Due to the large number of requests received by Braila County Center for the Conservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture as regarding the change of the registration’s deadline for Johnny Raducanu International Jazz Festival, 2018 edition, made the Organizer announce the extension of the registration period for the potential competitors with another week.

Thus, Braila County Center for the Conservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture announces September 28, 2018 as being the new deadline for the registration in the contest of Johnny Răducanu  International Jazz Festival, 2018 edition.

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 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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