This year ,as preparation for 58th Guca festival , will be held pre-competition in trumpet playing in the following towns of Serbia : in Boljevac, Goračići, Kovačica, Vladičin Han , Knjaževac, Požega , Prijepolje , Surdulica and Zlatibor . In Vladicin Han , town in the south of the country, precompetition of senior and junior brass orchestras will be held 29thJune 2018.
Precompetition of junior and senior brass orchestras in Surdulica will be held in the period from 6th July 2018. up to 8th July 2018, as the part of Vlasina summer , 33nd in a row.
Except of final competition in Guca this year on Saturday and competition of master of trumpet on Sunday, it will be also midnight concerts of Serbian best trumpet players as Dejan Petrović, Dejan Lazarević, Boban Marković and Ekrem Mamutović. Also as every year , the winner of the last year final trumpet competition in Guca will also have a concert , final competition of young orchestras will be also held and other traditional events.