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FESTIVALIKALENDER 2017

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XII International Sacred Music Festival Silver Bells
Daugavpils, Latvia from 13 to 15 January 2017
Deadline for registration: 21 October 2016
Contact: Silver Bells, Daugavpils pilsētas domes Kultūras pārvalde
Kr. Valdemāra – 13, Daugavpils, LV – 5401,Latvija
tel.: +(371)65423601,mob.: +(371)29538278
E-mail: sb2@inbox.lv , Website: www.silverbells.narod.ru

Fest der Kulturen 2017 Grand Prix of Nations
Berlin, Germany, 18-22 Jan 2017
Event is embedded in the Berlin "Fest der Kulturen" 2017 where the Rundfunkchor Berlin and further top class choirs and orchestras will be performing. The chamber music hall of the Berlin Philharmonie, one of Germany’s best concert halls, will offer a dignified ambiance for the „Grand Prix of Nations“. Contact: Förderverein Interkultur, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

European Spring International Music Festival
Suttgart, Germany, 9-11 Feb 2017
Concert Goldener Saal for all kind of choirs around the world.
Contact: Internationaler Volkskulturkreis e.V., Email: kripp@volkskulturkreis.de - Website: www.musikverein.at

Sing'n'Joy Princeton 2017 The American International Choral Festival
USA, 16-20 Feb 2017
Competition for all types of choirs in different categories and difficulties with a focus on chamber choirs.
Contact: Förderverein Interkultur, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

7th International Sacred Music Festival Kaunas Musica Religiosa
Kaunas, Lithuania, 23-26 Feb 2017
Concerts in city halls, churches, choir competition in many categories.
Contact: Kaunas club "Cantate Domino", Email: info@kaunascantat.lt - Website: www.kaunascantat.lt

6th International Gdansk Choir Festival
Gdansk, 24-26th February 2017
Deadline for applications is 15th October 2016.
mail@gdanskfestival.pl, www.gdanskfestival.pl


Roma Music Festival 2017
Italy, 8-12 Mar 2017.
International festival of choirs and orchestras.
Apply before 15 Jan 2017
Contact: MusikReisenFaszination Music Festivals, Email: info@mrf-musicfestivals.com - Website: www.mrf-musicfestivals.com


Windy City Choral Festival with Z. Randall Stroope
Chicago, USA, 16-18 Mar 2017
For mixed (SATB) choirs to sing together in one of the world’s great concert halls – Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Contact: Music Celebrations International, LLC, Email: info@windycitychoralfestival.org - Website: www.windycitychoralfestival.org

10th Fukushima Vocal Ensemble Competition
Fukushima, Japan, from March 17th to 21st, 2017.
This competition is the biggest choral competition
for small vocal ensemble groups (2-16 singers) in Japan.
E-mail: bunka@pref.fukushima.lg.jp ; Website: http://www.vocalensemble.jp/en/


Golden Voices of Montserrat! International Contest
Montserrat Monastery, Catalunia, Spain, 18-25 Mar 2017
Taking place in Spain, this is one of the most biggest and incredible contest for choirs from all over the world. Contest day, master class, recording of the song in studio, flash mob and gala concert is waiting for you!
Contact: Fiestalonia Milenio, SLU, Email: nika@fiestalonia.net - Website: www.fiestalonia.net

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Nice,
France, 23-26 Mar 2017
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Nice your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com/

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Verona
Italy, 30 Mar-2 Apr 2017
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Verona your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com/

International Choir Festival for Children & Youth Mundus Cantat
Gdansk, Poland, 30 Mar-2 Apr 2017.
For choirs from all over the world. Exchange of cultural traditions, strengthening natural human bonds.
Contact: Festival Office Mundus Cantat Sopot,
Email: munduscantat@sopot.pl - Website: www.munduscantat.pl

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Bilbao
Spain, 6-9 Apr 2017
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Bilbao your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com/

International Choir Festival and Competition of Lithuanian Music Patriarch Juozas Naujalis
Kaunas, Lithuania, 6-9 Apr 2017
Concerts in city halls, churches, choir competition in many categories.
Contact: Kaunas club "Cantate Domino", Email: info@kaunascantat.lt - Website: www.kaunascantat.lt

16th Budapest International Choir Festival & Competition
Hungary, 9-13 Apr 2017
For all kinds of choirs from all around the world. Apply before 30 Nov 2016. Contact: Meeting Music Inh. Pirosk Horv th e. K., Email: info@meeting-music.com - Website: www.meeting-music.com

Istra Music Festival 2017
Croatia, 19-23 Apr 2017
For choirs and orchestras from around the world. Apply before 31 Jan 2017.
Contact: MusikReisenFaszination Music Festivals, Email: info@mrf-musicfestivals.com - Website: https://www.mrf-musicfestivals.com/

