22nd International Biennial Guitar Competition with Masterclasses

July 2nd-6th 2024

Kutná Hora



The 22nd year of the international biennial guitar competition in Kutná Hora is taking place from July 2nd to July 6th 2024. We are looking forward to seeing you!


You can find a link to photos from the 2022 biennial in the photo gallery.


Press release.


Important notice!

The check-in of participants on June 29th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. will take place in Dačický House, Komenského náměstí 41, 284 01 Kutná Hora.


Schedule of the 21st International Biennial here.


The prize Young guitarist of the year goes to Tobiáš Krpec.


Important places:

GASK - concerts: Barborská 51
Vlašský dvůr - concerts: Havlíčkovo náměstí 552/1
Dačického dům - competition: Komenského náměstí 41/23
Spolkový dům - exhibitions: Lierova 146/1
Městská knihovna - masterclasses: Husova 145/14

You can find PDF maps of all places here.


Transport from Prague to Kutná Hora

A direct bus (Airport Express) from the airport to the main railway station in Prague (Praha hl.n.) runs every half an hour between 5:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. Direct trains from Prague (Praha hl.n.) to Kutná Hora run every two hours between 5:59 a.m. and 1:59 p.m., every hour between 1:59 p.m. and 7:59 p.m., and then at 9:59 p.m.


Dear participants,

we just would like to remind you to pay the nonreturnable deposit of 35 EUR until May 31st. Send the scanned document that confirms the payment by email, please. We thank you for understanding.


Dear guitarists,

we will post the competition schedule after May 31st - deadline of applications.


Dear concertgoers,

tickets for the particular concerts can be booked at teamkutnahora@seznam.cz or via the phone number +420603300287 (Anna Hronová, organizing director).


Dear guitarists,

given the current situation both in the Czech Republic and in the world and uncertain prospects for the following months, we decided to cancel this year's Biennial and postpone it until 2022, specifically from 29th June to 3rd July 2022.

We hope you stay well and look forward to meeting you in Kutná Hora in 2022.

Your Guitar biennial team


Dear guitarists, do not pay, for the time being, the non-refundable deposit of 35 EUR. We will inform you.


You can find the updated information concerning the 21st  biennial in Kutná Hora here. You will find a personal invitation by the chairman of the jury, prof. Štěpán Rak, in the video below.


Photos from the jubilee 20th  biennial in 2019 can be seen in the photo gallery.


The on-line registration form is available on www.guitarkutnahora.cz. The accepted registration will immediately be confirmed by email.


Dear friends,
we are sending you a little greeting via a documentary from the 20th Biennial in Kutná Hora, named "Guild of Kutná Hora Guitars". You can see it here. We wish you good health and look forward to seeing you during the 21st  Biennial (30th June - 4th July 2021).

With best regards,
your organising team.


Press release.


Results of the 19th Biennial here.