For further international events and festivals, see the European Choral Association's listings


1 - 5 May

Cork International Choral Festival

Cork welcomes choirs from across the world for a programme of gala concerts, schools' concerts, national and international competitions, and world-class performances. Non-competitive entries are still welcome until 30 November.

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1 - 5 May

Riga Sings

Competitive and non-competitive options available; non-competitive options include friendship concerts and evaluation performances before international jurors for informal feedback. Competitive categories include youth choirs, equal voices choirs, mixed choirs, sacred music and folk music. The registration deadline is 10 December.

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27 June - 1 July

Musica Orbis Prague Choir Festival

Prague, Czech Republic

An international choir festival in the city of music and fairytale architecture.
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27 July - 3 August

World Youth Choir 2019

The region of Occitanie, France, will host the 30th anniversary season of the World Youth Choir. The concert tour will include the International Festival of Sacred Music/ World Music at Sylvanès Abbey, Toulouse, the Choralies festival in Vaison-la-romaine and concerts are also planned in Catalonia and Switzerland. Applications are open to high-level choral singers aged between 17 and 26.

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1 - 9 August

EuroChoir 2019

Vaison-la-Romaine, France

Organised every year in a different country, EuroChoir offers the opportunity to young singers to get together to rehearse a challenging programme with renowned conductors, improve their vocal skills and present the results of their work in public concerts. Applications are open to singers between 18 and 30 years old who are good sight readers and ready to prepare scores in advance.

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3 - 10 August

European Choir Games

Gothenburg, Sweden

Non-competitive and competitive options are available at this huge festival, which combines an Open Competition, European Champions Competition and the Grand Prix of Nations. Categories include youth, adult, chamber, sacred music, Gospel, jazz and folk. The registration deadline is 10 December 2018.

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18 - 20 October

Ninth International Competition for Young Conductors, Paris

Open to choral conductors between 18 and 30 years of age.

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23 - 27 October

City of Derry International Choral Festival

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5 - 12 August

Euoropa Cantat Junior Festival

Vilnius, Lithuania

The ninth festival takes place in Lithuania and offers workshops, concerts, open singing and non-choral activities for choirs with young people under 18.

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