XV International Choir Festival Tallinn 2017
Tallinn, Estonia, 20-23 April 2017
Contact: e-mail: kooriyhing@kooriyhing.ee
www.kooriyhing.ee

All Nations Are Singing
Lithuania, 20-25 April 2017
Deadline 15th of January
Contact: gratulationes@email.com, www.gratulationes.lt

7th World Choir Festival on Musicals
Thessaloniki, Greece, April 21-24, 2017
The Festival does not have a competitive character.However, at the end of each concert
an Audience Prize will be awarded to the best choir.
e-mail : choirkorais94@gmail.com
worldfestival.musical@hotmail.com
http://www.xorodiakorais.com/


International Choral Competition Gallus Maribor
Maribor, Slovenia, April 21 - 23, 2017
E-mail: info.maribor@jskd.si
Home page: www.jskd.si/maribor

63rd Cork International Choral Festival, Ireland
26-30 Apr 2017
For 5 wonderful days Cork City and County will welcome some of the finest amateur Competitive and Non - Competitive choirs from around the world for a programme of choral concerts, national and international competition, and internationally renowned performers as thousands of participants bring Cork to life. Join us in Cork for one of Europe’s Premier Choral Festivals. Bringing a city to life with song since 1954!
Contact: Cork International Choral Festival, Email: info@corkchoral.ie - Website: www.corkchoral.ie

3rd International Choral Festival Canta en Primavera
Málaga, Spain, 26-30 Apr 2017
Outstanding concert halls, churches and theatres are available for this competition in different categories and difficulties. Contact: Interkultur Foundation e.V., Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival, United Kingdom, 27 Apr-1 May 2017. With over 60 choirs involved in 50 events at 40 locations, there is something for everyone. Contact: Rob Elliott, Festival Director, Email: rob@cimcf.uk - Website: www.cimcf.uk

Slovakia Cantat 2017
Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 27-30 Apr 2017
International Choir and Folksong Festival. Competition, workshop, concerts of sacred and secular music. The Slovak capital Bratislava opens its gates and invites choirs to its charming centre in spring.
Apply before December 15th 2016.
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, Email: info@choral-music.sk - Website: www.choral-music.sk

The Voice of Wealth
Lloret de Mar, Spain, 28 Apr-3 May 2017.
International choir festival and competition for all kind of choirs from all over the world.
Contact: Monolit Festivals, Email: info@monolitfestivals.com - Website: http://monolitfestivals.com/

15th Venezia in Musica, International Choir Competition and Festival
Venice and Caorle, Italy, 28 Apr-2 May 2017
For all kinds of choirs from all around the world.
Apply before 30 Nov 2016.
Contact: Meeting Music Inh. Pirosk Horv th e. K., Email: info@meeting-music.com - Website: www.meeting-music.com 

Belgrade International Choir Fest
Belgrade, Serbia, from 4th to 7th of May 2017
info@megaartsm.com; www.megaartsm.com
https://www.facebook.com/Mega-Art-SM-1811239972428657/?fref=ts

World of Choirs
Italy, 29 Apr-6 May 2017
All the participants will demonstrate their skills on one of the best stages of the Adriatic coast. Invites all amateur choirs! Italy will not leave you indifferent.
Contact: Fiestalonia Milenio, SLU, Email: nika@fiestalonia.net - Website: www.fiestalonia.net

32nd International Youth Choir Festival
Celje, Slovenia, May 10 – 14, 2017
Competition for children's, youth and girl's choirs, concerts, open singing, workshops, round tables, exhibiton.
E-mail: tic@celje.si , nenad.first@celje.si
Homepage: www.celeia.info
During the festival the choirs will be provided with suitable free accommodation and meals.


XV Moscow International Children and Youth Musical Festival (contest)
MOSCOW SOUNDS dedicated to the 870 anniversary of Moscow
Moscow, 10-14, May 2017
Contacts:Festival organizing Committee:
Center of Creative Development and Musical Aesthetic Education of Children and Youth “Radost”, 125008, Moscow, Michalkovskaya street, 22
Tel: +7 (499) 154-5003
E-mail of Festival Organizing Committee: dms@choirsofmoscow.ru

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Stockholm
Sweden, 11-14 May 2017
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Stockholm your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com/

Voices United Austria 2017 Choir Festival,
Vienna & Salzburg, Austria, 14-21 May 2017
Individual and festival concerts under the direction of Ian Loeppky.
Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com - Website: www.KIconcerts.com

Lebanese International Choir Festival II
Tripoli and other cities, Lebanon, 15-21 May 2017
For adult, children, mixed choirs, ensembles
Deadline for applications: 31.01.2017
Contact: contact@licfestival.org; http://licfestival.org

