The category prize winners have been announced at the 2018 15th Cremona Triennale Luthiere Competition - at the Museo del Violino Instrument Museum, in Cremona, Italy.
The 2018 medalists were chosen from 248 luthier submissions.
The Cremona Triennale Luthiere Competition medallists are:
- Gold Medal – Nicolas Bonet from France
- Silver Medal – Yukiko Chin from Japan
- Bronze Medal – Jihwan Park from South Korea
- Silver Medal – Ulrich Hinsberger from Germany
- Bronze Medal – Viateur Roy from Canada
- Gold Medal – Gawang Jung from South Korea
- Silver Medal – Jihwan Park from South Korea
- Bronze Medal – Alessandro Peiretti from Italy
Double Bass Category
- Bronze Medal – Guido Mariotto from Italy
The jury comprised: luthiers Alberto Giordano, Marco Nolli, Jan Strick, Guy Rabut and Zheng Quan, violinists Glauco Bertagnin and Jana Kuss, violist Michel Michalakakos, cellist David Pia and double bassist Enrico Fagone.