Another violin competition is riggedmain
These are the finalists of the Singapore Violin Competition:
Chisa Kitagawa, Japan – a student of juror Takashi Shimizu
Sergei Dogadin, Russia – a student of juror Boris Kuschnir
Laurel Gagnon, USA
Oleksandr Korniev, Ukraine – a teaching assistant at YST Conservatory in Singapore and past student of Qian Zhou, chair of jury
Lisa Yasuda, Japan – a student of juror Takashi Shimizu
Xiaoxuan Shi, China – a past student of Qian Zhou, chair of jury
Qian Zhou, who is reported to have been taken ill, has been replaced by the Director of the YST Conservatory, Bernard Lanskey.
Singapore carries a $50,000 first prize.