The total amount of the monetary prizes is  about 10 000Euros. Monetary prizes are rewarded for both categories:

Jazz Vocal

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


Jazz Piano

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

EUR 700*


Raimonds Pauls prize is EUR 1000*.

Contestants receive exclusive invitations from Rigas Ritmi Festival, Venezia Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Lincoln Center NYC, Nardis Jazz Club, Jazz Time Fest, Kaunas Jazz.

Jury and contestant organizers may arrange additional prizes such as Grand Prix, Audience Awards, and others.

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. 

* 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. 

1. Budget is shown with additional money for other additional prices, that can be arranged.