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Photo courtesy of Bogumiła Żongołłowicz 

Ewa Malewicz 

 1 January 1922 Warsaw - 24 April 1993 Melbourne
Polish soprano; stage name Ewa Laren
also called the 'Nightingale of St. Kilda'.
More information: English or Polish


Photography by Mina Moore, State Library of Victoria (1912)

Stanisław Victor de Tarczyński

7 April 1882 Warsaw - 18 June 1952 Melbourne
violinist, composer, and an outstanding pedagogue;
concertmaster of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
More information: Australian Dictionary of Biography 



The Main Prizes will be awarded by the Jury in these three age categories only.


Extra-statutory Prizes: 

  • special award of the President of the Polish Community Council of Victoria - $200
  • special award of the Friends of Chopin Australia Inc. - $300
  • special award of the Society of Polish Culture in Victoria - $100
  • other - TBC