“On The Lake” First International Choir Festival, On the shores of the Sea of Galilee in the Holy Land
Israel, 16-18 May 2017
A three night program. Choirs are welcome to join in this exciting celebration and participate in the festival.
Contact: Vered Hasharon Travel and Tours Ltd, Email: keren@vrdtrvl.com - Website: www.holylandchoir.org

7th Kaunas Cantat International Choir Festival and Competition
Kaunas, Lithuania, 18-21 May 2017
Concerts in city halls, churches, choir competition in many categories.
Contact: Kaunas club "Cantate Domino", Email: info@kaunascantat.lt - Website: www.kaunascantat.lt

XXXVI International Festival of Orthodox Church Music „Hajnówka 2017”
Białystok, Poland, 23 - 28 May 2017
Contact: tel./ fax. 0048 85 682 20 89 or 0048 85 682 32 02
e-mail: biuro@festiwal-hajnowka.pl ; www.festiwal-hajnowka.pl


XII International Festival of Choir Singing
Gerzat, Clermont-Fd, France, 24-28 May 2017

Application deadline 15 December 2017
Contact: festival@andl-gerzat.fr

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Florence
Italy, 25-28 May 2017
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Florence your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com/

Harmonie Festival 2017
Limburg-Lindenholzhausen, Germany, 25-28 May 2017
13 different competitions for choirs and folk groups, concerts and folk performances with an audience of up to 4,000 people and the hospitality of a whole region. Jury members: Virginia Bono (Argentina), Juergen Budday (Germany), Volker Hempfling (Germany), Theodora Pavlovitch (Bulgaria), Robert Sund (Sweden) and Will Todd (United Kingdom). Contact: Harmonie Lindenholzhausen, Email: information@harmonie-festival.de - Website: www.harmonie-festival.de

CantaRode International Choral Festival
Kerkrade, The Netherlands, 25-29 May 2017
Application deadline December 15, 2016
info@cantarode.nl; www.cantarode.nl

7th Šiauliai Cantat International Choir Festival and Competition
Šiauliai, Lithuania, 25-28 May 2017
Concerts in city halls, churches, choir competition in many categories.
Contact: Kaunas club "Cantate Domino", Email: info@kaunascantat.lt - Website: www.kaunascantat.lt

Choral Singing Competition
Tours, France 26-28 May 2017

contact@florilegevocal.com www.florilegevocal.com

18th Fort Worden Children’s Choir Festival
Port Townsend WA, USA, 26-27 May 2017
Open to all treble choirs. Guest Conductor: Elena Sharkova. Contact: Stephanie Charbonneau, Email: fortwordenfestival@gmail.com - Website: www.fortwordenfestival.com
Choir Worldwide/Gold Choral Festival, Shanghai, China, 26-28 May 2017. For youth choirs from all around the world. Contact: Internationaler Volkskulturkreis e.V., Email: kripp@volkskulturkreis.de - Website: www.volkskultur-de.org

Choir Worldwide/Gold Choral Festival
Shanghai, China, 26-28 May 2017
For youth choirs from all around the world.
Contact: Internationaler Volkskulturkreis e.V.
Email: kripp@volkskulturkreis.de - Website: www.volkskultur-de.org

21th Ankara Choral Festival
Turkey, 27 May-4 June 2017
For choirs from 7 to 77.
Contact: BilgeSistem Bil. ve Yay. Hiz. Ltd. Sti.
Email: info@musicfestinturkey.com - Website: www.musicfestinturkey.com

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Barcelona
Spain, 1-4 June 2017.
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Barcelona your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com /

15th International Chamber Choir Competition
Marktoberdorf, Germany, 2-7 June 2017
Two categories: Mixed Choirs and Female Choirs. Compulsory work for each category.
Apply before October 14, 2016.
Contact: Modfestivals, International Chamber Choir Competition, Email: office@modfestivals.org - Website: www.modfestivals.org

Italy 2017 Choir Festival with John Dickson
Rome & Tuscany, Italy, 3-11 June 2017
Festival staging Faure’s Requiem. Individual concerts and combined festival concerts. Option to tour Florence and Venice.
Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com - Website: www.KIconcerts.com

5th Vietnam International Choir Festival & Competition
Hôi An, Vietnam, 7-11 June 2017
Hôi An is one of the most beautiful and charming destinations you can visit in Asia. In cooperation with the Vietnamese Central Government, the Provincial Government of Quang Nam and the City Government of H i An, choirs will again have the chance to discover the beauty of the country, combined with an international choral event.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation e.V., Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

Tampere Vocal Music Festival
Tampere, Finland, 7-11 June 2017
Chorus review for all non-amplified choirs, competition with feedback from an international jury, competition for acoustic and amplified ensembles, workshops, concerts.
Contact: Tampere Sävel, Tampere Vocal Music Festival
Email: music@tampere.fi - Website: www.tamperemusicfestivals.fi/vocal/en

