International Choral Festivals & Competitions
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|27 April - 1 May||
Cork International Choral Festival. Founded in 1954 to be a dynamic force in developing choral music in Ireland, the Cork International Choral Festival is held annually over the five days preceding the first Monday in May. Cork welcomes choirs from across the world for a programme of Gala concerts, Schools Concerts, National and International Competitions, and world-class performances, as thousands of participants bring the city to life for a celebration of choral music in all its many forms.
One of Europe’s premier international choral festivals, Cork is noted for its high standards, eclectic and wide-ranging programme, and the friendliness of its welcome. Visit www.corkchoral.ie
Civic Trust House
50 Pope’s Quay
Tel: +353 21 4215125
|29 April - 02 May||
International Choir Festival Antwerp 2016 - Spring Festival of Choral Music in Flanders, Belgium. The cultural capitals of Flanders belong to the most fascinating European art cities. We are delighted to invite choirs from all over the world to an International Choir Festival in Antwerp in Spring 2016 with support from the city of Antwerp and the Antwerp Tourism& Congress. The Festival will be held in one of the most beautiful baroque churches of Antwerp, the Sint Pauluskerk. As part of the festival, choirs enjoy a city sightseeing tour in Antwerp. The choirs have also the possibility to visit Old Town of Bruges that has been included on the UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage sites. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com
|30 April - 4 May||
Int. Choir Competition & Festival Bad Ischl, Bad Ischl, Austria This international choir competition, located in the midst of the picturesque landscape of the Salzkammergut has become one of the most important and most beautiful choral events in Austria by now. International renowned jurors and choral experts will evaluate the competitions and help the choirs with words and deeds during consulting rounds. Apart from the competitions in the Kongresshaus, gala concerts and international friendship concerts will take place during the event. The international parade of the choirs in the historic old town is the colorful highlight of the festival. These features will establish a unique atmosphere of cordial encounters between the choirs, singers and visitors. Contact: INTERKULTUR, Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com email@example.com
|1 - 5 May||
14th Venezia in Musica Choir Festival & Competition - Caorle/Venice, Italy Sing again in Venice in 2016! Choirs can register in categories such as Mixed Choirs, Male Choirs, Female Choirs, Chamber Choirs and Children and Youth Choirs, Youth Choirs of equal and mixed voices, Musica Sacra and Folklore. Choirs that choose to participate to the event without competing may take part in other educational festival activities as well: Evaluation Performance, Individual Coaching and meeting in music concerts. Choirs can also take part in Friendship Concerts ONLY. Deadline for registration: January 30, 2016 Early bird deadline: November 30, 2015. For further information please contact us or check our website: firstname.lastname@example.org www.meeting-music.com
|4 - 8 May||
2016 · 3rd Choirfestival & 30th International Franz Schubert Choir
Competition, Vienna, Austria
Already for the 30th time the
competition is taking place in the European Capital of Music Vienna.
The Sing’n’Joy concept includes the traditional Schubert Competition as
the main part of the event but also allows concerts and manifold
encounters between the participating choirs. The competitions will be
taking place in the famous Vienna Concert House. As a highlight and at
the same time festive closing of the event, INTERKULTUR will bring the
popular Sing Along Concert with the Berlin Radio Choir under the
direction of Simon Halsey to Vienna. International choirs and individual
singers can join in singing Franz Schubert’s Mass No. 5 in the Great
Hall of the Vienna Concert House.
Contact: INTERKULTUR, Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald,
Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25
|4 - 8 May||
Costa Brava Music Festival 2016 5th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Lloret de Mar on the Costa Brava (Spain) https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-on-the-costa-brava-spain.phtml
|6 -8 May||
Sing Along Concert in Vienna (Austria) Starting off some years back to bring the world of professional Choral music closer to everyone, the Sing Along Concert of the Berlin Radio Choir has already attained irrefutable Status by regularly attracting about 1,300 music-loving non-professionals, thus becoming a constant in Berlin's music scene. And not only in Berlin! Love of Choral music and of everything it inspires has already captured the hearts of the many interested singers who have a craving to discover other grand music cities. Contact: INTERKULTUR, Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com email@example.com
13 – 15 May
London Sangerstevne 2016 – Non-Competitive International Choral Festival open to all Youth and Adult Choirs. Now in its twelfth year running, the London Sangerstevne is reputed for its fun and convivial atmosphere, and each year attracts hundreds of singers from around the world.Sangerstevne 2016 will take place on the weekend of 13th – 15th May. Participating choirs are invited to present a programme of their choice in one of four public concerts at the Saturday Main Festival which will be held on 14th May at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate in the City of London, with the option to sing in fringe concerts organised in other London concert venues on Friday 15th and Sunday 17th May. Places for this popular event are limited and going fast, so book early to secure your choir performance slot. Apply today at www.londonsangerstevne.org.uk/register
|18 - 22 May||
11. International Choir Festival MUNDUS CANTAT SOPOT How about coming to Poland , where the "Solidarity" movement commenced? Wouldn't you be interested to introduce a piece of your culture here, in Poland? On every may we host hundreds of choristers who enjoy their time spent in international festivals capital of Poland – city of Sopot, named by many as the “Pearl of the Baltic Sea”.
MUNDUS CANTAT means dozens of festival events, hundreds of participants from all over the world, a kilometer long Parade of Choirs along popular Monte Cassino street, vocal workshops and various happenings. Taking part in the festival is an unique opportunity to combine learning with pleasure. During the festival, you will make many international friends and surely establish interesting and exotic relationships. On these exceptional days, you will spend memorable moments in a popular sea health resort all together while improving your vocal technique under the wings of worldwide known, prominent professionals.
We guarantee absolutely unforgettable musical experiences during numerous accompanying concerts on historical stages of Trójmiasto metropolitan area and memorable moments shared with your new international family of music lovers. Challenge yourself against choirs from all corners of the world and win the Grand Prix/Stauette of Sopot Seagull race.
