The 8th edition of Varsovia Cantat – International Warsaw Choir Festival will be held from 26th to 28th October 2012 in Chopin Hall in Warsaw.
The festival is focusing on a cappella music and is open for all amateur choirs from Poland and abroad. Choirs may participate in one of the following categories and compete for hand made statuettes of GOLDEN LYRE.:
- Mixed choirs adults (singers above 18 years old)
- Equal voices choirs adults (male, female – singers above 18 years old)
- Mixed choirs youth (singers under 24 years old)
- Equal voices choirs youth (male, female, boys’, girls’, children’s – singers under 24 years old)
In all categories 15% of the singers may be older or younger than above requirements, minimum is 16 singers, all must be amateurs.
Non-competitive choirs participate in Gala and 2 additional concerts.
Head of the jury will be composer Romuald Twardowski together with Jury members from Austria, Hungary, Singapore and Poland. Deadline for submission of application form with attachments is 30th May 2012.
More information and also rules and application form here: www.varsoviacantat.pl