VII International Choir festival "Chernomorski zvutsi"
Bulgaria, Balchik June 7- 11, 2017
Participation fee five days for € 75, € 85 accommodation with breakfast and dinner or € 110 for All-inclusive packet!
The deadline for submission of application forms is 1 February 2017.
20% lower participation fee for choirs submitted their application and paid the fee until 31 December 2016
Contact: festival@chenomorskizvutsi.com website:: festival@chenomorskizvutsi.com


8th International Krakow Choir Festival Cracovia Cantans
Poland, 8-11 June 2017
For all kinds of choirs, 9 categories, many concert opportunities. Gala concert in Krakow Philharmonic.
Apply before Dec 15, 2016.
Contact: MELODY & Polonia Cantat, Email: mail@krakowchoirfestival.pl - Website: www.krakowchoirfestival.pl

Notes of Joy Austria 2017 Choir Festival
Austria, 10-15 June 2017
Individual and festival concerts under the direction of Sandra and Timothy Peter. Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com - Website: www.KIconcerts.com

10th International Choir Competition
Mainhausen (near Frankfurt am Main) Germany, 9-11 June 2017
Website: www.ficm.de


Sing Mass at St Peter's Basilica with Catherine Sailer
Rome, Italy, 12-15 June 2017
Individual concerts and combined festival concerts. Option to tour Florence and Venice.
Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com - Website: www.KIconcerts.com

International Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival
Linz, Austria, 14-18 June 2017
For choirs from all over the world to come and sing at the International Anton Bruckner Choir Competition & Festival. Contact: Förderverein Interkultur, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

Salzburg International Choral Celebration and Competition
Salzburg, Austria, 14-19 June 2017
For mixed choirs, male and female choirs, children’s and youth choirs, sacred music and folklore.
Contact: Meeting Music Inh. Piroska Horvath e. K., Email: info@meeting-music.com - Website: http://meeting-music.com/

Musica Sacra Bratislava
Slovak Republic, 15-18 June 2017
International Sacred Music Festival. Competition, workshop, concerts in churches, sightseeing. Bratislava is widely recognized as a city of music, which increases its fame as a city of rich cultural and artistic heritage.
Apply before March 1st 2017.
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, Email: info@choral-music.sk -Website: www.choral-music.sk

Luther 2017 Choral Festival
Berlin, Germany, 15-17 June 2017
Join internationally-renowned conductor Helmuth Rilling on June 17, 2017, for a choral extravaganza at the magnificent Berliner Dom. Singers from across the globe are invited to join a grand festival chorus to sing the music of Mendelssohn, including Wir glauben all an einen Gott and Psalm 42 Wie der Hirsch schreit, and Johann Sebastian Bach’s Eine Feste Burg Ist Unser Gott, in celebration of 500 Years of Reformation.
Contact: Music Celebrations International, LLC, Email: info@luther2017choralfestival.org - Website: http://luther2017choralfestival.org/

Join Randall Stroope to sing in Barcelona and Madrid
Spain, 17-25 June 2017
Combined rehearsals and gala concert, individual concerts, cultural immersion.
Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com - Website: www.KIconcerts.com

Eine Feste Burg, a Choral Celebration
Leipzig, Germany, 17-23 June 2017
Prof. Rilling, pre-eminent scholar and conductor of works by J.S. Bach and Dr. Anton Armstrong, Conductor of the St. Olaf Choir, will lead a Gala Concert Performance at St. Thomas Church in Leipzig in commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
Contact: Perform International, Email: info@performinternational.com - Website: www.perform-international.com

Ireland 2017 Choir Festival
Cork and Dublin, Ireland, 20-27 June 2017
Individual and festival concerts under the direction of Henry Leck.
Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com - Website: www.KIconcerts.com

Limerick Sings International Choral Festival
Limerick, Ireland, 20-25 June 2017
Limerick Sings hosts both Irish and International choirs for three days of non-competitive music and song. Opportunity for choirs to present Informal performances with a professional Irish orchestra under the direction of Dr. André Thomas. Contact: Perform International, Email: info@performinternational.com - Website: www.perform-international.com

Pura Vida Costa Rica!
San José, Costa Rica, 20-24 June 2017
Festival designed for service, singing and international friendship, Combining exchange concerts with local choirs, an opportunity for community service and culminating in a festival of international song led by esteemed conductor, Dr. Cristian Grases.
Contact: Perform International, Email: zfranciscus@perform-international.com - Website: http://perform-international.com/festivals/#pura-vida-costa-rica

Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival
Südtirol Region, Northern Italy, from 21-25 June 2017
info@festivalpusteria.org
http://www.festivalpusteria.org


International Choral Competition Ave Verum
Baden, Austria, 22-25 June 2017
Baden is a spa and has been a historical meeting point for artitst such as Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss, Lanner and many more. Only 10 choirs worldwide can join this extraordinary Grand Prix competition. For all amateur choirs (mixed, female, male, treble, men) of at least 20 singers, maximum 50 singers.
Apply before May 1st, 2015.
Contact: Wolfgang Ziegler, chairman, Email: office@aveverum.at - Website: www.aveverum.at