25 - 29 May
Venezia Music Festival 2016 7th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Venice and Jesolo (Italy) https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-venice-and-jesolo-italy.phtml
|25 - 29 May||The International Choral Festival “Corearte Senior 2016″ will be held on the island of Tenerife. For five days the participants will perform at iconic venues of the city and enjoy workshops with renowned teachers. On this occasion we will have the presence of Amarilis Pagan Vila (San Juan, Puerto Rico) and José Híjar Polo (Tenerife, Spain). We will perform concerts, workshops and enjoy sightseeing, we will rest in an excellent hotel where we will eat very well. We propose you to spend with your group unforgettable days making new friends and discovering a magical place: Tenerife. Visit http://www.corearte.es/en/choir-festival-corearte/senior-adult-choral-tenerife-2016/|
|25 - 29 May||
Mayo International Choral Festival, in th West of Ireland. We would like to invite Choirs to our International Choral Festival next May 2016, details at <www.mayochoral.com> , including Choral Competitions, Concerts and performances for Non Competing Choirs over the few days. Now that their are direct flights from most U.K. & European Airports to Ireland West Airport Knock, in the center of our County Mayo in the West of Ireland and good connections via Gatwick, London and Dublin Airport also direct rail transport to Mayo from Dublin by Irish Rail. <www.irishrail.ie> It makes it very convenient for choirs from different parts of the World. to come and enjoy a great few days at the Mayo International Choral Festival in the West of Ireland. Alternative taking a Coach from Shannon or Dublin Airport direct to Mayo and spending a few days touring the West might be a more pleasurable experience for your Choir.
We have arranged special rates for accommodation on the list of Hotels on our Syllabus, when booking mention that your choir are coming for the Mayo International Choral Festival. We can also organize visits at Guinness in Dublin and some of the Distilleries on the way. If your choir want to extend their stay and take in most of the West of Ireland over a few extra days, we are happy to organize concerts for them in other places like Galway, Sligo & Mayo like historic Ballintubber Abbey and Knock Basilica.For Choirs who are unable to come to Ireland during our Festival Period, we also organize concerts in the different West of Ireland locations like Galway & Sligo as well as Mayo, at any time of the year and meet up with other local choirs in the different locations along the Wild Atlantic Way. If you require any further information please contact me at <firstname.lastname@example.org> or Declan Durcan our Festival Director <email@example.com> and we will be delighted to respond.
|30 May||Sing Barbershop presents a new Competition for Mixed Voice Choirs. The British Association of Barbershop Singers is inviting mixed voice and acapella grops to vie for the inaugural UK Mixed Voice trophy, which comes worth £500 cash prize, at its dedicated Open Barbershop Choral Contest on Bank Holiday Monday at the Harrogate International Centre. Entries will be welcome from choruses and choirs with between 18 and 80 singers, minimum age 14, with no more than 70% of the group being of the same gender. Perform two unaccompanied songs on four part Barbershop harmony for adjudication by music festival judges. For full details of this exciting new competition and guidance on song choice, please email firstname.lastname@example.org Closing date for entries 9 April 2016.|
|10 - 12 June||
“Male Choir Cäcilia Lindenholzhausen” (Germany) will be holding the 1st Limburger Male Choir Festival that includes an International Male Choir Competition in the Josef-Kohlmaier Hall (Stadthalle Limburg) on Sunday, 12 June 2016. Limburg on the Lahn (Germany), which is conveniently situated between Frankfurt and Cologne, is rightly considered to be the heartland of male choral singing. The male voice choirs from Lindenholzhausen and the Limburg area are regular prize winners at national and international choir competitions. So what would be more obvious than to launch the 1st Limburger Male Choir Festival? For more information email email@example.com or visit www.limburger-maennerchor-festival.com
|10 - 13 June||
Limerick Sings International Choral Festival, Ireland. We hope you and your members can join us for a great fun weekend of singing, sightseeing and entertainment! The weekend promises an exciting schedule of events and activities for participants. On arrival a local chorister will meet and welcome each choir and will be available to assist during the weekend. Choirs may give a performance of their own repertoire at one of the concerts and take part in a performance at the Sunday Proms. For those who would like to sing more often, there may be opportunities for performances in other locations. In addition we have a lively social programme planned including the opening reception, attendance to the Gala Concert in the University Concert Hall and the closing Summer Barbecue and Singsong. If participants wish to extend your visit to the Limerick area past three nights, we can help in the organisation of half day or full day tours from approximately €20 per person based on minimum numbers. Limerick is very well placed to visit many attractions including the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and the Lakes of Killarney, or the cities of Dublin, Cork, and Galway all within two hours or so of Limerick. We look forward to welcoming the choirs and hearing them sing here in Limerick in 2016. If you would like any further information you can contact me or Terri Culligan our event administrator at terri.culligan@ul .ie or 061-234178.
|17 - 19 June||
Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg, Pohlheim, Germany. The German choirs „Harmonie“ 1906 Watzenborn-Steinberg e.V. and the “Sängerkranz 1876 Watzenborn-Steinberg e.V.” will be celebrating their 250th anniversary together and invite national and international choirs to visit them in the German city of Pohlheim near Frankfurt. Both choirs are not only connected with INTERKULTUR by being located in the same home city in Hesse. The anniversary program includes a national choir competition organized independently by the two choirs. The variety of musical performances apart from the competition is supposed to be warranted by some international participants. Thus, INTERKULTUR invites international ensembles to visit its home region and be part of this anniversary event. Contact: INTERKULTUR, Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com firstname.lastname@example.org
|18 - 22 June||
4th International Copernicus Choir Festival & Competition - Toruń, Poland If you missed this event last year, it is no problem: meeting music is happy to announce the 4th International Copernicus Choir Festival and Competition Choirs can apply in different categories like with requirements and without requirements, Children and Youth Choirs, Musica Sacra and Folklore. There will be other educational festival activities as well: Evaluation Performance, Individual Coaching meeting in music concerts, Conductors meet the Jury, Friendship Concerts and Voice Training. Deadline for registration: February 28, 2016. Early bird deadline: December 15, 2015. For further information please contact us or check our website: email@example.com www.meeting-music.com
|22 June - 26 June||
International Choir Festival “Alta Pusteria” 2016, Italy - Choir festival in South Tyrol. The International Choir Festival “Alta Pusteria” takes place annually in June in the wonderful Val Pusteria (Puster Valley). Choirs from all over the world will join in 2016 and attend the 19th Edition of the festival to share their love of music at fascinating venues in the Val Pusteria, situated between Bruneck (Italy) and Sillian (Austria), in front of the impressive panorama of the South Tyrolean mountains. The choir festival is open to all types of choirs and offers up to sixty performances. The repertoire is free of choice: there are no compulsory pieces and all musical periods and music styles are admitted. Furthermore a daily event for getting to know each other will take place during the festival: the opening concert on the arrival day, the welcome event „Fiesta di Benvenuto“, taking place on the top of Plan de Corones (2275 m), the Tyrolese Party in Villabassa, the Choirs´ Parade in San Candido and the “Festa dell´ Arrivederci” to end the festival. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com
|23 - 26 June||
Tuscany Music Festival in Moncatini Terme 2016 The International Choral Festival takes place each summer in the medieval town of Montecatini Terme in the region of Tuscany in Italy. The Music Festival offers choirs and music bands different concert venues at the Spa Garden Tettuccio as well as open-air concerts in Florence and in Montecatini Terme. Representatives of “Maggio Musicale Fiorentino” will select the best choir of the festival. The trip also includes an excursion to Florence and to Lucca or Pisa. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or email@example.com, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com
|27 June - 2 July||
Festival in Barcelona Enjoy the unique Junior Choir Festival in
Barcelona! Corearte is waiting for you to enjoy a week of good music,
new friends and the meeting of one of the most beautiful and
cosmopolitan European cities. Sing at the best venues of the city and
its surroundings, enjoying time for sightseeing, going to the beach …
and everything together with your closest friends!
