 300 Euro.
  • 250 Euro valued products. 
  • Invitation jury & festival artist (future editions)
  • Laureates diploma 


  • Best performance Prize of Belgian works (solo & Chamber Music)                                                       
  • Ludwig Albert Talent Prize
  • Igor Lesnik Prize: -best performance of Croatian works. published by biNg bang Publications - this award might be shared among several performers.
  • Invitation at international festivals can be offered to all laureates.
  • Free participation of the Ludwig Albert Int. Marimba Academy will be offered to all laureates, donated by marimba-projects (value 300 Euro each laureate).
  • Belgian scholarships can be granted to European candidates for one year study at the Marimba Master department  (Master marimba & Master marimba Chamber music)  at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp and/or the LUCA university College of Arts Leuven (value 1000 Euro- donated by Dr. Ludwig Albert).
  • EndorsementThe laureates can be recommended by the Competition Board to the companies to be considered as future endorsed artist. Notice that the companies decide only by their interest further offer.  
  • Recording and CD release: Laureates can be considered, by interest of Splendid Arts Edition, for further recording of licensed CD production. Notice that Splendid Arts Edition decide and award only this Prize by appearing interest (value 4.000 Euro). 
  • Originality Prize.This Prize, donated by Splendid Arts Editio, can be given to candidates performing own compositions and/or arrangements. It includes Int. publishing and promotion of their works. 

General terms: 

  • All laureate Prizes will be awarded unless there is an insufficient number of eligible participants in a particular category or the judges determine that the quality of the competitor's does not warrant a specific prize/award.
  • The Competition owns the right to produce further CD releases of all recordings made during the competition. 
  • In case future Cd productions will be offered to winning laureates, it is required to include in the booklet the Competition's awarded Laureate Prize and logo.
  • Additional laureate festival performances and showcase opportunities can be presented by some organizations, which handles their specific policy and offered conditions. It might appear that travel expenses are not included and need to be covered personally or by related sponsors. The laureates need to contact personally the organizations to concrete their further presence. Notice that the Competition cannot be hold responsible in case some organizations are delayed or even cancelled due to circumstances.
  • The winning instrument will be presented to the laureate. Delivery will be worked out at best with Adams company. Notice that additional costs like transport or customers tax may appear depending of overseas destinations. Those need to be covered personally.
  • The laureates are requested to inform in their bio and promotional materials their obtained laureate Prizes and official title of the Universal Marimba Competition Belgium.
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