8th Rome International Choral Festival
Italy, 22-24 June 2017
Featuring Mass participation at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican and a formal finale concert at Basilica of Saint Mary above Minerva. The festival chorus will include mixed-voice singers and choirs that will come together to rehearse and perform en masse under the baton of maestro Z. Randall Stroope.
Contact: Music Celebrations International, LLC, Email: info@som50fest.org - Website: www.romechoralfestival

Requiem for the Living
Bayeux, Normandy, France, 24-30 June 2017
For choirs to perform a choral work in close collaboration with the composer (Dan Forrest), working with a French orchestra and one of the finest choral educators of our time (Dr. Pearl Shangkuan), in iconic, historic sites.
Contact: Perform International, Email: info@performinternational.com - Website: www.perform-international.com

London International A Cappella Choir Competition
St John’s Smith Square, London, United Kingdom, 25 June-1 July 2017
Festival bringing together 16 choirs from around the world to compete in a series of public concerts. A jury of renowned experts, chaired by the founder and director Tallis Scholars Peter Phillips, will select a winning choir from four preliminary rounds to compete in a prestigious final with the opportunity to win substantial cash prizes and further concert dates. For mixed-voice choirs of 16 members or more.
Apply before Dec 15, 2016.
Contact: Joanna Innes-Hopkins, Email: info@sjss.org.uk - Website: www.liaccc.org.uk/

5th Per Musicam Ad Astra, International Copernicus Choir Festival and Competition
Toru , Poland, 25-28 June 2017
For all kinds of choirs from all around the world.
Apply before 15 April 2017.
Contact: Meeting Music Inh. Pirosk Horv th e. K., Email: constanze@meeting-music.com - Website: www.meeting-music.com

Kennedy Center: Celebrate President JFK 100th
Washington DC, USA, 27 June-4 July 2017
In collaboration with the Kennedy Center, Classical Movements’ s celebrating the centennial of President Kennedy’s birth with a grand choral celebration of Kennedy’s legacy by inviting choirs from countries that have benefited from the work of the Peace Corps, as well as select choirs from the U.S. and abroad. Classical Movements, as part of its Eric Daniel Helms New Music Program, will commission composers from these visiting choirs’ countries to create new choral works in the spirit of President Kennedy’s legacy promoting international peace and diplomacy. This celebration will be incorporated within the Serenade! Washington Choral Festival which is scheduled for June 27-July 4th (with daily performances at the Kennedy Center June 28-July 3). Contact: Yarina Conners, Classical Movements, Inc., Email: Yarina@classicalmovements.com - Website: http://classicalmovements.org/rhap.htm

Jubilate Mozart! Choral Festival
Salzburg, Austria, 28 June-2 July 2017
Join other mixed voice choirs from around the country to perform under Jo-Michael Scheibe and Professor János Czifra in the storybook city of Salzburg. Everywhere you turn in Salzburg is a reminder of Mozart’s presence, from his birthplace and museum to the Mozartplatz and Mozart Monument. Join us as we celebrate the life and music of this timeless composer in the Jubilate Mozart Choral Festival.
Contact: Music Celebrations International, LLC, Email: info@mozartchoralfestival.org - Website: mozartchoralfestival.org

Serenade! Washington, DC Choral Festival
USA, 27 June-4 July 2017
For youth and adult choirs, concerts, workshops, musical exchanges, optional choral competition and sightseeing. Contact: Sara Casar, Classical Movements, Email: Sara@ClassicalMovements.com - Website: http://classicalmovements.org/dc.htm

Slovakia Folk 2017, Bratislava
Slovak Republic, 29 June-2 July 2017
Festival of folklore music and dance ensembles.
Apply before April 15th 2017.
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, Email: info@choral-music.sk - Website: www.choral-music.sk

Festival Internazionale Verona Garda Estate
Verona, Mantova, Vicenza, Brescia, and cities near Lake Garda
June 29th to July 16th 2017.
info@festivalveronagardaestate.eu , office@festivalveronagardaestate.eu
Website: www.festivalveronagardaestate.eu



Choralfest Melbourne 2017
Brisbane Grammar School, Queensland, Australia, 30 June-3 July 2017
For any type of choral ensemble performing at a high level in any style. In addition a program of Honour choirs for children and youth, chorister workshops and the opportunity to work with local composers is being planned.
Apply before August 15, 2016.
Contact: The Australian National Choral Association, Email: anca.choralfest@gmail.com - Website: http://choralfest.org.au

