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  Kalendář mezinárodních zahraničních i některých domácích sborových akcí, které se pravidelně opakují v přibližně stejných termínech.
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Mezinárodní sborové festivaly  květen - červen 2016
(podobné termíny v roce 2017 - 2020)
 
World of Choirs 
Italy, 1-4 May 2016 

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. 
Apply before 1 Apr 2016. 
Contact: Fiestalonia Milenio, SLU, Email: nika@fiestalonia.net  - Website: www.fiestalonia.net 

Budapest/Vienna Choir Festival, 
Hungary/Austria, May 2016. 

Individual and festival concerts under the direction of Larry Wyatt. 
Contact: KIconcerts, 
Email: info@KIconcerts.com  - Website: www.KIconcerts.com  

Sea Sun Festival & Competition 
Costa Brava, Spain, 1-6 May, 12-17 June, 3-8 July, 18-23 Sep 2016 

Competition of various genres in choral and vocal singing, open to amateurs and professional teams of all ages. Apply before 1 Apr 2016. 
Contact: Fiestalonia Milenio, SLU, 
Email: nika@fiestalonia.net  - Website: www.fiestalonia.net  

14th Venezia in Musica, International Choir Competition and Festival 
Venice and Caorle, Italy, 1-5 May 2016. 

For all kinds of choirs from all around the world. 
Apply before 30 Nov 2015. 
Contact: Meeting Music Inh. Piroska Horvath e. K., 
Email: info@meeting-music.com  - Website: www.meeting-music.com  

Sing’n’Joy Vienna 2016 3rd Choir Festival & 30th International Franz Schubert Choir Competition 
Austria, 4-8 May 2016. 

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  

Costa Barcelona Music Festival 
Spain, 4-8 May 2016.
 
For choirs and orchestras from around the world. 
Apply before 1 Mar 2016. 
Contact: MusikReisenFaszination Music Festivals, 
Email: info@mrf-musicfestivals.com  - Website: www.mrf-musicfestivals.com  

10th European Festival of Youth Choirs 
Basel, Switzerland, 4-8 May 2016 

Renowned platform for 18 highest qualified children s and youth choirs (age limit 25) from Europe. During five days the participating choirs give over 40 concerts for an enthusiastic audience of around 25,000 spectators. All singers are accommodated in local host families. They meet other outstanding choirs in workshops, at parties and on a boat trip. Apply before 31 Jan 2015. 
Contact: Europäisches Jugendchor Festival Basel, Kathrin Renggli, 
Email: info@ejcf.ch  - Website: www.ejcf.ch  

Queen of the Adriatic Sea Choral Festival and Competition 
Cattolica, Italy, 4-8 May 2016 

Competition for Equal Voices, Mixed, Chamber, Youth, Children, Sacred Music, Folk and Spiritual Choirs. Concerts at the beautiful San Leo medieval cathedral. 
Apply before 31 Mar 2016. 
Contact: Queen Choral Festival and Competition, 
Email: office@queenchoralfestival.org  - Website: www.queenchoralfestival.org  

16th International Julio Villarroel Choir Festival 
Margarita Island, Venezuela, 4-8 May 2016 

Non competitive Festival. Concerts, workshops and conferences by famous conductors from Venezuela and abroad. Contact: The Julio Villarroel Foundation 
Email: luisglines@gmail.com  

Vaasa International Choir Festival 
Vaasa, Finland, May 4-8, 2016 

Festival for all choir categories. 
For invited choirs the local costs will be covered by the festival. 
www.vaasachoirfestival.fi  

International choral festival „NANCY voix du monde“ 
Nancy, France, May 4-8, 2016 

Festival for all choir categories. 
For invited choirs the local costs will be covered by the festival. 
www.chantchoral.org   

FAKS Sings 2016 (Amateur Cultural Creation Festival) 
Rovinj, Croatia, 5-8 May & 9-12 June 2016. 

International cultural, educational and entertaining event which unites choir-singing, brass-band, and acting festivals. It emerged from the idea of lifelong learning and love for amateur creation. 
Contact: FAKS - Amateur Cultural Creation Festival, 
Email: ines.kovacic.drndic@maistra.hr - Website: http://festivalistra.com/en/  

Sing Along Concert in Vienna 
Austria, 6-8 May 2016. 

For singers from all around the world. Contact: Interkultur e.V., 
Email: mail@interkultur.com  - Website: www.interkultur.com  

6th World Choir Festival on Musical, 
Thessaloniki, Greece, 6-8 May 2016. 

