The annual Slovakian Blues Challenge 2018, organized by the Slovak Blues Association (president Lubos Bena) was held in Skalica, Slovakia. Three competitors, namely Tony Bigmouth Pearson, Eva Halczyn and Andi Ray Haverda Band took part in the final. The international jury from Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland announced Tony Bigmouth Pearson as the winner. The winner was thus nominated to take part in the next year’s European Blues Challenge 2019 held in Azores, Portugal. Congratulations!