Great Basilicas of Italy
Festival Tour, Italy, 2-7 July 2017.
Festival celebrating the artistic heritage of two of Italy’s most important churches. Under the leadership of artistic director Dr. Cameron LaBarr, the mixed festival choir will perform repertoire that is significant to each of these wonderful concert spaces.
Contact: Perform International, Email: info@performinternational.com - Website: www.perform-international.com

Musica Eterna Roma
Italy, 2-6 July 2017
For all kinds of choirs from all around the world.
Contact: Meeting Music Inh. Pirosk Horv th e. K., Email: info@meeting-music.com - Website: www.meeting-music.com

Llangollen 2017
Wales, 3-9 July 2017
info@international-eisteddfod.co.uk
http://international-eisteddfod.co.uk/


Spirituals and Gospel Music 2017, London and Paris
United Kingdom and France, 3-11 July 2017
Individual and combined festival concerts with Rollo Dilworth.
Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com - Website: www.KIconcerts.com


Dublin Choral Festival
Ireland, 5-9 July 2017
Lend your voices to sing in a combined mixed-voice choir in Ireland’s Fair City. The festival chorus will perform thrilling choral literature under the direction of Artistic Director Dr. Stan Engebretson – Chorale Artistic Director for the National Philharmonic. We look forward to seeing you for this exciting festival on The Emerald Isle!
Contact: Music Celebrations International, LLC, Email: info@dublinchoralfestival.org - Website: http://dublinchoralfestival.org/

International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival and Competition
Wernigerode, Germany, 5-9 July 2017
Competition for choirs and music ensembles from all over the world. This competition, named after Johannes Brahms, puts a musical focus on this German composer and the German romantics of the 19th century.
Contact: Förderverein Interkultur, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

Antica Pompeii
Italy, 6-8 July 2017
For all kinds of choirs from all around the world.
Contact: Meeting Music Inh. Pirosk Horv th e. K., Email: info@meeting-music.com - Website: www.meeting-music.com

International Youth Music Festival I
Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 6-9 July 2017
International Festival for Youth and Children Choirs and Orchestras. Competition, workshop, concerts of sacred and secular music, bringing together talented young musicians from around the world.
Apply before 15/04/2017.
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, Email: info@choral-music.sk -Website: www.choral-music.sk

Countdown to the 2020 Olympiad
Tokyo, Japan, 6-11 July 2017
With Henry Leck and Robyn Lana.
Contact: Perform International, Email: info@performinternational.com - Website: www.perform-international.com

Laudate Dominum, 8th International Sacred Music Festival
Lithuania, 6-12 July 2017
Application deadline: 1st of April 2017
Contact: www.gratulationes.lt

Rhapsody! International Music Festival
Prague, Czech Republic & Vienna, Salzburg, Austria, 5-8 July 2017
Performances in three of Europe’s most musical and historical cities, workshop, musical exchanges, optional choral competition and sightseeing tours.
Contact: Sara Casar, Classical Movements, Inc., Email: Sara@ClassicalMovements.com - Website: http://classicalmovements.org/rhap.htm

35th International Choir Festival of Preveza, 23rd International Competition of Sacred Music
Preveza, Greece, 6-9 July 2017
For mixed, equal voices’, children’s, chamber vocal ensembles, mixed youth choirs & choirs of Byzantine chant. Repertory must include a compulsory piece, a piece composed before 1800, a piece composed during 1800 - 1950, a piece composed after 1950 & a folk song from the choir’s country of origin.
Contact: Choral Society "Armonia" of Prevesa, Email: prevezachoralfestival@gmail.com or armonia4@otenet.gr - Website: http://prevezafest.blogspot.gr/

11th Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival
Vienna, Austria, 7-12 July 2017
Cross-cultural and musical exchange event including workshops, lectures, seminars, concerts in and around Vienna, competition with an international and highly renowned jury. Contact: Summa Cum Laude Youth Music Festival, Email: office@sclfestival.org - Website: www.sclfestival.org

Melodia! South American Music Festival
Argentina, 7-13 July 2016
For more information contact +1 703 683 6040
info@classicalmovements.com


Passion of Italy with Heather J. Buchanan
Rome, Florence and Venice, Italy, 8-13 July 2017
Individual and combined festival concerts for all choirs and singers. Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com - Website: www.KIconcerts.com

IV Coralua Trondheim International Choir Festival
Trondheim, Norway, 8th to the 14th July 2017
Contact : trondheim@coralua.com , http://coralua.com/


Golden Voices of Barcelona
Spain, 8-15 July 2017
For both professional and amateur choirs from all around the world.
Contact: Fiestalonia Milenio, SLU, Email: nika@fiestalonia.net - Website: www.fiestalonia.net


International Choral Festival "InCanto Mediterraneo"
Milazzo, Sicily, 9-15 July 2017
Competition and concerts for all choir categories.
Monetary prizes.
E-mail: festival@festivalincantomediterraneo.it
Homepage: www.festivalincantomediterraneo.it

