Contestants must register at the Secretariat in Hamamatsu in person on the dates specified by the Secretariat (either November 10 or November 11, 2021).
Each contestant is responsible for his/her own travel expenses. However, the following contestants will receive travel support as outlined below:
The Organizer will bear the accommodation expenses of the contestant and provide a daily per diem allowance for food, only if the contestant stays in a hotel specified by the Secretariat from the day of contestant registration until the following dates.
Contestants will have the opportunity to trial the pianos provided by the Secretariat and select the one for their performances.
Beginning two days before the First Stage (November 11, 2021), a room with a grand piano will be made available to each contestant at no charge for the period specified below:
The order of appearance will be determined at the Drawing for Appearance Order (November 12, 2021) and will not change once it has been decided. However, for the Final Stage only, changes may be made when necessary.