Congratulations to Pol Belardi’s Force, winner of the Sibiu Jazz Competition!

(c) Sam Flammang

The 2017 edition of the Sibiu Jazz Competition was a complete success for Pol Belardi’s Force who has been awarded the “Best Band” prize on November 12th.

The complete palmares includes several prizes such as ‘Best Composition’ and ‘Best Instrumental’, all won by European musicians. The quartet from Luxembourg came home with the top prize, worth 1,500€.

This event welcomed 1,000 spectators in the Philharmonic in Sibiu and those who could not reach Thalia Hall watched online live broadcasts. Thus, about 17,000 jazz lovers spent the weekend discovering the 13 contestants coming from all around Europe.