The International Competition of Young Leaders Lovro von Matačić, to be held by 5. to 11. October, was presented at the press conference at Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall.

The Deputy Director of the Zagreb Concert Director Josip Nalis, Director of the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra Mirko Boch, President of the Jury of the Competition Nikša Barez and the President of the Assembly of the Fund, Frano Parać, were greeted by the Deputy Mayor of the City of Zagreb Vesna Kusin and Minister of Culture of the Republic of Croatia Berislav Šipuša.

The prestigious competition is held for the sixth time organized by the Lovro and Lilly Matačić Funds, with partners of the Zagreb Philharmonic and the Zagreb Concert Directorate and the Concert Hall of Vatroslav Lisinski. With the record number of entries from over the 40 world countries, this year's competition will also feature 30. the anniversary of the death of Master Lovro von Matačić. On that occasion, an exhibition on his life and work, by Eve Sedak will be set up in the lobby of KD Lisinski.