The total amount of the monetary prizes is 10 4001 Euros, and the chance to play concerts at soon announced Jazz Festivals and Jazz Clubs around the world. 


Monetary prizes are rewarded for both categories:

Jazz Vocal

Award Prize
1st Place EUR 1500*
2nd Place EUR 1000*
3rd Place EUR 700*


Jazz Bass

Award Prize
1st Place EUR 1500*
2nd Place EUR 1000*
3rd Place EUR 700*

An additional monetary prize of Grand Prix is available only for one contestant of both categories.

Grand Prix – EUR 2000*

Raimonds Pauls prize is EUR 1000*.


Final performers will receive diplomas upon request. Prizes will be awarded by a Jury whose members are well-known personalities of the jazz musical world.

All the decisions of the Jury are final and non-appealable. 

1 Including Grand Prix award. Grand Prix is not obligatory to be chosen each year. Contest Jury are free to decide if one’s performance do or do not fit the requirements of Grand Prix status. All the decisions of Jury are final and non-appealable.

* Monetary prizes are paid via money transfer or PayPal. According to the legislation of the Republic of Latvia, personal income tax in the amount of 24% is withheld from the money prize.