Seven-year-old Mongolian pianist O.Nandin earned a gold medal at the 12th Ciudad de Huesca International Piano Competition, which was held in Huesca, Spain, from January 23 to 29.
Students of the Music and Dance College, State University of Culture and Arts, and Mongolian Children’s Palace participated in the competition under the guidance of pianist S.Sayantsetseg.
O.Nandin won the competition in the 13 and under category. This was her second gold medal win in Spain, she also claimed a gold medal in the U9 category at the 11th Ciudad de Heusca International Piano Competition in 2015.
E.Tsogt, a student at Hobby School, captured a silver medal, and Sant School student G.Enkhtsetseg earned a bronze medal in the same category O.Nandin topped. Six-year-old pianist D.Enerelt won first place in the U9 category this year, and 17-year-old B.Bat-Amar took third place in the U17 category.
The first Ciudad de Huesca International Piano Competition took place in 1999. Young pianists from over ten countries, including Japan, China, South Korea, Canada, Poland, Russia, Italy and Spain, competed this year.