European Choir Games 2017

Sing in Riga 2017: The winners

The results of the first part of the Grand Prix of Nations & European Choir Games

The first Awards Ceremony at the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games is over, and we have found the first Category […]

European Choir Games 2017

Northern Lights – Contemporary Music from the North

Concert and tribute to Christian Ljunggren

“He was a driving force and we are grateful for all his commitment he dedicated to INTERKULTUR and the choral community”, INTERKULTUR […]

European Choir Games 2017

A day at the European Choir Games

Meet Barnsley Youth Choir in Riga

Participating in the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & European Choir Games is more than about competition and singing. In between […]

World Choir Games 2018

Where Africa meets the West

Workshop about South African Music in Riga

This workshop by Michael Barrett and his choir "University of Pretoria Camerata" did not only present South African music culture to roughly […]

European Choir Games 2017

Mingle a sumo wrestler feeling with a kissing gesture

Workshop with the “Nordic Voices” in Riga

A mixture of opera voice, normal singing voice and Gollum voice – this exceptional mixture united in the piece “Aria” by John Cage […]

European Choir Games 2017

Qualifications - July 18

These choirs made it to a higher level

More and more competitions at the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games are already over, thus we're constantly […]

10.0000 Kilometers in order to sing in a country unknown until now

South African choir travels to the European Choir Games in put their choral skill to the test

From the North Cape in Africa to the Northern borders of Europe: The Kimberley Girls’ Choir incurred a long journey crossing nearly half of […]

European Choir Games 2017

Qualified for the next competition – July 17

These choirs made it to a higher level

The first competition at the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games is already over, we’re thus starting to publish the […]

European Choir Games 2017

Prelude in Riga

Opening event with choral sounds from seven participating countries

On Sunday, July 16, 2017 INTERKULTUR and Live Riga officially opened the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games at the […]

European Choir Games 2017

Will it be “Cymru am byth” - “Wales forever” in Riga?

Welsh choir tries to top off its victory at the national choir competition Côr Cymru 2017

This year’s choral journey has not yet come to an end for the Welsh choir Côr Merched Sir Gâr. By winning the national Welsh choir contest […]

European Choir Games 2017

Second for the jury, but first for the audience

The Spīgo choir made the running to represent Latvia at Eurovision Choir of the Year

It was a neck-to-neck race: The Latvian choir Spīgo became winner of “Latvija Dzied!” (Latvia Sings!) and will thus represent Latvia at the  […]

European Choir Games 2017

Broaden your choral horizon

Tickets for choral workshops at the European Choir Games 2017 for sale

Ever tried overtone singing? Interested in experiencing South African choral music first hand? You are into meeting a famous composer face […]

Günter Titsch

Golden Sports Pyramid 2017

INTERKULTUR President Günter Titsch attends the awarding at the German Chancellery in Berlin

INTERKULTUR President Günter Titsch does not only promote the youth in choral singing. In his capacity as a trustee at the Deutsche […]

European Choir Games 2017

Statements from the German choral scene

Jazzchor Freiburg competes at Eurovision Choir of the Year 2017

On July 22 the Jazzchor Freiburg represents Germany at the premiere of “Eurovision Choir of the Year” in Arena Riga. The German choral scene […]

European Choir Games 2017

Wine and song – the recipe for success for the Bela Bartok Male Choir?

Hungarian choir lines up to convince the jury of the Eurovision Choir of the Year competition

Wine and singing are inseparably connected and bear an amazingly rich and colorful treasure of vocal art music and folklore. This conviction […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

"The best year this festival has seen so far"

Spirits were running high on the last day in Wernigerode

It is music. It is not just a line-up of tones. Behind every note there is a secret. It is not just the rhythm. Behind every beat you can […]

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Slovenian choir reaches out for Gold in Riga

Carmen Manet – representing Slovenia at the first Eurovision Choir of the Year contest

Italy, Croatia, China and Switzerland - this choir left all these countries with a gold medal and Latvia will be the next stop on the choral […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

