The category prizes have been announced at the 2017 Grumiaux International Violin Competition, in Brussels, Belgium.
1st prize in the 10 years and under category was awarded to 10 year old Fiona Khuong-Huu from Japan.
Joint-2nd prize was awarded to 10 year old Laçin Akyol from Turkey, 10 year old Theodor Kaskiv from France and 9 year old Alexander Kulitskiy from Germany.
Joint-1st prize in the 13 years and under category was awarded to 11 year old Ryota Nakamura from Japan and 10 year old Yunci Kaelyn Soh from Singapore.
Joint-2nd prize was awarded to 13 year old Sabina Dazhaeva from Russia, 11 year old Jana Jakovljević from Serbia, 12 year old Hina Khuong-Huu from Japan and 12 year old Theodore Kim from Belgium
Joint-1st prize in the 17 years and younger category was awarded to 15 year old Georgii Moroz from Ukraine and 14 year old Pal Laszlo Szomora from Hungary.
Joint-2nd prize was awarded to 16 year old Nilufer Sude Guclu from Turkey and 16 year old Gaia Trionfera from Italy.
No 1st prize was awarded in this year’s 21 years and under category.
2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to 17 year old Arthur Decaris from France and 20 year old Judyta Kluza from Poland.
A Special Prize for ‘Young Hope’ was awarded to 6 year old Victorine Meurice from Belgium.
A Special Prize for the ‘Best Interpretation of a Belgian Work’ was awarded to 15 year old Georgii Moroz from Ukraine.