October 2022 / Annual meeting of the Circle of Czech Violin Makers in Hradec Králové

In Hradec Králové, a meeting of KUH members was held in October, as part of which a visit to the museum of the Petrof piano factory took place, followed by a friendly members' meeting with dinner and musical entertainment by a cimbalom band in the restaurant of the hotel U Královny Elišky.
Phots of the meeting HERE


September 2021 | Participation in the international Cremona Triennale violin making competition in Italy.

Photos from the competition can be viewed HERE
Photos of the competing viola are HERE

Triennale Cremona

October 2021 | Meeting of members of the Prague Violin Makers' Guild

Cech housaru Praha

August 2021 | Guided tour of historical violins by Jaroslav Svěcený at the Dobříš Castle. Presentation of luthier work by Oleg Semenukha.

On Saturday, August 14, 2021, a guided tour of the exhibition of Italian, French, German and Czech violins was held at the Dobříš Castle by violinist and stringed instrument expert Jaroslav Svěcený. Oleg Semenukha gave a demonstration of violin making during the tour.

Photos by Alena Tučímová
More photos can be viewed HERE

Jaroslav Svěcený, Oleg Semenukha, Dobříš

May 2021 | Participation in the international violin making competition in Poznań, Poland

Photos of the competing violin are HERE

Violin maker competition Poznan

September 2018 | Participation in the international violin making competition in Cremona

Photogallery from Cremona are HERE
The competition violin can be viewed HERE

violin maker competition in Cremona

November 2018 | 60th Anniversary of the Czech Circle of Violin Makers

Several photos from the meeting can be viewed HERE
O. Semenukha’s violin from the exhibition can be viewed HERE


May 2017 | Participation in the international violin making competition in Prague

At the end of May 2017, an international violin making competition was held in Prague.
36 Antonio Stradivari model violins participated. Mr. Semenukha's violin was ranked 12th.

Competition website: HERE
See the photo gallery from the competition HERE
Semenukha’s competition instrument can be viewed HERE

Oleg Semenukha violin maker