A very special choir in the competition

Tianjin Dolphin Hearing Disabled Children’s Choir in Wernigerode

One's world should not exist without music - and it doesn't have to! The Tianjin Dolphin Hearing Disabled Children's Choir is the best […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

High-level competition closes Wernigeorde: Here are the results

17 Golden, and 10 Silver Diplomas were awarded

Following a fantastic, high-level Grand Prize Competition in Wernigerode the international jury awarded the Johannes Brahms Choir Prize 2017 […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

Benefit Concert in Halberstadt

Stellenberg Girls Choir meets Rundfunk-Jugendchor Wernigerode

What is music? Is it a line-up of tones? In some centuries, it was normal not to have a rhythm written down and just sing the notes freely. […]

European Choir Games 2017

Royal tunes to inspire Arena Riga

Akademisk Kor Århus to represent Denmark at Eurovision Choir of the Year

As one of the leading classical choirs in its home country the “Akademisk Kor Århus’” will be a fantastic choral representative for Denmark […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

„A concert that could not have been better”

Jubilee concert with amarcord in Wernigerode

Mysterious atmosphere in an old church. An unbelievably long, constant tone and voices coming from no-where. This was how began yesterday's […]

European Choir Games 2017

Cultural ambassadors of Estonia

Estonian Television Girls’ Choir to compete at Eurovision Choir of the Year

The Estonian Television Girls’ Choir has developed into one of the world’s best youth choirs under the leadership of the choir’s founder and […]

European Choir Games 2019

Singing in a nation of choristers

In 2019 Gothenburg invites the choral world

Shortly before the start of the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games to take place from July 16-23, 2017 the next […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

Fantastic Opening Concert in Wernigerode

International choirs present their amazing skills

„Singing together brings nations together.“ This INTERKULTUR motto clearly proved to be true last night at Sylvestri church. At the Opening […]

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Belgium’s musical ambassador

Les Pastoureaux will compete in Eurovision Choir of the Year

They have sung for the Royal Family, performed on the occasion of Belgium’s transition to the Euro, and gave concerts at the Palais des […]

European Choir Games 2017

Celebrating its anniversary on the “Eurovision Choir of the Year” Stage

The Upper-Austrian Hard-Chor will represent Austria at the pan-European choir contest

Founded in spring 2007 by enthusiastic singers, the Austrian Hard-Chor decided to celebrate its 10th anniversary where it feels home most: […]

European Choir Games 2017

Elina Garanca will sing one choir’s praise in Riga

The Latvian mezzo-soprano is part of the jury of the ”Eurovision Choir of the Year” TV-Show

The European Broadcasting Union, organizer of the Eurovision Song Contest, added a new member to its musical TV family: The “Eurovision […]

World Choir Games 2018

World Choir Games 2018 in progress

Collaboration between South Africa and Germany is running well

In 2018 the 10th World Choir Games explore a new continent: For the first time the world’s largest international choir competition will come […]

European Choir Games 2017

Crossing the Bridges: Grand Concert of Children and Youth Choirs

How to conquer national, religious and emotional borders by the means of choral music

A never-to-be-forgotten performance of children’s and youth choirs named “Crossing the Bridges” aims to capture the audience of the Grand […]


Famous conductor Yan Liangkun passed away

INTERKULTUR President Günter Titsch sent a letter of condolences

Mr. Yan Liangkun, famous conductor of the China National Symphony Orchestra, one of the founders of chorus art enterprise in China, passed […]

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Latvian and Scandinavian Contemporary Spiritual Music Concert

The spiritual and secular music of contemporary composers will be the focus of a high-level musical performance in Riga Dome Cathedral on […]

Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival

Queens of Qoro Quando wins in Linz

Results of the Int. Anton Bruckner Choir Competition

Queens of Qoro Quando is the winner of the Anton Bruckner Choir Prize 2017 and receives a prize money of EUR 2000. Congratulations! After a […]

Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival

Anton Bruckner’s „Mass no.1“opens choir competition Linz

International singers celebrate the composer’s famous work

Yesterday evening’s Opening Concert in the New Linz Cathedral (Mariendom) perfectly summed up the essence and atmosphere of the biannual Int […]

Sing'n'Pray Kobe

Music from Kobe: Bach Collegium Japan

Choirs from Kobe and Tokyo formed the internationally renowned Bach Collegium Japan

The capital of the Hyogo Prefecture is not only hosting the International Choir Festival & Competition Sing'n'Pray Kobe but also home of an […]

Vietnam International Choir Competition

Vietnam has found its choral Grand Prize Winner

Choirs were awarded in Hoi An

A hot and energetic choir competition has come to an end in Hoi An. In the morning the best choirs – selected by the international jury – […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

“Find the balance between technical proficiency and passion”

Juror Michael Barrett about adjudicating, competing and his love for choral music

Michael Barrett from South Africa is conductor of several choirs, among others the award-winning University of Pretoria Camerata and a […]

Vietnam International Choir Competition

Another fantastic Opening Ceremony in Hoi An

Vietnam International Choir Competition starts all over again

It was in 2011 when INTERKULTUR organized in Hoi An the first-ever international choir competition in the history of Vietnam. Yesterday […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata

Dedicated to numerous tasks

More than a choir - Chorodia Lykeiou Ton Ellinidon Kalamatas

Taking part in a choir competition is a huge task for singers and conductors alike – all the more if the choir members do not focus on […]


ON STAGE in Florence 2017

Six choirs meet in beautiful Tuscany

The ON STAGE series stopped in Florence, Italy, last weekend – May 25-28, 2017 - for a non-competitive festival featuring two international […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

5 times in a row!

Youth Coral Santa Maria of Pineda de Mar is Calella’s most faithful participant

Canta al mar – Festival Coral Internacional faces its sixth edition in Calella this October. Again represented this year will be the […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata

Girls Choir Canzone goes on a journey to Greece

Award-winning group from Estonia joins choir competition in Kalamata

35 choirs have already registered to participate in the 2nd International Kalamata Choir Competition & Festival. One of them is the Girls […]

European Choir Games 2017

Germany – 12 points in Riga?

The Jazzchor Freiburg represents Germany at European choir competition

Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), The Choir, The Voice of Germany and many more - numerous TV stations have come across the fascination of […]

European Choir Games 2017

Sing Along with the World Festival Singers

“The Creation” in Riga is a highlight of the Grand Prix of Nations & European Choir Games

410 singers from all over the world will meet in Riga for a distinguished performance of Joseph Haydn's "The Creation" in Riga Dome […]


Farewell to Prof. Waldo Aránguiz, Chile

Founding member of the World Choir Games passed away

The international choral world is sad about the loss of Prof. Waldo Aránguiz at the age of 90. His reputation as composer, conductor and […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

Vamos a Calella!

Sing and celebrate on the Spanish coast

The Spanish coast has always topped the list of favorite choral destinations and this year again Canta al Mar Calella 2017 (October 25-29, […]

Sing'n'Pray Kobe

Sing'n'Pray Kobe 2018 - Remembering the ones lost

Choral commemoration unites singers of all faiths and nations in Japan

This INTERKULTUR event from January 25 - 29, 2018, combined with the so called "Pray from Kobe Concert" in Japan, commemorates the victims […]

European Choir Games 2017

Go and cover Riga’s hot choral summer 2017

Media accreditation now open

Media accreditation is now open for the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games to take place from July 16-23, 2017 in […]

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Hainan invites the world to sing

International Choir Festival to take place from November 18-24, 2017

The China Chorus Association, the Hainan Federation of literature and arts as well as the Haikou Municipal People’s Government are happy to […]

Asia Pacific Choir Games 2017

Choirs from the host city look forward to join the Asia Pacific Choir Games 2017

Today in focus: Methodist College Choir

Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital will be a hub for Asia-Pacific Choral Music this fall. Thousands of participants from a host of competing […]