|29 June - 3 July||
Budapest Music Festival 2016 - 2nd International festival of choirs and orchestras in Budapest (Hungary) https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-budapest-hungary.phtml
30 June - 03 July
18th International Cantus Music and Culture Festival & Choir Competition „Meet Mozart“ Salzburg 2016 In 2016 the International Choir Festival with the competition “Meet Mozart” will take place together with the International Cantus Music and Culture Festival at the Big Hall (Grosser Saal) at the Stiftung Mozarteum. The joint cultural and music event is open to choirs of all categories who would like to present themselves in the festival category or in the competition “Meet Mozart”. Other kinds of ensembles are also welcome to attend such as folk dance groups with live music, orchestras and other music groups of various genres (for example jazz bands, brass band music among others). The repertoire is free to choose, all music styles are permitted and there are no compulsory songs. For the fans of “The Sound of Music”, the competition will include a separate Festival category with 3 songs taken from the movie “The Sound of Music". All festival participants will have the opportunity to share their love of music and to meet with other groups during the opening event, the Festival Concert and ecumenical mass service at the Salzburg Cathedral. During their stay the choirs have the opportunity for an half-day excursion to the province of Salzburg and the Lake District featuring original sites of the movie “The Sound of Music”. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com
30 June - 10 July
|1 - 5 July||
7th Musica Eterna International Choir Festival & Competition - Rome, Italy All roads lead to Rome, to the Eternal City meeting music is happy to announce the 7th Musica Eterna Roma – International Choir Festival and Competition in Rome. Choirs can apply in different categories like Female, Male Mixed Choir, Musica Sacra, Musica Sacra Open Category, Musica Profana , Children and Youth Choirs and Gospel/Spiritual. Besides the competition part there will be further educational festival activities, such as Evaluation Performance, Individual Coaching, meeting in music concerts, Participation in the Audience with the Holy Father (tbc), Conductors meet the Jury and more. Deadline for registration: February 28, 2016 - Early bird deadline: December 15, 2015. For further information please contact us or check our website: email@example.com www.meeting-music.com
|1 - 6 July||
Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival 2016 The first annual Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival was hosted by VIA MUSICA (Vienna International Association for Music and Culture Exchange) in July 2007. Already during its first year, Vienna's new global festival realized its two main objectives: to provide a unique platform for the world's most talented youth choirs, bands and orchestras to perform in Vienna's magnificent Musikverein and to set new standards in the festival arena. Although the SCL Festival takes place on only 5 days of the year, it is a continuous project, that aims at providing unique experiences every year. New and exciting festival venues are constantly added in and around Vienna and, in the effort to expand to our Eastern European neighbours, to the countries bordering on Austria. Tthe true focus of the Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival: to create an environment where young musicians from all over the world can interact on an international level and build bridges amongst themselves. www.sclfestival.org/
|1 - 6 July||
24th Biennial of the International Festival of Academic Choirs IFAS Pardubice, Czech Republic.
· A1 - mixed choirs with a required composition (min. 25 singers)
· A2 - mixed chamber choirs with a required composition (max. 24 singers)
· A3 - women’s choirs with a required composition
· B1 - folklore
· B2 - folklore of choir’s nation
· C1 - compositions of one style of art music - e.g. Renaissance or Baroque music, sacred music, etc.
· C2 - jazz, pop, spirituals, gospel
· BM - Bohuslav Martinů Award
Festival is intended for following types of choires:
IFAS - Categories A1, A2, A3 with chance of participation in Grand Prix
· academic choirs
· vocational schools' choirs
· choirs in which at least 75% of the membership is 18 - 30 years old
Bohuslav Martinu Award - BM
· all types of choirs (except children choirs)
Other categories – B1, B2, C1, C2
· all types of choirs (except children choirs)
You can find all details about festival on www.ifas.cz
|4 - 10 July||51st International Choral Music Festival Barcelona Welcome to our singing week in Barcelona. Enrolment fee includes accommodation, breakfast and lunch, picnic for dinner on performance days and the music scores for the workshops. The participating choirs will be expected to offer 2 performances: one concert in the gothic church of Santa Maria de Pi, and the other concert in different venues in the vicinity of Barcelona; also included a visit and short concert in Sagrada Familia. Deadline for applications 15th January 2016. For more details of programme of workshops and costs visit www.fcec.cat or email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|5 - 9 July||
International Choral Kathaumixw, Powell River, Canada, July 5-9 2016 Join choirs from around the world in 20 concerts, competitions, common singing, conductor’s seminars, and social events on Canada’s magnificent Pacific Coast. Guest Artists and International Jury. Extension Tours available (July 10-16). Application deadline: November 1, 2015. Email email@example.com – Website: www.kathaumixw.org
|6 - 16 July||
9th WORLD CHOIR GAMES 2016, Sochi, Russia
From 2000 onwards the biennial World Choir Games have brought together
hundreds of choirs and thousands of attendants from all over the world
to celebrate unity and diversity through the art of music. 460 choirs
from roughly 60 countries will bring this year to Riga a human and
cultural experience that will inspire millions of others across the
globe. Under the motto “Singing together brings nations together, the
World Choir Games are an invitation to peace, love and equality sealed
with the efforts of those who want to see the world a better place.
