In 2016, the festival-contest «DrumsFest» will be held in Moscow

For the first five years of the competition supported by the target program of the Federal Ministry of Culture.

Owing to results of the International Contest «DrumsFest» in 2015, as well as meetings with members of the jury and talks with world renowned teachers, composers and performers, it was decided to expand the nominations for classical percussion. Since 2016 introduced separate category: Marimba, Vibraphone, Multi-Percussion, Timpani and Snare Drum.

International competition «Parade Drum» – a festival and celebration for all drummers. During the competition will be held an exhibition and sale of the leading firms of percussion instruments.

In previous competitions winners were awarded valuable gifts to the representatives of such companies as «MAPEX», «ADAMS», «MEINL», «VIC FIRTH».

General sponsors “Arsenal Music” and the “Forte” company awarded the Grand Prix drum kit, concert xylophone and the certificates for instrument purchasing to the sum of 1500 euro.

The exact date of the festival competition, the conditions will be published later, stay tuned for more information on our sites and

Please note the change in the position of the competition. In addition, we want to say that in each category will have its own jury, consisting of leading experts in their field from 10 countries, including well-known composers and performers. An important factor of this event is to popularize the art of playing on drums. We are waiting for you at the international contest «DrumsFest»!

Financing conditions and terms are clarified, follow the information on the sites.