Elizabeth Hazy International Talent spotter Singing Competition

Dear Applicant, Competitor,

Unfortunately, this spring, due to the pandemic, we are unable to hold the 5th Erzsébet Házy International Talent Search singing competition, which was postponed from last year.
We moved the competition to a new date, September 3-5, 2021. Please confirm your intention to participate in e-mail by August 1st 2021, and note, entry fees will have to be paid by this date too if you have not already done so.
We are looking forward to celebrate the 5th anniversary of our competition with a worthy tribute and your performances.
Your application and fee paid will remain valid but of course we will refund the registration fee to those who request it. If you wish to cancel your participation, please do so in a separate email. Thank you for your understanding


Are you Talented and competitive? Then this is your place!
Compete and win!
Excellent atmosphere, fantastic jury and super prizes are waiting for you!
Come in, come in!

The Slovakian Civil Legion of Honour invites you to enter the Elizabeth Hazy International Talent spotter Singing Competition.
If interested please click on the Application menu!
Deadline for registration: 1st of august 2021.
Other useful information regarding the competition can be found below:
Please like our Facebook page as all information will be available there.
Grand prize:

1st prize: 400 €
2nd prize: 250 €
3rd prize: 200 €

Accommodation in Nové Zámky

1. Nyitra street hostel
8,90,- €-per night. Breakfast not included. Shared bathroom at the end of the corridor.
Contact: + 421 0915 445 288- Ivan Fialka, ivanfialkanz@centrum.sk,

2. Hotel Grand:
single and double rooms: 49,- €/night, breakfast: 5,- €
Contact: hotelgrandnz@hotelgrandnz.sk / + 421 0908-774 395

3. Hotel Stardust:
1 single room with breakfast: 42,- €/ night, 3* category, double room: 52,- €/night with breakfast
1 single room with breakfast, 4*category: 69,- €/night, double room: 79,- €/night with breakfast
Contact: hotel@hotelstardust.sk

4. Salur lodge:
Accommodation with breakfast:
Price for one night in double room: 38 € (19 €/person)
Room for three: 51 € (17 €/person)
Room for four: 64 € (16 €/person)
Single room: 32 €
Local tax per person: 0,33 €
Contact: salur@salur.sk, tel. sz. +421 903216938.

The selection is first come first served -every singer will receive a number.
Category entry fee is 50 €/person/genre

Everyone is welcome!

Performance continues until the jury stops it, or up to 5 MINUTES.

The following categories will be announced: Category women and men over 16 year of age

  • opera
  • operetta
  • musical

September 3, 2021

Deadline for registration and submission of material/base: 10am

940 02 NOVÉ ZÁMKY -Dom kultúry, Hlavné nám. 7, Slovakia

For the selection please do not forget to bring with yourself:

  • Personal ID or a driver's license or passport
  • parental consent if under 18 years of age
  • proof of paid entry fee (bank statement)
  • your Music - category musical - (on USB or CD)-piano also available but participants are responsible of bringing their own Pianist
  • Happiness and confidence :-)

Members of the Jury:

Miklós Szinetár

Kossuth Prize winner and Jászai Mari Award winner twice, Hungarian theater, opera, television and film director

Mgr.art. Šimon Svitok

Mgr.art. Šimon Svitok - Opera singer, artistic director of the State Opera Banská Bystrica

Dr. Dániel Vadász

- Producer, performer. He is the founding managing director of Operettissima and Coopera, director of the Buda Palace Concerts. Art consultant, co-producer and the new business director of Welcome Vienna, - the world's largest New Year's simultaneous concert series.

PhDr. Mgr. Otokar Klein

opera singer, Mayor of Nové Zámky and Chairman of the Jury

Mgr. Terezia Klemen

Founding President of the Slovakian Civil Legion of Honor, chief organizer

Mgr.art.Rastislav Štúr

C o n d u c t o r, current Director and Chief Conductor of the Opera of the Slovak National Theatre Bratislava

Tamás Clementis

Opera singer of the Hungarian State Opera

Pál Farkas

conductor and direktor

Submitting and providing the musical base is the contestant's own responsibility please do not leave it at home! Accompanists are welcome, piano will be available at the venue.
If requested, piano accompanier will be available-please submit music sheet with application form.

The selection may take up to 6-8 hours depending on the number of applicants!
Those who are travelling via bus or train please notify us in time!

There is a cafeteria and cloakroom in the building. Please see attachment regarding accommodation and how to book it.

September 4, 2021

Arrival at no later than 13:00!

The performance may take up to 5-10 minutes.
Please be prepared with several songs: one for the audition, one for the semi-final and 3 for final. You do not know how far you'll get!

Everybody takes care of the basics, but of course we help everyone who asks! Don't miss a piano accompaniment at home! If necessary, we provide a piano accompaniment of € 15.-

Exercise a lot, don't miss the text, shine on the stage or put it on! Simply impress the audience and the stars!

September 5, 2021

The performance may take up to 10 minutes.
The Final will be a grand event please make sure you dress to impress!
The Final will be recorded by a TV channel.


Our Partners

Nové Zámky

Music sheets and other merchandise will be sold on location.

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