Winners of the 2017 Edition

Sanna Domenico – Johnny Raducanu Trophy

Fernando Brox – Prize for best instrumental performer

Izabela Mihaela Simion –  Prize for best vocalist

Alexey Leon Quartet – Prize for best band

Thomas Thorp – Prize for the most promising young artist

Sexpeare – Prize for the best composition

Pre-selection results – 2017’s edition

Johnny Răducanu

International Jazz Festival
The Vth Edition, Braila, Romania, 20th-22ndOctober 2017


The list of the admitted competitors in the contest

after the pre-selection from the 29thof September 2017


  1. Alexey Leon Quartet-Spain
  2. Sexpeare –Spain/Great Britain
  3. Trio Mezcal-Italy

Instrumental performer

  1. Pinter Peter- piano- Hungary
  2. Sanna Domenico-piano- Italy
  3. Lo Chiano Alessandro –trumpet- Italy
  4. Fernando Brox-flute- Spain
  5. Thomas Thorp- saxophone-Marea Britanie
  6. Gianni Gagliardi-saxophone-Spania


  1. Sarosi Nora- Romania
  2. Cosmin Farcas- Romania
  3. Attila SuBa-Hungary
  4. Simion Izabela Mihaela –Romania
  5. Sandu Bantas- Romania

2016’s edition program

Pre-selection results – 2016’s edition

Johnny-Raducanu-logo site

Johnny Răducanu
International  Jazz Festival
the IVth Edition, Braila, Romania,
21st-23rd Octomber 2016

The list of the admitted competitors after the pre-selection
from the 27th of September 2016


  1. CALI Quartet –Romania
  2. Koszorus Krisztina & Szasz Csaba – Romania
  3. Secret Formula – Romania
  4. Stefan Goranov Quartet -Bulgary

Instrumental performer

  1. Daniel Torres Salazar – Spain- saxophone
  2. Garrofe Farras Arnau – Spain- saxophone
  3. Thomas Thorp – U.K- saxophone
  4. Victor Jimenez- Spain – saxophone


  1. Anita Petruescu – Romania
  2. Diana Caldăraru – Romania
  3. Diana Miron – Romania
  4. Elisabeta Campău Firțescu – Romania
  5. Liliya Ilieva – Bulgary
  6. Nicoleta Gavriliță – Moldavia

2016’s Pre-selection

Poster festival

We inform you that the deadline for the registration in the International Jazz competition Johnny Raducanu is September 23rd.

The prizes will be:

Johnny Raducanu’s trophy – 5.000 Euro
Best instrumental performer– 2.500 Euro
Best singer – 2.500 Euro
The best band– 3.000 Euro
Prize for the most promising young performer – 2.500 Euro
Prize for the best composition-2.500 Euro.

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Competition date change

We inform audience about the date change for the organization of the International Festival of Jazz “Johnny Raducanu” edition 2016. The festival will take place from 21 to 23 October 2016, the deadline for selection is 23 September.

We have some changes related to fee and payment method.
For all these corrections you can follow in Regulation updated below:

Regulation of Johnny Raducanu International Jazz Festival  – Braila 2016

Registration form Jazz 2016

2016 Regulation

Braila County Council and the Creation Center organise between the 16st- the 18rd of september 2016 the fourth edition of the International Jazz Festival  “Johnny Raducanu”.

The regulation can be viewed at “Documents” menu of this site.