The World Choir Games have been a fixed meeting point for the ever-evolving choral world. The world’s largest choral competition takes choirs from all corners of the globe on a 10-day journey through a myriad of invaluable experiences. Whether new on the choral stage or not, choral music expertise, professional guidance and the brilliant pedagogical opportunities that the Games offer make the event impossible to miss. And music is not the only incentive! An exchange of positive human energy, a meeting of common ideals and a thirst for food for the soul make the World Choir Games and the ten-day journey a wonderful feast of human passion. Contact: INTERKULTUR, Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com firstname.lastname@example.org
7 - 10- July
34th International Choral Festival of Preveza. The International Choral Festival of Preveza counts 33 interesting and exciting years of high quality choral music, challenged by excellent choirs which are continuously raising its standards and a great variety of intercultural experiences with participants from all over the world. The Festival includes numerous concerts given at idyllic locations of the area like the seaside fortress of Preveza and the historic Ancient Auditorium of Nicopolis “Odeon”. The other part of the Festival is the prestigious competition for which through the years we have been honoured to have internationally been acclaimed experts of the field overseas.
For visiting choirs, Preveza provides an opportunity not only to perform; but also to experience some of the world’s best choral music, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the mingling, singing and fun, and explore the picturesque city of Preveza and its surrounds.
The festival will be managed by the Choral Society "Armonia" of Preveza, under the patronage of the city of Preveza. Choirs are eligible to join the festival either as non-competitive choirs participating in all the performances of the festival, or as competitive choirs. For further information, please visit us on http://prevezafest.blogspot.gr, https://vk.com/id225495062, https://www.facebook.com/InternationalChoralFestivalOfPreveza or e-mail us at email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
|9 - 13 July||
Laurea Mundi Budapest Festival of Choral Music - Grand Prix & Open Competition - Budapest, Hungary Be a participant in the The Laurea Mundi Open Competition and the Grand Prix of Choral Music. The Grand Prix is open to Golden Diploma choirs and those who qualify via the Budapest International Open Competition. Choirs may compete in the following well liked categories: Children’s and Youth Choirs, Female, Male and Mixed Choirs, Musica Sacra, Pop, Jazz, Gospel, Modern & Folklore, Chamber Choirs & Vocal. Special offer for Non-Competitive Participation: First International Honour Choirs in Hungary conducted by Henry Leck & Gábor Hollerung for Treble Voices & Mixed Voices, sing in fantastic halls an interesting program and Premiere of a Hungarian composition. Deadline for registration: January 15, 2016 - Early bird deadline: October 15, 2015. For further information please contact us or check our website: email@example.com www.meeting-music.com
|9 - 13 July||
First International Honour Choirs - Budapest, Hungary The INTERNATIONAL HONOUR CHOIRS will perform as part of the OAKE-Recommended choral festival, Laurea Mundi Budapest. This is a great opportunity for singers from around the world to sing together in one of the most stunning music halls in Budapest, the Palace of Arts. The International Honour Choirs are open to choirs and individual singers qualified by conductor endorsement. Artistic Directors Henry Leck, Treble Choir, and Gábor Hollerung, Mixed Choir, will conduct a program celebrating the legacy of Zoltán Kodály which will premiere a new Hungarian composition. Deadline for registration: January 15, 2016 - Early bird deadline: October 15, 2015. For further information please contact us or check our website: firstname.lastname@example.org www.meeting-music.com
13 - 16 July
10th International Choral Festival, Missoula, Montana. The International Choral Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting artistic excellence, global understanding, friendship, and goodwill through choral music. Choir applications now open. Visit www.choralfestival.org
13 - 17 July
Assisi Cantus International Choral Festival, Italy. An international event whose goal is to promote, in the city of Assisi, choral music by means of concerts, exhibitions, guided tours and excursions in the most beautiful sites of Saint Francis’ wonderful city. Each choir will freely perform its own repertoire and the festival is open to all musical groups, vocals, choral and folkloristic, national and international, without limits of age, repertoire, style, period or musical gender. The mission of the Festival is to share different musical cultures, together with the promotion of the hosting location. Its aim is to make culture and different musical experiences meet, thus stimulating integration, social interacting and the discovery of the world’s different cultures. More details at www.festivalcoriassisi.com/en/
|18 July - 23 July||
World Peace Choral Festival Vienna 2016 - International Festival and Competition for Children`s and Youth Choirs The initiators of the World Peach Choral Festival, the artistic director of the Vienna Boys Choir, Gerald Wirth and renowned choir musicians from all over the world invite youth and children´s choirs a platform to present their music under the motto: “Join together and sing for a better future!” The participants can choose between the festival category (non-competitive) and the competition category. Classical music and folk music are admitted. The festival program includes an opening ceremony at St. Stephan´s Cathedral, a choir performance at the United Nations Headquarters and a closing event with a gala concert in the Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein. The participants of the festival category have the possibility to take part in workshops under the direction of well-known choir musicians. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or email@example.com, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com or visit www.wpcf.at
|20 - 22 July||5th Florence International Choir Festival The milestone of the Choir Festivals in Florence. More than 60 choirs from 5 continents and more than 20 countries in the first 4 editions. FLORENCE INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL (FICF) is open to Choirs of all ages and typology. Let your voice resound in mythical venues such as Salone dei Cinquecento, Basilica of Santa Croce and Basilica of San Lorenzo! July is a big month for festivals in Tuscany, such as Il Palio in Siena and the Puccini Opera Festival in Torre del Lago Puccini. Subscriptions deadline is 31st March 2016! Visit www.florencechoirfestival.com email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|20 - 24 July||
Toscana Music Festival 2016 - 8th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Tuscany (Italy) https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-tuscany-italy.phtml
|2 - 11 August||
Festival 2016. A
gathering of 5000 singers in Vaison-la-Romaine to sing and listen to
choral music the all day long while enjoying the beauty of the Provence.
