Contestant should arrive on 5-6 September 1999 (before 12 a.m. on 6 September).
When arrived, each contestant has to register in the Organising Committee.

Allotment is being held on 6 September 1999 at 5 p.m. in the Small Concert Hall of the Philarmonia.
The performance order established for the 1st Round is kept through the 2d and 3d Rounds.

The competition consists of three Rounds.
Not more than 100 singers could be admitted to the 1st Round, not more than 40 - to the 2d, and not more than 15 - to the 3d Round.

All the performances are opened to the public.
The Competition schedule:

5, 6 September - Contestants accommodating and registration
6 September - Allotment. The opening meeting
7, 8, 9 September - 1st Round (with the piano)
10 September - Master classes
11, 12 September - 2d Round (with the piano)
13 September - Orchestra rehearsals for the 3d Round participants Master classes
14 September - 3d Round (with the orchestral)
15 September - The closing ceremony. Gala-concert of the laureats