Phony competitions: another win for teacher’s petmain
Two Ukrainians – Yuliia Van, 22, and Roman Kholmatov, 24 – have been declared joint winners at the Mirecourt International Violin Competition in France.
Ms Van is a student of the jury president, Krzysztof Wegrzyn.
So it goes.
The prize money is just €5,000 but it’s the title that counts.