For all types of choirs and vocal ensembles all over the world. Contact: Choir Korais, Email: choirkorais94@gmail.com - Website: www.xorodiakorais.com  

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Stockholm, 
Sweden, 12-15 May 2016
 
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/  

6th Kaunas Cantat International Choir Festival and Competition 
Kaunas, Lithuania, 12-15 May 2016. 

Concerts in city halls, churches, choir competition in many categories. 
Contact: Kaunas club "Cantate Domino", 
Email: info@kaunascantat.lt  - Website: www.kaunascantat.lt  

XX International Statys Simkus Choir Competition 
Klaip?da (Lithuania), May 13-15, 2016. 

Competitions is open to mixed, male, female, youth, children‘s choirs. 
Deadline for application is 11th of January, 2016. 
Contact: simkus.competition.lt@gmail.com; aukuras@ku.lt 
Website: www.ssimkus.ku.lt  ; www.choralfestivalnetwork.org  
Facebook: www.fb.com/InternationalChoirCompetition  

International Antalya Youth Festival 
Antalya, Turkey, 14-20 May 2018 

Applications should be sent by e-mail by March 31st, 2016 
E-mail: fomged@fomgedclub.com ; www.fomgedclub.com  

4th Vándor-Révész Festival and 2nd Choral Competition of Budapest, 
Hungary, 19-22 May 2016. 

Choirs may participate to the festival and the competition together or only one of these events.
Contact: Budapesti Vándor-Révész Festival 
Email: vandor.fesztival@gmail.com  - Website: http://fesztival.vandorkorus.hu  

2016 Podium, Igniting Ideas, Sharing Voices, 
Edmonton AB, Canada, 19-22 May 2016
 
Festival including 15 concerts that showcase the diversity of choral music in Canada and beyond, school concerts, pop-up performances and sharing concerts. Interest sessions and lecture recital proposals are invited on a range of topics including conducting technique, choral/vocal music education, choral repertoire, performance, composition, arts administration, and use of technology. Sessions exploring innovation and/or best practice are highly encouraged. 
Apply before: 15 May 2015. 
Contact: Alberta Choral Federation 
Email: info@albertachoralfederation.ca  - Website: www.podiumconference.ca  

Festival Filadelfia 2016 
Filadelfia, Italy, 19-23 May 2016 

For equal voices, mixed, children and youth, folk, Gospel/Spiritual choirs. Contact: Associazione Musicale Melody, Email: associazionemelody@libero.it  - Website:www.associazione-melody.com  

6th Šiauliai Cantat International Choir Festival and Competition 
Šiauliai, Lithuania, 19-22 May 2016 

Concerts in city halls, churches, choir competition in many categories. 
Contact: Kaunas club "Cantate Domino", 
Email: info@kaunascantat.lt  - Website: www.kaunascantat.lt  

International Choir Competition Zadar Croatia, 
Zadar, Croatia, 19-22 May 2016. 

Open to choirs consisting of amateur singers exclusively, in three categories: mixed (at least 16 singers), men’s, or women’s (at least 12 singers). 
Contact: International Choir Competition Zadar Croatia, Email: info@zadarchoirs.com  - Website: www.zadarchoirs.com/en/  

Mayo International Choral Festival 
Ireland, 25-29 May 2016 

Involvement with choirs from the Mayo County, local performances, concert tour in different cities of the county, competition and a Gala Concert at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar, Competition categories: mixed, female and male choirs, Sacred Music and Gospel Choirs, Gaelic or Celtic Language pieces. 
Contact: Mayo International Choral Festival, 
Email: info@mayochoral.com  - Website: www.mayochoral.com  

Venezia Music Festival 2016, 
Italy, 25-29 May 2016 

International festival of choirs and orchestras. 
Contact: MusikReisenFaszination Music Festivals, 
Email: info@mrf-musicfestivals.com  - Website: www.mrf-musicfestivals.com  

11th Festa Choralis Bratislava 
Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 25-29 May 2016.
 
Festival and competition including 19 categories. For all kind of choirs from around the world. 
Contact: Festa Musicale, 
Email: info@festamusicale.com  - Website: www.festamusicale.com/eng/festa-choralis-bratislava-2016  

International Choir Festival Corearte Senior 2016 
Island of Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 25-29 May 2016. 

