Singing with friends on the Italian sunny island.
The sunny island of Grado and its numerous venues, short walking distances and a historic city centre as well as manifold touristic sights within the region of Trieste and Venice represent the perfect place for a meeting of international choirs. Special highlights are the appearances at the basilica Sant‘Eufemia in Grado and the basilica in Aquileia.
Pedagogical offers such as artistic Evaluation Performances or rehearsals with international choral experts make this festival perfect.
Grado offers all participating singers optimum requirements to get to know new cultures, to establish intercultural friendships and to feel at home.
1st International Choir Festival Puccini 2015
September 30 - October 4, 2015 | Torre del Lago Puccini (Lucca), Italy
The town of Torre del Lago Puccini in Viareggio in the Tuscan Versilia is a picturesque place to combine choral art and touristic activities.
Puccini lived in this idyllic area for several years and now, every summer, performances of his famous operas take place in the huge open-air theater.
Places like Pisa, whose Leaning Tower can be seen from Torre Del Lago Puccini, or Lucca, Massa Carrara and La Spezia (Liguria) are really fantastic places for those keen on organizing excursions in the surrounding area. With this festival, INTEKULTUR will expand its activities in Italy and thus help attract more interest and demands for such unique festival venues, especially in the Mediterranean regions of Europe. And, of course, our competent INTERKULTUR team will make sure that this festival in Tuscany, like all our events, is a brilliant experience for every choir. Regardless of whether you intend to participate in friendship concerts or want to be active participants in the competition, you will find an exactly specified program tailored to your needs.
International Choir Competition and Festival Kalamata 2015
October 14 – 18, 2015 | Kalamata, Greece
Voices and melodies under the Southern Sun
INTERKULTUR’s first international choir competition in Greece – host is the romantic city of Kalamata located on the southern Peloponnese peninsula.
Vibrant, calm and idyllic is not necessarily a contradiction as Kalamata demonstrates in an impressive way. Narrow lanes, a historic old town and the Apostles Church of the 12th century characterize this city and last but not least the sea, the mountains, the wine and the olives.
Singing in the land of gods – this event combines the advantages of an international choir competition with concert possibilities in a culturally significant city.
This international competition offers categories of different levels of difficulty, line-ups and musical genres as well as a relaxed atmosphere with different nations against the impressive backdrop of this South European region.
4th Sing'n'Joy Vienna and 31st International Franz Schubert Choir Competition
May 30 - June 3, 2018 Vienna, Austria
Already for the 31st time, the Franz Schubert Choir Competition and Festival will take place in the European Capital of Music, Vienna. Following the competition’s motto "Sing'n'Joy Vienna" choirs from all over the world will come together from May 30 - June 3, 2018.
The Sing'n'Joy concept focuses on the traditional Schubert competition but also features intercultural meetings and performances in Friendship Concerts.
The competitions will be taking place in the famous Vienna Concert House ("Konzerthaus Wien").
Austria’s capital attracts singers not only with its inspiring musical tradition and its cultural highlights but with the intimate taverns, shops, traditional sweets and delicacies and the historic architecture of breathtaking Austria.
Discover the capital of music and sing with us!
6TH CANTA AL MAR – FESTIVAL CORAL INTERNACIONAL
October 25 - 29, 2017 Calella/Barcelona, Spain
Sing and Fun at the Mediterranean Sea
The festival "Canta al mar" has become an essential activity in INTERKULTUR’s event calendar. Since 2012 choirs from all over the world meet in the city of Calella in Catalonia/Spain and celebrate the international choral festival with plenty of singing and traditional Paella.
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. Enjoy with your choir a happy and relaxed choir event at the Spanish Mediterranean Coast – this festival joins holiday and passion!