Chronicle of the Competition

LEMC was founded in 1980 following an initiative of the French Lion Thomas Kutti. It is carried out every year on the occasion of the Europaforum. Every year a different instrument is awarded, as shown in the list below.

YearInstrumentEuropaforum
1991Guitar Istanbul
1992VoiceGenua
1993PianoWien
1994CelloBerlin
1995PianoRotterdam
1996ViolinDeauville
1997OboeZürich
1998PianoBudapest
1999FluteAntalya
2000VoiceFlorenz
2001ViolinPorto
2002PianoBrüssel
2003CelloLimassol
2004ClarinetRom
2005TrumpetStuttgart
2006FluteBournemouth
2007PianoBukarest
2008ViolinCannes
2009TromboneTampere
2010GuitarBologna
2011OboeMaastricht
2012CelloBrüssel
2013PianoIstanbul
2014French HornBirmingham
2015ClarinetAugsburg
2016ViolinSofia
2017TrumpetMontreux