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  

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Florence, 
Italy, 26-29 May 2016. 

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/  

45th International Competition Florilège Vocal de Tours, 
France, 27-29 May 2016.
 
Three categories: mixed choirs, mixed vocal ensembles, equal voices (male or female). Two rounds and Grand Prix. International competition for children’s and youth choirs. 
Contact: Florilège Vocal de Tours, 
Email: contact@florilegevocal.com  - Website: www.florilegevocal.com  

Festival Riviera 2016 Nice Choir Festival 
France, June 2016. 

Individual and festival concerts under the direction of Henry Leck. Contact: KIconcerts, Email:info@KIconcerts.com  - Website: www.KIconcerts.com  

6th International Choir festival "Chernomorski zvutsi" 
June 1- 5, 2016 - Balchik, Bulgaria, Europe 

The festival is open to all kinds of choirs, combining competition, festival programme and workshops. 
Five days in the beautiful seaside town just for € 60, € 80 or € 90, accommodation with breakfast and dinner! 
The deadline for submission of application forms is 15 February 2016. 
For more information check our web page: http://www.chernomorskizvutsi.com/  
E-mail: festival@chenomorskizvutsi.com  


44th International Choir Festival of Songs 
Olomouc, Czech Republic, 1-6 June 2016 

International choir festival of sacred and clerical music, Musica Religiosa Competition for choirs in all categories from all around the world. 
Contact: Festa Musicale, 
Email: info@festamusicale.com  - 
Website: www.festamusicale.com    
 
International Vocal Espoo Festival 2016 
Espoo, Finland, June 1-7, 2016
 
Concerts, courses and competition for all choir categories. 
Monetary prizes. 
http://www.vocalespoo.fi  

Ireland 2016 Choir Festival 
Galway and Dublin, Ireland, June 2016. 

Individual and festival concerts under the direction of Elena Sharkova. 
Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com  - Website: www.KIconcerts.com  

International Competition for a composition of sacred music Francesco Siciliani 
Perugia, Italy, 1 June 2016
 
Open to participants of any nationality, without any age limit. Composition on a set text for unaccompanied choir, or choir with organ accompaniment. Competition organized under the patronage of the Pontifical Council for Culture. Contact: Fondazione Perugia Musica Classica Onlus, 
Email: direzartistica@perugiamusicaclassica.com  - Website:www.perugiamusicaclassica.com  

Passion of Italy Choral Festival with Craig Hella Johnson 
Rome, Italy, June 2016. 

Individual concerts, immersion in the great history of Rome, sightseeing and performances with peers in the greatest venues. 
Contact: KIconcerts, 
Email: info@KIconcerts.com  - Website: www.KIconcerts.com  

ON STAGE with Interkultur in Barcelona 
Spain, 2-5 June 2016. 

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/  

6th International Wroclaw Choir Festival Vratislavia Sacra, 
Poland, 3-5 June 2016. 

Wroclaw is European Capital of Culture 2016. Festival focusing on sacred music of different style and origin. Choirs can compete in one of the 7 categories for St Cecilia statuettes. Evening concerts. 
Apply before 29.02.2016 
Contact: MELODY & Polonia Cantat, 
Email: info@vratislaviasacra.pl  - Website: www.vratislaviasacra.pl  

Music & Fun - Limerick Sings International Choral Festival, 
Limerick, Ireland, 7-12 June 2016. 

Limerick Sings hosts both Irish and International choirs for three days of non-competitive music and song. Artistic Director: Jeffrey Benson (USA). 
Contact: Perform International, 
Email: info@performinternational.com  - Website: www.perform-international.com  

44th International Choir Festival of Songs, 
Czech Republic, 8-12 June 2016. 

Mundi Cantant: international choir competition; Mundi Cantant superior: international choir competition with obligatory songs. For all kind of choirs from around the world. 
Contact: Festa Musicale, 
Email: info@festamusicale.com  - Website: www.festamusicale.com  

7th International Krakow Choir Festival Cracovia Cantans, 
Poland, 9-12 June 2016. 

For all kinds of choirs, 9 categories, many concert opportunities. Gala concert in Krakow Philharmonic. 
Apply before 15 Dec 2015. 
Contact: MELODY & Polonia Cantat, 
Email: mail@krakowchoirfestival.pl  - Website: www.krakowchoirfestival.pl   

Krakow International Festival 
Poland, 9-13 June 2016. 