It is still
time to take the advantage of reduced early bird participation fees
(the fees will rise on January 31st)!
|17 - 21 August||
Paris Music Festival 2016 - 6th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Paris (France) Details https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-paris-france.phtml
|20 - 26 August||Coralua Trondheim International Choir Festival, Trondheim, Norway Visit http://coralua.com/|
|21 - 31 August||America Cantat 8, Nassau, Bahamas The American Choral Directors Association and the Organización America Cantat, in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, invite you to join in the celebration of American choral music next summer for America Cantat 8. This international non-competitive choral festival will take place August 21 - 31, 2016 in Nassau, Bahamas. Choirs from all over the world are invited to participate and to perform over 10 days in the heart of the Caribbean. For more information or to register your choir, please visit america-cantat.org or email Eden Badgett, the Festival Director, at email@example.com. Register Now|
|1 - 4 September||
International Mountain Song Festival in Wolfsberg 2016, Carinthia, Austria Folksongs from Austria, atmospheric national melodies as well as typical dialect singing is a type of choral singing which has been traditionally cultivated for many years and still is today. Every year the city of Wolfsberg in Carinthia, Austria invites international choirs to a weekend of choral music in the midst of flowering alpine meadows and mighty mountains. One of the Song Festival highlights is the church service on the Klippitztörl Mountain, located 1700 m above sea level. The social program also includes a guided walking tour through Klagenfurt, the state capital of Carinthia, a boat ride on the beautiful Lake Woerther (Wörthersee) and performances in Wolfsberg. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com
|14 - 18 September||
Praha Music Festival 2016. 7th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Prague (Czech Republic) Visit - https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-prague-czech-republic.phtml
|23 - 25 September||
1st International Baltic Sea Choir Competition,
that will take place in Jurmala
You are warmly invited to the 1st International Baltic Sea Choir
Competition taking place in the country that sings – Latvia. The
competition is hosted by the city of Jurmala - the biggest resort city
in Baltic States and will take place at the recently renewed historical
Small Hall of the Dzintari Concert Hall that is one of the most popular
concert venues in Latvia and highly suited for vocal music. We are
looking for 15 high level male, female and mixed amateur choirs (16-49
singers) to participate in the 1st International Baltic Sea Choir
Competition. All choirs will perform at the Opening concert and two
competition categories - Compulsory and Free programme, and the best
performers will be selected for the final Grand Prix by an international
jury. With great honour we inform that the compulsory piece will be
composed by the worldwide acknowledged Latvian composer Rihards Dubra,
who is also often taking part in juries of international choir
competitions across the world.
The winning choirs will be awarded:
1st Prize and the Grand Prix – EUR 3500
2nd Prize – EUR 2000
3rd Prize – EUR 1000
Special prize for the Best Conductor – EUR 500
Special prize for the best performance of the compulsory work – EUR 250
You will find all information about the competition on our home page: www.balticchoir.com . Closing date for applications 31 March 2016
|28 September - 2 October||
The "Sunny Island" Grado is the ideal place for a meeting of
international choir. Its numerous venues, short paths in the historic
part of town, its top tourist destinations, as well as its location
between Venice and Trieste, make Grado the perfect event venue. What is
more, performances in the Basilica di Sant‘Eufemia in Grado and the
Basilica di Aquileia promise a unique experience of choral music.
In addition to the concept of the past events in Grado, the festival will give a special focus to the pedagogical activities. The new INTERKULTUR event will feature not only the traditional components such as the choir competition and the international Friendship Concerts, but also the evaluation concerts and individual coaching.
|29 September - 3 October||
Cracovia Music Festival 2016 - 8th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Cracow (Poland) https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-cracow-poland.phtml
|30 September - 3 October||
Reine Männersache, Leipzig, Germany - A project of the World Festival Singers. Further pedagogical training belongs to the essential components of INTERKULTUR events ever since. In cooperation with the music publisher Edition Peters INTERKULTUR offers individual singers and small groups of singers the possibility to gather intensive insights into "new and old" choral literature for male choirs. Interested singers have the possibility to experience classics and adaptations of popular a cappella groups for male choirs together with three renowned German choral experts during a 4-day workshop. After the workshop all participants of "Reine Männersache Leipzig 2016" will present the music worked out together during a concert. Contact: INTERKULTUR. Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 / Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com email@example.com
|6 - 9 October||International Children´s and Youth Choir Festival "Song & the City" Berlin 2016 The Festival taking place in the German capital is open to children`s, youth, and young adult choirs. The repertoire is free of choice. Next to a touristic program including a city tour, the choir trip offers the young participants plenty of opportunities to present themselves to public during the festival concert, a friendship concert with a local host choir and to meet singers from around the world and make new friends at the closing choir party. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com|
|8 - 12 October||
2nd Beira Interior International Choir Festival & Competition - Fundão, Portugal Meet the choral scene in Portugal. Register in categories for Mixed, Male, Female and Chamber Choirs, Children & Youth Choirs, performing in Sacred Choral Music, Folklore, Gospel, Pop & Modern categories. Choirs have the opportunity to participate in the event without competing in Evaluation Performance, Individual Coaching, Voice Training and Friendship Concerts. The non-competitive participation is also open to choirs, who want to take part in the competition as well. Deadline for registration: April 30, 2016 - Early bird deadline: March 20, 2016. For further information please contact us or check our website: email@example.com www.meeting-music.com
|12 - 16 October||
Corfu International Festival & Choir Competition, Corfu, Greece - Supported by the Corfu Choir Union, the "1st Corfu International Festival & Choir Competition" will bring choral singers from all over the world to the capital of the Ionian Islands and makes it resound. Corfu is the greenest island in Greece. Maintaining the well-known categories, which have been characterizing our INTERKULTUR competitions since years we want to pay special attention to jazz music during this new event. Furthermore we offer after the event in Corfu an exclusive participation in a concert in one of Athens most famous concert halls, the Megaron. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com
|13 - 16 October||
International Choir Festival Nice 2016, Cote d´Azur The city of Nice and the Choral Association “Les Voix de Nice” invite all types of choirs to the annual Choral Festival. The Festival opens with an official welcome ceremony at the “Conservatoire Regional de Nice” hosted by the city´s Deputy Mayor and by representatives of “Les Voix de Nice”, the French Choral Association. As part of the Festival, choirs explore the city of Nice during a panoramic city tour and perform a concert together with a local choir. At the end of the festival each choir will officially receive a participation certificate and all choirs join together and sing the group song “Canticorum Jubilo” by Haendel. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or email@example.com, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com
|13 - 17 October||
Lago di Garda Music Festival 2016 - 10th International festival of choirs and orchestras on Lake Garda (Italy)https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-on-lake-garda-italy.phtml
|14 - 16 October||
John Paul II International Choir Festival of Sacred Music MUNDUS CANTAT GDANSK nd
|17 - 23 October||
10th Barcelona Corearte Festival, Barcelona. Corearte is waiting for you to enjoy a week of good music and new friends, meeting at one of the most beautiful and cosmopolitan European cities. Everything is prepared, workshops, meeting, concerts, tours, gastronomy and endless surprises. Choirs from Argentina, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Norway, France and Catalonia are already prepared for this adventure. More info: http://www.corearte.es/barcelona-choirs-2016
|19 - 23 October||
Canta al mar 2016 – Festival
Coral Internacional, Calella/Barcelona, Spain In general applies
that the fantastic metropolis Barcelona will be an attractive part of
this festival. Either as venue for the competition and friendship
concerts or simply as destination for a day trip. All concert and
competition venues as well as accommodations and other event locations
in Calella are situated within walking distance. Mixed, male, female,
children’s and youth choirs can participate in the competition in
established categories and different levels of difficulty. Special
attention is given to the categories “Folklore“ and “Pop“. No category
will require compulsory pieces so that all participating choirs can
choose an appropriate repertoire and perform in front of the jury
without major restrictions.
Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 Fax: +49
19 - 23 October
1st Lanna International Choir Competition
2016 - Chiang Mai, Thailand. In 2011, INTERKULTUR brought the first
choral competition ever to be hosted in Vietnam. It was the beginning of
a new very successful event series in the region of South East Asia.
With the 1st Lanna International Choir Competition in Thailand, the
"Land of Smiles", INTERKULTUR will build on the success of this event
series. For many hundred years Chiang Mai was the capital of Lanna Thai.
It is Thailand’s second biggest and important city today. It is not only
a popular tourist destination, but also an impressive venue for an
international competition, where choirs from all over the world will
sing together and will get to know the Thai culture. Contact:
Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 Fax: +49
|27 - 30 October||
“Praga Cantat” 2016 - International Choral Competition & Festival The Praga Cantat Competition and Festival has established itself as an important choral event in the recent 27 years to which choirs from over 35 countries attended. The competition and the festival are held in the impressive Mayakovsky Hall of the National House. Distribution of prizes and diplomas in various categories. The social program includes a guided sightseeing tour in Prague and an official farewell evening. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com
|27 - 31 October||
Wien Music Festival 2016 - 3rd International festival of choirs and orchestras in Vienna (Austria) https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-vienna-austria.phtml
|28 - 30 October||12th International Warsaw Choir Festival "VARSOVIA CANTAT" Warsaw (Poland). We would like to invite you again to Warsaw for 12th edition of VARSOVIA CANTAT - International Warsaw Choir Festival. Festival is held in many venues in Warsaw and it is focusing on a cappella music. Head of the jury will be composer Romuald Twardowski together with Jury members from Austria, Hungary, Spain and Poland.Choirs can compete in 5 categories for hand made statuettes of GOLDEN LYRE. Additionally choirs can compete for Special Prize of 1000,00 Euro for best performance of Romuald Twardowski composition. More information at www.varsoviacantat.pl/download.html Please send applications before 31st May 2016|
|4 - 6 November||
North Wales Choral Festival 2016, Llandudno, North Wales. Venue Cymru sits on Llandudno’s sweeping Promenade nestled in the Bay between the Great and Little Orme respectively. Since it began in 1988 the event has grown from a one to a three day festival of concerts, competitions, community performances and workshops and is well regarded on the choral circuit. Covering Male Voice, Ladies, Youth, Mixed and Barbershop Style the weekend celebration of music regularly attracts choirs from all over the UK, Ireland and Europe too. New for 2016 is an open category called ‘just for fun’ giving new and inexperienced choirs the chance to get stuck in and see what performing on the big stage is all about.
We have cash prizes for each category; £100 for third, £200 for second and £500 for first placed choirs. Llandudno is well equipped for a short break including plenty of accommodation, attractions and places to eat out and we’re more than happy to help you plan your whole trip. We’ d love to offer you our unique warm Welsh welcome! If you’re interested in learning more please visit www.northwaleschoralfestival.com or if you would like to make acquaintance with one of our lovely team members please get in touch – email@example.com, (01492) 575940.
|13 - 19 November||
4th Corearte Brazil Festival 2016. Corearte is waiting for you to enjoy a week of good music and new friends, meeting at one of the most beautiful regions of Brazil. The Festival includes as scheduled activities visits to places of architectural and historical interest in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, with Caxias do Sul the main host city, and Gramado, Canela, Nova Petrópolis and Porto Alegre as sub-sites. During these days participants will live together, hold workshops with internationally renowned conductors and will offer concerts in different halls, churches and alternative venues in the mentioned cities. More info: http://www.corearte.es/choirs-brazil-2016
|20 - 24 November||Golden State Choral Trophy 2016 - The American International Choral Festival, Monterey (CA), USA After the spectacular success of the World Choir Games in Cincinnati the choirs of the world will sing together during the “Indian Summer”2016 in Monterey, California, for the Golden State Choral Trophy. Conductors and Singers will be given the chance to attend master classes held by Morten Lauridsen and other choral experts and why not enjoy the beauty of the Monterey bay coast line. Contact: INTERKULTUR, Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com firstname.lastname@example.org|
24 - 28 November
1 - 5 December
8 - 12 December
15 - 19 December
International Advent Singing Festival Vienna 2016 The Vienna International Advent Singing Festival is one of the most traditional choir festivals and is held for choirs from around the world during the Advent season before Christmas. The attending choirs have the possibility to perform in front of an international audience at four different concert venues: Vienna City Hall, church (during a church or mass service), Senior Citizen Home and outdoor Christmas Market. The social program also includes a guided sightseeing tour in Vienna and an official closing reception where all attending choirs receive certificates. For further information contact us on 0049-228-28986011 or email@example.com, Musicultur Travel GmbH, www.musicultur.com
|8 - 11 December||
Badenia Advent Music Festival 2016, Germany. 6th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Baden - visit https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-baden-germany.phtml
|8 - 11 December||
International Choir Festival of Advent & Christmas Music MUNDUS CANTAT SOPOT We are merrily excited to invite you to take part in an exceptional Advent and Christmas music feast in a unique city of tender snow, frozen see, and even a small mountain to ski! Get your cozy reindeer sweaters ready and come to Sopot, Northern Poland, where the International Choir Festival of Advent & Christmas Music MUNDUS CANTAT SOPOT will be held for the first time!
