The final rounds of the 10th TICC competition was held friday 27th of spetember in the Freemasons Hall. The Moldovian/British Mithras trio won the competition with festival engagements and 15 000 €.
Trio Hèlios came second and won the Knut Lund prize of 10 000€, and Trio Opal came third and won the Kaare Opdal prize of 5 000€. Part of the prize is also a print byNorwegian artist Håkon Bleken.
The audience prize was won by Trio Opal, and they are invited back to next year’s festival as festival artists.
Jury chairman Lambert Orkis was impressed by all nine trios level of playing.