Leonardo da Vinci International Choral Festival
Florence, Italy, 11-14 July, 2017
Application deadline: 20 March 2017
Via Frà Angelico 58, 50121 Firenze – Italy
Tel +39 388 8183714; chairman@florencechoral.com
www.florencechoral.com

SINGMIT! Festival in Vienna
Austria, 13-15 July 2017
For choirs and singers from around the globe, reaharsals with artistic director Gerald Wirth, workshops and performance of Schubert’s "Mass in E-Flat Major No. 6" celebrating Schubert’s 220th birthday.
Contact: Encore Performance Tours, Email: encoretours@acis.com - Website: www.encoretours.com/go/singmit.cfm

International Choral Festival "In Canto Mediterraneo"
Milazzo, Sicily, 9-15 July 2017
Competition and concerts for all choir categories.
Monetary prizes.
E-mail: festival@festivalincantomediterraneo.it
Homepage: www.festivalincantomediterraneo.it

Europa Cantat Junior 8
Lyon, France, 13-20 July 2017
Registration deadline: 31 January 2017.
Festival homepage

35 Cantonigròs International Music Festival
Catalunya, Spain,13th to 16th July 2017
All Entry Forms should be submitted
not later than 31stJanuary 2017
Tel: +34 932 32 64 44
e-mail: fimc@fimc.es www.fimc.es

EC Singing Week in Tarragona
Tarragona, Spain, 14-22 July 2017
Deadline for applications 31.03.2017
Contact: info@setmanacantat.org, www.associaciocorciutatdetarragona.org

Sacred Music of Lithuanian Composers
Lithuania, 16-23 July 2017
Application deadline: 1st of April 2017
Contact: www.gratulationes.lt

European Choir Games
Riga, Latvia, 16-23 July 2017
Competition for all types of choirs in different categories and difficulties with a focus on chamber choirs. Parallel to the European Choir Games, Grand Prix of Nations, a competition for the best amateur choirs in the world.
Contact: Förderverein Interkultur, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

IHLOMBE South African Choral Festival, Cape Town, Pretoria, Johannesburg & Game Park,
South Africa, 21-29 July 2017
Travel to Cape Town, Pretoria, Johannesburg & a Game Park. Experience African rhythms, dancing and singing. Open to all choirs, each conducted by their own music director.
Contact: Jayci Thomas, Classical Movements, Inc., Email: jayci@ClassicalMovements.com - Website: http://classicalmovements.org/s_af.htm


56th International Choral Competition Seghizzi
Gorizia, Italy, 21- 23 July 2017

Contact: info@seghizzi.it

11th World Symposium on Choral Music
Barcelona, Spain, 22-29 July 2017
Eight days to listen to 26 of the world's premiere choirs, 30 outstanding lectures on choral music, music exhibition, gala concerts, open sings - all in the exciting city of Barcelona.
Also on https://www.facebook.com/wscm11bcn/ and https://twitter.com/simposibcn Contact: International Federation for Choral Music, Email: office@ifcm.net - Website: http://www.wscm11.cat/

International Youth Music Festival II
Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 23-26 July 2017
International Festival for Youth and Children Choirs and Orchestras. Competition, workshop, concerts of sacred and secular music, bringing together talented young musicians from around the world.
Apply before 15/04/2017.
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, Email: info@choral-music.sk - Website: www.choral-music.sk

6th International Campus Music Festival
Stuttgart, Germany, 28-31 July 2017
For youth choirs from all around the world. Contact: Internationaler Volkskulturkreis e.V., Email: kripp@volkskulturkreis.de - Website: www.volkskultur-de.org

Africa Cantat
Kinshasa DR Congo, 6-12 Aug 2017
Initiated by the African Confederation of Choral Music (ACCM) with the support of the Congolese Federation of Choral Music and the partnership of IFCM, A Coeur Joie International and Europa Cantat, the festival will be an ideal crossroad to discover and exchange around the rich authenticity of the African choral heritage. Choirs, choral conductors and lecturers from all around the world, Africa is eager to welcome in the heart of the continent, to share the warmth of its hospitality and its rhythms and colors. Contact: African Confederation for Choral Music

65th International Choral Competition
Polifonico Guido d’ Arezzo,
Arezzo, Italy, August 2016
E-mail.: fondazioneguidodarezzo@gmail.com
Website: www.polifonico.org

Bratislava Cantat I,
Slovak Republic. 17-20 Aug 2017
International Choir and Orchestras Festival. Competition, concerts of choir and orchestral music. The Slovak capital Bratislava opens its gates and invites choirs to its charming centre in summer.
Apply before April 15th 2017.
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, Email: info@choral-music.sk - Website: www.choral-music.sk