Perform alongside international choirs during adjudicated and non-adjudicated performances in Poland’s medieval center of culture, art and academics. Perform in the Karlowicz Music School, the Krakow Philharmonic, and some of the city’s most beautiful churches! 
Contact: Music Contact International, 
Email: travel@music-contact.com  - Website: www.music-contact.com  

10th International Choir Festival Harmonia 
Harmanli, Bulgaria, 10-13 June 2016 

Non competitive festival for all kind of choirs. 
Contact: Mixed Choir Slavej, Gencho Donchev, President, 
Email: harmchoir@yahoo.com or harmchoir@abv.bg  - Website: www.harmchoir.org  

The 1st Limburger Male Choir Festival 
that includes an International Male Choir Competition 
on 12 June 2016 
Limburg on the Lahn, Germany, 10 to 12 June 2016 

Contacts: hans-joachim.schupp@caecilia.de 
Cäcilia Choirs Lindenholzhausen 
+49(0)6433 943840 
+49(0)172 6724922 
www.limburger-maennerchor-festival.com  
https://www.facebook.com/LimburgerMaennerchorFestival  


Grieg International Choir Festival & NINA Solo Competition 
for Young Voices 
Bergen, Norway, June 16-19, 2016 

Application date 1 February 2016 
www.greigfestival.no  
e-mail: post@greigfestival.no  

Musica Sacra Bratislava 
Slovak Republic, 16-19 June 2016 

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 2016. 
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, 
Email: info@choral-music.sk  - Website: www.choral-music.sk  

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Countdown 
Japan, 19-27 June 2016 

Join other singers from across the U.S. in this grand musical salute to our fellow Japanese choristers as they start the countdown towards the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo. Artistic Director: Miguel Ángel Felipe (USA). 
Contact: Perform International 
Email: info@performinternational.com  - Website: www.perform-international.com  

Per Musicam Ad Astra International Copernicus Choir Festival and Competition 
Torun, Poland, 18-22.06.2016 

Contact: info@meeting-music.com  
Website: http://www.pmaa.pl/  

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Countdown 
Japan, 19-27 June 2016. 

Join other singers from across the U.S. in this grand musical salute to our fellow Japanese choristers as they start the countdown towards the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo. Artistic Director: Miguel Ángel Felipe (USA). 
Contact: Perform International, 
Email: info@performinternational.com  - Website: www.perform-international.com  


Prima Voce Itali’a, Explore & Inspire - The Maestro Festival Tour 
Italy, 20-28 June 2016 

Educational performance event for high school, college and community choirs. Program including world-class faculty, performances that are artistically and historically connected to each city, workshops/clinics, intercultural and musical exchanges with an Italian choir and faculty, and rehearsal schedule to maximize each chorister’s Italian experience. With Anton Armstrong and Daren Kennedy. 
Contact: Perform International 
Email: info@performinternational.com  - Website: www.perform-international.com  

Rome International Choral Festival 
Italy, 22-26 June 2016 

Featuring Mass participation at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican and a formal finale concert at Rome’s famed Saint Mary above Minerva Basilica under the baton of Z. Randall Stroope. 
Contact: Music Celebrations International, LLC 
Email: info@som50fest.org  - Website: www.romechoralfestival.org  

Féile Córúil Dublin Choral Festival with Dr. Kevin Fenton 
Ireland, 22-26 June 2016 

This festival will celebrate this great heritage of Celtic musical inspiration. For mixed-voice choirs and individual singers from a variety of background joining together to sing en masse. Three days of rehearsals will lead participants to a grand finale performance in the historic medieval cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral Dublin. 
Contact: Music Celebrations International, LLC, 
Email: info@musiccelebrations.com  - Website: http://dublinchoralfestival.org/ 

19th Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival 
Alto Adige-Südtirol, Italy, 22-26 June 2016
 
Non-competitive festival in the heart of the Dolomites: concerts, open-air reviews, day-meetings. 
Contact: Alta Pusteria Festival Office, 
Email: info@festivalpusteria.org  - Website: www.festivalpusteria.org  

Serenade! Washington, DC Choral Festival 
USA, 23-27 June 2016. 

