The “Chopin Memorial Prizes” International Piano Open Competition has been one of proud members of the Alink–Argerich Foundation.The Alink-Argerich Foundation (AAF) was co-founded in 1999 by piano competition authority Gustav Alink and the famous pianist Martha Argerich. It’s an active non-profit organization, monitoring piano activities on a worldwide scale. So far, top-level international piano competitions from 50 countries around the world already attained the acceptance of Alink-Argerich Foundation, including The Frederick Chopin International Piano Competition, The Leeds International Piano Competition, The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition,The Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, The Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD, The Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia, The Hamamatsu International Piano Competition,The International Music Competition Queen Elisabeth of Belgium and The International Piano Competition “Ferruccio Busoni”.
Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) is an Awarding Organisation of Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications & Examinations Regulation, reports directly to UK Parliament) (Ofqual No: Rn5355). TQUK offers more than 300 Professional Qualifications recognized by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual), the Department of Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills, and the Welsh Government.TQUK’s Qualifications are regulated by Ofqual. The TQUK certificates are awarded under the Regulated Qualifications Framework “RQF” and European Qualifications Framework “EQF”, aligning with the Qualifications of more than 160 countries in the Commonwealth countries around the world. Corresponding to the structures, its international recognition and reputation distinguish the TQUK certificates from general certificates. Headquartered in Manchester, United Kingdom, TQUK currently collaborates with more than 500 universities and international companies in more than 50 countries around the world. The international recognition of quality level is quite high.In 2017, TQUK was nominated by the “Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB)”as“Awarding Organisation of the Year 2017”. This appreciation has reflected TQUK’s power of influence in the Awarding Organisations’ field. This certificate will be your good companion to enter the United Kingdom and countries.