Cheerful tones of various Christmas songs performed by choirs from all over the world will sound on Friends of Sopot Square, making the Sopot Christmas Market even more magical, while the most beautiful meditative Advent songs will fill the breath-taking insights of Tricity churches. Mundus Cantat Foundation invites you to take part in this special event under the patronage of the City of Sopot. Choirs are eligible to join the festival either as non-competitive choir participating in all the performances of the festival, or as competitive one.
|13 - 15 January||
sacred music Festival SILVER BELLS! in Daugavpils (Latvia).|
Participants of the Festival : Children's, Male, Female, Mixed Choirs, Vocal Ensembles, Gospel, Orchestras and soloists. The participants of the Competition will be awarded a valuable Prize and Diploma. A money prize fund of EUR 5 500.00 is available. For more information and to get an application form visit www.silverbells.narod.ru or email firstname.lastname@example.org
|18 - 22 January|
|16 - 20- February||
Sing´N´Joy Princeton 2017,
The American International Choral Festival, Princeton (NJ), USA
Bearing the slogan “Singing and Joy”, the Sing’n’joy Princeton will be
taking place from February 16 to 19, 2017. The Sing’n’Joy concept also
includes concerts and manifold encounters between the participating
choirs. The competitions will be taking place in the Princeton High
School Center of Performing Arts and Westminster Choir College will open
their Chapel for the “Musica Sacra” category and for concerts. One of
the highlights of the event will be ensembles from Westminster Choir
College who will present their world class quality in the Grand Opening
and maybe also on other occasions during the festival. Conductors and
Singers will be given the chance to attend master classes held by Morten
Lauridsen and other choral experts.
Come and join INTERKULTUR in New Jersey, The Garden State, and celebrate with us this international festival of choral music in Princeton! Contact: INTERKULTUR. Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald. Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 / Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com email@example.com
|2 - 5 March||
23rd International Choir Festival of Paris - Ile de France are happy to welcome choirs from various countries throughout Europe and across the globe. There is no need to prove the reputation and the attraction of the French capital. You will have ample time to discover or to rediscover Paris but of course also the opportunity to sing there. Friendship concerts will be organised on Friday in and around Paris featuring several other choirs from different countries and a local choir.
This will be the first occasion to create friendships and exchange with the other choirs. But the highlight of your trip will most probably be the final concert at La Madeleine Church in the company of all attending choirs. Each one of the choirs will first present a song from their repertoire and at the end, they will come together to perform the final song of the festival. This rare opportunity to sing in this significant place of Parisian cultural life, in front of a big public, will definitely be a fantastic experience for all your singers. Of course, we can help you also to extend your trip to other parts of France if you wish so.
We would be very happy to help your choir to be part of this big event and to give your singers the opportunity to experience the emotions felt by previous participants. To register or to receive more information about the festival, please contact Music&Friends : Contact : Catherine CORDIER / +352/ 35 65 75 381 firstname.lastname@example.org www.musicandfriends.lu www.choirfestivalparis.com
|8 - 12 March||
Roma Music Festival 2017 - 6th International choir and orchestra festival in Rome (Italy) https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-choir-orchestra-festival-in-rome-italy.phtml
|19 - 23 April||
Istra Music Festival 2017 - 7th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Poreč (Istria, Croatia) https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-istria-croatia.phtml
|26 - 30 April||
3rd Canta en
Primavera – Festival Coral Internacional, Málaga, Spain The Canta en
Primavera - Festival Coral Internacional attracts international choirs
into the Southern part of the country right to the metropolis of Málaga.
Outstanding concert halls, churches and theatres will serve as ideal
venues for competitions and concerts. Friendship concerts will also
take place on open air stages within the heart of the Andalusian city.
And as usual each choir has the possibility to select exactly those
festival elements which suits its needs best: Competitions, concerts
and further training. Touristic excursions to the beautiful Andalusian
cities and landscapes will top this eventful activity off. Contact:
Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 Fax: +49
|3 - 7 May||
Costa Brava Music Festival 2017 - 6th International choir and orchestra festival in Lloret de Mar on the Costa Brava (Spain) https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-choir-orchestra-festival-on-the-costa-brava-spain.phtml
|24 - 28 May||
Venezia Music Festival 2017 Since 1987 Venice and its lagoon have been on the UNESCO-list of cultural heritage. For many people it is the most beautiful city in the world, and is especially fascinating due to its architectural wealth. The heart of Venice - Piazza San Marco with the gorgeous Basilica - is one of the beautiful places in the world. In the proximity, at famous locations, the concerts of the Venezia Music Festival take place. https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-festival-of-choirs-and-orchestras-in-venice-and-jesolo-italy.phtml
|25 - 28 May||
Harmonie Festival 2017 From May 25 to 28, 2017, choirs and folklore groups with thousands of participants from throughout the world will be coming together again in Lindenholzhausen, the “smallest festival town in Germany”, where the seventh international HARMONIE FESTIVAL is to take place. The HARMONIE FESTIVAL, with its international choir and folklore events and competitions, is considered as one of the most outstanding music festivals in the world. In 2011, more than 180 choirs and folklore groups representing 38 countries came to the sixth HARMONIE FESTIVAL. Patron was the Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Angela Merkel.
Radio and television from 11 countries and more than 80 newspapers and journals unanimously reported on the good organization and the high standard of competitions, folklore events, concerts and supporting events. Artistic director of the HARMONIE FESTIVAL 2017 is Martin Winkler. The honorary committee consists of Gábor Móczár, Jeroen Schrijner and the German composer Alwin Michael Schronen.
