17th Int. Festival of Chlidren and Young Choirs “Rainbow”

St. Petersburg

The 17th International Festival of Children and Young Choirs “Rainbow” will be a great chance for choirs from around the world to compete as well as meet other young people from different countries and exchange their musical experience.

The festival is also a opprtunity to visit the beautiful city of Sankt Petersburg, famous for many historical monuments as well as connected with life of well know musicians as Gilnka,Rachmaninoff, Balakierev, Borodin, Prokofiev, Schostakovich, Tchaikovsky and many other important people for world culture as Dostoevsky, Chagall, Faberge, Gogol, Pushkin.

The festival-competition will take place 28-30 March 2014 in State Cappella of Saint-Petersburg, Saint-Petersburg Music-pedagogical college as well as in churches as Peter and Paul Cathedrals and other places.
The goal of the festival is to support and develop  level of children and young choirs  performance  and create a  possibility for exchange of experience of national and foreign conductors. The festival  provides a possibility  to give additional  concerts,  listen to other choirs,  and create contacts  between conductors and singers.


28.03.2014 (Friday) Competition in categories, in the evening additional concerts
29.03.2014 (Saturday) Competition in categories, in the evening Special additional concerts
30.03.2014 (Sunday)  Gala Concert  with prize- giving ceremony, additional Concerts in the  evening

Choirs can take part in following categories :

A1. Children Choirs – singers under  12 years – minimum 16 singers
A2. Children Choirs – singers under  16 years – minimum 16 singers
A3. Equal Voices  Youth  Choirs –singers under 21 years – minimum 16 singers
A4. Mixed Youth Choirs – singers under 21 – minimum 16 singers
A5. Equal Voices  Youth Choirs –singers under 27 years – minimum 16 singers
A6. Mixed Youth Choirs – under  27 years – minimum 16 singers
B 1 . Young Male and Female Choirs – singers under 35 years – minimum 12  singers
B 2 . Young Mixed Choirs – singers under 35 years – minimum 12 singers
C. Vocal Ensembles – singers under 30 years – maximum 12 singers

Interested choirs are asked to submit the application form with all attachments till 30.09.2013

More information:
Visit the Rainbow-Festival website www.petersburgfestival.com