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!

Participation Opportunities

This INTERKULTUR event provides you the opportunity to choose from the following options of participation:

Non-competitive participationCompetitive participation
Non-competitive Festival Participation*Competition Categories*
Evaluation Performance*Evaluation Performance*

at least one Friendship Concert Performance included

Competition
Evaluation Performances
Friendship Concerts

"It has been exhausting for all of us, but has been one of the most magical experiences we have had with the choir."

Barnsley Youth Choir, Great Britain

"Canta al Mar was, for sure, one of the best experiences of my ‘choral life’."

César Freitas, Portugal

"I would like to thank you for organising such a FANTASTIC festival! We have had a great time and have some of the best memories of our lives in our minds forever. Everything was organized in a perfect way."

Wim van der Zanden, Netherlands

Registration Information

The official registration deadline has passed on May 29, 2017.

If you did not register your choir yet for organizational reasons, your registration can still be accepted until June 12, 2017.

Please contact us via contact us to discuss further details.

Registration Fee
Event Package
Registration Documents
Visa

Join the INTERKULTUR newsletter

Festivals, Choir Competitions, Sing Along Projects: Learn more about special performance opportunities with the free INTERKULTUR newsletter.

Event Details

Schedule of the Event
Official Events
Venues
Artistic Committee
Tour Options
Organizer

What is music for you? - Canta al mar 2012

DESTINATION

3,5 kilometers of sandy beach, its location directly at the Mediterranean Sea and its proximity to Barcelona make Calella a popular European destination. During the choral festival singers can wonderfully make music, stroll and relax in the contemplative old town with its Catalan and Mediterranean charm.

Since its 650 years of history Calella has developed from a small fishing village into a favoured resort of all nations and age groups. This mixture of modernity, hospitality and Catalan traditions add a special touch to Calella and thus make it an appealing travel destination.

Map

RELATED NEWS

A high-level concert featuring Latvian and Scandinavian contemporary spiritual music. #SinginRiga2017 "Northern Lights" takes place on July 18 in Riga Dome Cathedral. #EuropeanChoirGames #choir #choralsinging #choralmusic Read more: http://ow.ly/4R4l30cJP0L
The winner of the Grand Prize 2017 is Queens of Qoro Quando from Finland! Congratulations! #linz2017