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concerts - Competitions - masterclasses - workshops - exhibitions. 


The largest guitarfestival in Denmark. You can hear Classical, Modern, Jazz &  Blues - Flamenco, Folkmusic, music for everyone - young and old. Meet new guitarfriends at a concert , workshop, competition or at an exhibition.    

Aalborg International Guitar Festival creates through concerts, competition, workshops, music and guitar exhibits a forum to act as a source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in guitar, both as a rhythm and a classic instrument, whether you're a professional music teacher, music fan or happy amateur.

By rhythmic meeting classic, and amateurs meeting and collaborating with professionals, a forum that breaks down boundaries is established. This facilitates the possibility of experiences and collaboration across styles and borders.


Aalborg Kommune, Statens Kunstfond, Augustiuns Fonden, Skråen, Huset, Aalborg Kloster, Region Nordjylland, Utzon Center, Kulturskoler i Nordjylland, Skipper Clement Skolen, Dansk Guitar Selskab, GuitarRama, Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium, Savarez, , Sankt Markus Kirken, GuF, Papaya, Klaverstemmeren, Acoustic Music Books, Bergmann Edition, Dansk Center For Jazz Historie og Copenhagen Guitars.

Participants in the Category I competition are offered free accommodation (can be with a host family arranged by us) from 17.11.2021 - 21.11.2021.
Participants in masterclasses and workshops, and guests with a festival pass are all offered free accommodation from Friday to Sunday in Skipper Clement School . NOTE : Bring your sleeping pad and sleeping bag. Wish for other accommodation see: or search the Aalborg Hostels

Meals included in the price for participants in Masterclasses , Workshops, Guests with a Festival Pass and Category I + II participants with a festival pass:
Saturday, November 20, 2021 : Breakfast , lunch and dinner and cake
Sunday, November 21, 2021: Breakfast and lunch and cake.
Bring lunch for friday evening 19th November  2021
Drinks can be purchased at Skipper Clement School .

Deadline for Announcements and payment:
Deadline for registration for courses is the 15. October  2021
Deadline for registration for competition is the 15. October 2021.
Registration as a Festival Pass (passive participants) can take place before and during the festival.