Rank Awards and prizes
First Prize ¥3,000,000 / Gold Medal / Certificate of Merit
Second Prize ¥1,800,000 / Silver Medal / Certificate of Merit
Third Prize ¥1,200,000 / Bronze Medal / Certificate of Merit
Fourth Prize ¥750,000 / Certificate of Merit
Fifth Prize ¥600,000 / Certificate of Merit
Sixth Prize ¥450,000 / Certificate of Merit
Best Performer of the Japanese Work ¥300,000 / Certificate of Merit
Diploma of Outstanding Merit ¥150,000 / Certificate of Merit
Chamber Music Award ¥150,000 / Certificate of Merit
Audience Prize Certificate of Merit and additional awards
  • The First Prizewinner will be given at least 10 opportunities to perform in and outside of Japan, including solo recitals and performances with major orchestras, before the end of March 2023.
    The performer will be paid an appearance fee of ¥100,000 per performance, and related travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Organizer.
  • The First Prizewinner will be given the Mayor of Sapporo Award with the opportunity to perform in Sapporo, based on the Hamamatsu-Sapporo “Musical and Cultural City Exchange Declaration”.
  • Additional awards may be offered by private companies or individuals who support the Competition’s objectives.


Winners of the First to Sixth prizes must perform at the Prizewinners’ Concert to be held in the Main Hall of ACT CITY Hamamatsu on November 29, 2021. Performers will not be paid an appearance fee for this concert.