Choirs can take part in 13 different international categories (for German choirs there is also an national competition series). Their performances will be assessed by an international jury. Besides the HARMONIE Festival Prize, awarded to the choir with the highest score in each category, and various extra prizes for outstanding performances. The Prize of the Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany will be awarded in case. The international jury consists amongst others of the following members: Virginia Bono (Argentina), Juergen Budday (Germany), Volker Hempfling (Germany), Theodora Pavlovitch (Bulgaria), Robert Sund (Sweden) and Will Todd (United Kingdom).
We invite you to participate in the HARMONIE FESTIVAL 2017 and are looking forward to see you in Limburg-Lindenholzhausen (Germany) You can find the syllabus and information about the HARMONIE FESTIVAL at http://www.harmonie-festival.de. If there are any questions don't hesitate to ask us by mailing to email@example.com
|14 - 18 June||
Int. Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival, Linz, Austria. The Upper Austrian city of Linz already proved to be a perfect host by presenting the 1st INTERKULTUR Choir Olympics in 2000. Since 2007 the city invites every two years choirs from all over the world in order to sing at the International Anton Bruckner Choir Competition & Festival. The festival of choral music offers choirs from all parts of the world the possibility to participate in the competitions as well as in friendships and gala concerts. A further highlight will be the competition for the Grand Prize of the International Anton Bruckner Choir Competition & Festival. Contact: INTERKULTUR. Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald. Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 / Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com firstname.lastname@example.org
|25 June - 1 July||
London International A Cappella Choral Competition 2017 Founded in April 2014 in conjunction with St John's Smith Square, Peter Phillips and The Tallis Scholars, LIACCC aims to bring together vocal groups from around the world to hear each other sing competitively; learn from each other’s strengths and weaknesses; and possibly even win! There is no other competition like it in the UK, with a purely a cappella focus, that aims to simultaneously nurture and challenge choirs. The featured composer is Arvo Pärt, and choirs will also be required to perform works of Renaissance polyphony alongside music of their own choice. Each choir will compete in one Heat, and be offered the opportunity to perform a lunchtime recital in a central London venue, plus participate in a specialist vocal workshop. We hope you can join us! Early Bird Deadline: 1 May 2016. Final Deadline: 15 December 2016. www.liaccc.org.uk
|28 June - 2 July||Budapest Music Festival 2017 https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/international-choir-orchestra-festival-in-budapest-hungary.phtml|
|5 - 9 July||
Int. Johannes Brahms Choir Festival and Competition, Wernigerode, Germany. Since 1999 the International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival and Competition is a crowd puller for choirs and music ensembles from all over the world. The colorful city in the Harz mountain range attracts visitors with its unique charm of medieval architecture and moreover with its musical characteristics. Furthermore this competition, named after Johannes Brahms, puts a musical focus on this German composer and the German romantics of the 19th century. On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival & Competition the city of Wernigerode and INTERKULTUR will come up with some surprises, which will add to the program's established highlights such as the Choir Parade, Charity Concert and the Closing Concert. Contact: INTERKULTUR. Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald. Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 / Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com email@example.com
|16 - 23 July||
3rd European Choir Games Riga, Latvia After the huge success of the World Choir Games 2014 choirs from all over the world will again travel to Latvia to celebrate the 3rd European Choir Games and the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 – and with its impressive history of passionate singing, Riga is the ideal location for this event. Located in the central part of the country, the metropolis has become a multicultural city where the vast heritage coexists harmoniously with the quick pace of modern living. Riga is also known as the pearl of architecture and is home to the largest concentration of Art Nouveau architecture in the world. Contact: INTERKULTUR. Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald. Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 / Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com firstname.lastname@example.org
|16 - 23 July||
Grand Prix of Nations Riga, Latvia After the huge success of the World Choir Games 2014 - with 460 international choirs and 27,000 participants from 73 nations largest World Choir Games ever – choirs from all over the world will again travel to Latvia to celebrate the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017, which is combined with the 3rd European Choir Games – and with its impressive history of passionate singing, Riga is the ideal location for this event. Located in the central part of the country, the metropolis has become a multicultural city where the vast heritage coexists harmoniously with the quick pace of modern living. Riga is also known as the pearl of architecture and is home to the largest concentration of Art Nouveau architecture in the world. Contact: INTERKULTUR. Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald. Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 / Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com email@example.com
|22 - 29 July||
The World Choral Symposium
– the greatest gathering of choirs in the world! Held once every
3 years, the next one will be in beautiful
Barcelona, Spain, 22-29 July, 2017.
Now you have a chance for your choir to be
one of 24 invited choirs from all over the world
in a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Don't wait! Check the details and apply before the deadline. Whether you
come to Barcelona with your choir or by yourself this is an experience
you will never forget!
|11 - 15 October||
Int. Choir Competition and Festival Kalamata, Greece INTERKULTUR’s international choir competition in Greece: Hosted by the romantic city of Kalamata, located on the Southern Peloponnese. Vibrant, calm and idyllic – Kalamata proves in an impressive way that these characteristics do not conflict with each other: Narrow lanes, a historic old town and the Apostles church of the 12th century characterize the townscape until today. The combination of sea, mountains, vine and olive trees make Greece a wonderful place where singers from all over the world will feel mostly welcome. This choir competition unites the advantages of an international choir competition with numerous possibilities for concert performances in a city that provides manifold cultural choices. The competition part offers categories for different levels of difficulty, casts and musical genres – the festival combines an easy going gathering of different nations with the wonderful setting of South East Europe. Contact: INTERKULTUR. Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald. Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 / Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com firstname.lastname@example.org
|25 - 29 October||
Canta al mar 2017 – Festival Coral Internacional, Calella/Barcelona, Spain. Each year Calella attracts new choirs through its Catalan charm. Long sandy beaches, sunny weather, the Mediterranean Sea and the proximity to the Spanish metropolis of Barcelona are included in the participation. According to the choirs’ wishes Barcelona can be included in their individual schedule in the context of the competition, as a venue for Friendship Concerts or simply as a destination for excursions. All concert and competition venues in Calella are within walking distance and can therefore be combined ideally with a placid stroll through the historic center. That way choirs meet, sing together in Friendship Concerts and get to know other nations and their individual traditions. Contact: INTERKULTUR. Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald. Germany Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 / Fax: +49 (0)6404 69749-29 www.interkultur.com email@example.com
|1 - 5 November||