May 9 - 13, 2018 Helsingborg, Sweden
The Swedish International Choir Competition
Sweden – home of outstanding choirs and unique choral sounds from Scandinavia – will host another international INTERKULTUR choir event in spring 2018, following a successful first edition in 2004. The country’s choirs rank among the world’s best ensembles and determine the level of international choir competitions in many years.
A great music festival awaits you in Helsingborg, one of the most exciting places at the northern Baltic Sea. Many competition categories, Evaluation Performances and Individual Coachings as well as intercultural Friendship Concerts open all doors to the participants.
Helsingborg, a city with more than 100,000 residents, is located in Sweden’s south, at the narrowest point of the Öresund, the beautiful strait between Sweden and Denmark.
The city’s cultural life is thriving in recent years: Fans of classic, Jazz and modern music regularly find what they’re looking for. Helsingborg is further one of the few cities in Sweden that has long and beautiful beaches, located just a few minutes’ walk away from the center.
Experience Scandinavian and international choral music in one of Sweden’s oldest cities – Helsingborg is waiting for you!
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!
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