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  

International Choral Festival in Tuscany 
Italy, 23-27 June 2016 

Join choirs from around the world in the heart of Tuscany to perform in venues throughout the region. Hear the other guest choirs sing at the Tettucio Spa, and exchange with Italian choirs during friendship concerts in churches and theaters. By invitation of the city of Montecatini Terme, this festival includes time to explore Florence, Pisa and Lucca during an amazing four days of choral music in the rolling Tuscan hills. 
Contact: Music Contact International, 
Email: travel@music-contact.com  - Website: http://tuscany.music-contact.com/  

Festival Coral de Verão, Lisbon 
Portugal, 24-27 June 2016. 

Partake in international choral competitions and immerse your choirs in the historical and cultural district of Belém. Choirs will have performance opportunities at various landmarks including UNESCO World Heritage site - Jerónimos Monastery. Organised by EGEAC and SourceWerkz. 
Contact: SourceWerkz 
Email: info@sourcewerkz.com  - Website: http://pscf.sourcewerkz.com/  

17th Crescent City Choral Festival 
New Orleans, USA, 24-28 June 2016 

For treble chorus (age range between 10 & 18). Conductors: Cheryl Dupont and Paul Caldwell. Contact: New Orleans Children’s Chorus, 
Email: nocc787@bellsouth.net  - Website: www.neworleanschildrenschorus.org  

Embrace & Explore - The Power of Song, Vilnius, Riga & Tallinn, 
Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia, 25 June-3 July 2016. 

Educational and cultural immersion program allowing choristers to learn about the history and significance of music in the Baltic Countries. Artistic Director: Geoffrey Boers. Contact: Perform International, Email: info@performinternational.com  - Website: www.perform-international.com  

Notes of Joy Austria 2016 Choir Festival 
Austria, 27 June-1 July 2016 

Individual and festival concerts under the direction of Rollo Dilworth. 
Contact: KIconcerts, Email: info@KIconcerts.com  - Website: www.KIconcerts.com  

1st Annual Prague Choral Celebration Sing Dvorák, Rutter, Brubeck, and more, in the world-renowned Smetana Hall, Czech Republic, 27 June-1 July 2016. 
A Trio of Te Deums celebrating the great heritage of Czech musical inspiration and featuring a large chorus consisting of individual singers and mixed-voice choirs. Three days of rehearsals under the baton of esteemed choral conductor Dr. William Skoog will culminate in a grand performance at the Smetana Hall, home of the Prague Symphony Orchestra. Contact: Music Contact International, 
Email: travel@music-contact.com  - Website: http://praguechoralcelebration.org/   

The Rhythms of One World 2016 Festival 
Geneva, Switzerland, 27 June-3 July 2016 

For youth and adult choirs from all nations with programs that include choral works in folklore, regional sacred, contemporary and national pop music. Artistic Director: Yin Chu Jo. Contact: Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, Email: yinchu@faf.org  - Website: www.faf.org  

International festival of choirs and orchestras in Budapest 
Hungary, 29 June-3 July 2016
 
For choirs and orchestras from all around the world. 
Contact: MusikReisenFaszination Music Festivals 
Email: info@mrf-musicfestivals.com  - Website: www.mrf-musicfestivals.com  

Mozart International Choral Festival 
Salzburg, Austria, 29 June-3 July 2016 

Three days of festival rehearsals, mingling side-by-side with singers from a variety of backgrounds under the direction of Jo-Michael Scheibe (USA). János Czifra, Domkapellmeister of the Dom, will conduct Mozart’s Mass in C Major, «Coronation,» KV 317, accompanied by the Salzburger Domorchester. 
Contact: Music Celebrations International, LLC, 
Email: info@musiccelebrations.com  - Website:www.musiccelebrations.com/festivals/2015/mozart.html  

Slovakia Folk 2016 
Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 30 June-3 July 2016 

Festival of folklore music and dance ensembles. 
Apply before April 15th 2016. 
Contact: Bratislava Music Agency, 
Email: info@choral-music.sk  - Website: www.choral-music.sk  

International Festival Verona Garda Estate 
Verona, Brescia, Mantua, Vicenza, Italy, June-July 2016
 
For all choirs of all types. 
Contact: Prof. Giuliano Rinaldi 
Email: info@festivalveronagardaestate.eu  - Website: www.festivalveronagardaestate.eu  

8th edition of the Festival I Castelli Incantati 
Rome (Castelli area), Italy from 30th June to 3th July 2016 

Registration deadline: 31 March 2016 
Contact: TRIVIUM Musica Eventi Cultura 
Via del Casaletto 40 I-00151 Rome 
phone: +39 tel. 06 53096944 mobile: +39 338 5355979 
http://www.castellincantati.it  
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