The 18th EUROTREFF
in Wolfenbüttel, 6 - 10 September 2017
Children’s, girls’ and youth choirs (aged between 10 and 26)
The application form must be sent before 31 January 2017.
E-Mail: international@amj-musik.de , http://www.amj-musik.de/et2017englisch/

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Brussels
Belgium, 7-10 Sep 2017
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Brussels your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com/

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Lisbon
Portugal, 14-17 Sep 2017
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Lisbon your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com/

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Paris
France, 21-24 Sep 2017
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Paris your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com/

Rimini International Choral Competition
Rimini, Italy, 21-24 Sep 2017
Competition for Equal Voices, Mixed, Chamber, Youth, Children, Sacred Music, Folk and Spiritual Choirs.
Contact: Rimini International Choral Competition,
Email: info@riminichoral.it - Website: www.riminichoral.it

2nd International Baltic Sea Choir Competition
Latvia, Jurmala, 22-24 September 2017
The compulsory piece will be composed by Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds.
Application deadline 1 March 2017
Contact::info@balticchoir.com
Website:www.balticchoir.com

Bratislava Cantat II
Slovak Republic, 5-8 Oct 2017
International Choir and Orchestras Festival. Competition, concerts of choir and orchestral music. The Slovak capital Bratislava opens its gates and invites choirs to its charming centre in autumn.
Apply before August 1st 2017.
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, Email: info@choral-music.sk - Website: www.choral-music.sk

14th International Choir Contest of Flandria-Maasmechelen
for mixed, female and male choirs
Maasmechelen, Belgium, 6-8 Oct 2017
Contact: www.ikv-maasmechelen,be

International Choir Competition and Festival Kalamata 2017
Greece, 11-15 Oct 2017
Competition for all types of choirs in different categories of difficulty, line-ups and musical genres.
Contact: Förderverein Interkultur, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

4th International Pop/Jazz Choir Festival Lauluragin 2017.
21.-22. October 2017 in Valga, Estonia.
Competition for all kinds of choirs from all around the world.
Apply before 15of June 2017.
Website: www.valgakultuurikeskus.ee
Email: toomasvoll@gmail.com


International Choir Festival Corearte Barcelona 2017
Spain, 16-22 Oct 2017
Non-competitive event open to choirs of various backgrounds from all over the world.
Contact: Festival Internacional de Coros Corearte Barcelona, Email: info@corearte.es - Website: www.corearte.es

Canta al mar 2017 International Choral Festival
Calella, Barcelona, Spain, 25-29 Oct 2017
Competition for mixed, male, female, children's and youth choirs. No compulsory pieces required.
Contact: Förderverein Interkultur, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

Miami Voice 2017
Florida, USA, 1-5 Nov 2017
Conductors and singers have the possibility to attend workshops with Morten Lauridsen and other choral experts and to assimilate the beauty of Florida’s coast: This stunning region represents a unique composition of land, sea and sky and is known as one of the best holiday destinations worldwide.
Contact: Förderverein Interkultur, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: www.interkultur.com

23rd Malta International Choir Festival
Valletta, Floriana and other locations from 2 to 5 November, 2017
info@maltachoirfest.com ; website: www.maltachoirfest.com
Tel: 00356 22915 136.

49th Tolosa Choral Contest
Basque Country, Spain,1-5 November 2017
Contact: cit@cittolosa.com
www.cittolosa.com

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Prague
Czech Republic, 9-12 Nov 2017
No competitions but a buzz of choral activities: Make Prague your stage during your choir tour. The schedule will include touristic activities (sight-seeing), short concerts in touristic places, a workshop with a local choir and a joint concert of all the participants.
Contact: Interkultur Foundation, Email: mail@interkultur.com - Website: http://onstage.interkultur.com/

Vienna Advent Sing
Austria, 23-27 Nov, 30 Nov-4 Dec, 7-11, 14-18 Dec 2017
Vienna welcomes choirs from around the world to share their voices in the music capital of Europe. By invitation of the Cultural Affairs Department, sing in the magnificent City Hall and breathtaking Melk Abbey. Exchange with local schools and senior centers and experience the festive pre-holiday atmosphere in this enchanting city with Christmas markets filling the city squares!
Contact: Music Contact International, Email: vienna@music-contact.com - Website: www.music-contact.com

International Festival of Advent and Christmas Music
Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 3-6 Dec 2017.
Competition, workshop, concerts in churches and on the Christmas markets stage. Your songs and performances will contribute to a truly heart-warming atmosphere of Christmas.
Apply before October 1st 2017.
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, Email: info@choral-music.sk - Website: www.choral-music.sk

25th International Sacred, Advent & Christmas Music Festival and Choir Competition Cantate Domino Kaunas
Kaunas, Lithuania, 14-17 Dec 2017
Concerts in city halls, churches, choir competition in many categories, workshops.
Contact: Kaunas club "Cantate Domino", Email: info@kaunascantat.lt - Website: www.kaunascantat.lt


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