World Choir Games 2018

"There is a lot of friendliness that you will experience"

Ludumo Magangane, member of the World Choir Council, about the World Choir Games to be held in Tshwane, South Africa

What does it mean to you personally having the World Choir Games 2018 in your home country? Having the World Choir Games 2018 in South […]

World Choir Games 2018

Tshwane – Destination with a difference

Host city of the World Choir Games 2018 is a visitor attraction

Welcome to Tshwane, a panoramic city that offers its visitors many beautiful vistas that will enrich their stay at any time of the year.  […]

World Choir Games 2018

South Africa to host 10th World Choir Games

Olympic Games of Choral Music take place on the African continent for the first time

INTERKULTUR, the leading organizer of international choir competitions and festivals will celebrate its 30th jubilee in 2018 with a […]

Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

Festival Opening in the singing city Pohlheim

Singing and Celebrating at the Chorfest in the home of INTERKULTUR

On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of two choirs from Hesse – "Harmonie' 1906" and "Sängerkranz 1876" – the little village Pohlheim in […]

World Choir Games 2016

One Song – One World

Official Song of the World Choir Games 2016

Everybody remembers "I Can", the rousing and universal song that sounded in Cincinnati 2012 and inspired the singers from all over to join […]

European Choir Games 2017

Sing where you can!

Friendship Concerts bring music to whole Latvia

Friendship concerts are a meeting point for international choirs to get to know each other and learn the music cultures from different […]

Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

Competition premiere for LahnVokal

Newly established ensemble premieres on stage in front of the jury

The history of LahnVokal is still too short for a long report… LahnVokal is a project choir that was founded in December 2015 out of three […]

Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

Men’s Choir Germania Freiendiez

A traditional choir at the competition in Pohlheim

Only a few more days and the time has come: 46 national choirs will competition at the Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg. The competitions will […]

International Choral Scene

Pohlheim celebrates the Day of Music

The German Music Council calls for a singing together

According to the Motto "Welcome in Germany – Music makes home" the Day of Music will take place from June 17-19, 2016 in Germany. Already […]

Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

Inspire the world through singing

A short introduction of the choir "Chorona Buseck e.V."

"It’s Thuesday evening: Voices, hugs, chair-moving. About 50 people have gathered in the Brandsburg in Alten-Buseck near Gießen and are […]

Corfu International Festival & Choir Competition

Grab the world heritage

Registration deadline extended to June 13

After last year’s first successful festival in Greece INTERKULTUR brings now the choirs to another Greek destination: Corfu. From October […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

Familiar faces in Calella

The Aventura Chamber Choir joins the choral festival for the second time

This fall, from October 19 – 23, the beautiful city on the Mediterranean Sea will be made resound by to date 50 choirs from 24 different […]

Vietnam International Choir Competition

Vietnam – discover the land of the ascending dragon

Choir competition in Hoi An presents traditional experiences

In these days it’s only one more year to go until the world of choirs will be meeting for the 5th time already for the choir competition in […]

Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

Men’s Choir „Eintracht“ 1869 Breidenstein

A choir of long tradition will be guest in Pohlheim

Next weekend, from June 17-19, 2016, 46 German choirs will compete in a national competition, organized by Hessian choirs "Harmonie" and […]

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Back to Cincinnati!

Meet INTERKULTUR at the Chorus America Conference

Cincinnati USA was the host of the 7th World Choir Games in 2012, in 2016 it welcomes conductors, composers and choral mangers for Chorus […]

Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

Afterwork Choir

You can never sing enough!

On the occasion of the anniversary of two local choirs – "Harmonie" and "Sängerkranz" – choirs will bring the Hessian Pohlheim to sound from […]

World Choir Games 2018

Host city of the World Choir Games 2018 to be announced

On June 17 the choral world will get great news

2018 is a festive year for INTERKULTUR: The world’s leading organizer of international choral competitions and festivals will be celebrating […]

Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

The Men’s Quintet „Handvoll“

Hessian dialect and sacred choral music at the national competition

The Male Quintet "Handvoll" was founded in 2005 out of the Men’s Choir of the choral association "Sängerlust" 1881 Oppenrod E.V. near […]

Golden State Choral Trophy

What’s behind "O Magnum Mysterium"?

Lauridsen allows workshop attendees deep insights in his musical work

Morten Lauridsen is one of the most frequently performed American choral composers. During the choral festival Golden State Choral Trophy […]

Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

Young Voices Mittenaar

Local choirs singing at the choir competition in the home region of INTERKULTUR

In a few weeks the Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg (17.-19. Juni) will take place in the small town Pohlheim near Gießen. Besides three […]


Celebration Singers ON STAGE in Stockholm

A Swedish-American exchange

The Roane State Community College Celebration Singers from Harriman, Tennessee, were recently ON STAGE in Stockholm and had an amazing time. […]


New Event in Italy: Along the tracks of St. Francis

VOICES FOR PEACE meet in Assisi

INTERKULTUR adds a new destination to its map of choral events: From April 19-23, 2017 choirs from all over the world are invited to join an […]

World Choir Games 2016

30 Seconds for INTERKULTUR

Russian Choirs look forward to welcoming the international guests

The first part of our series "30 seconds for INTERKULTUR" has been introduced here. Now it's time for choirs from the host Russia to express […]

European Choir Games 2017

Memories of the World Choir Games 2014

Come back to Riga in 2017!

The World Choir Games 2014 were the largest in the event's history. Riga and the Singing Nation Latvia were excellent hosts for this […]

Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

Popchor Mainstimmig

Choir from Frankfurt will be guest in the singing city Pohlheim

From June 17-19 the small town Pohlheim, well-known through its strong choral tradition, will be made resound by choirs from entire Germany […]

Corfu International Festival & Choir Competition

Megaron opens the doors

Athens' famous Concert Hall invites to INTERKULTUR's Gala Concert

In a few months, from October 12-16, 2016 the 1st Corfu International Festival & Choir Competition will take place on the green Island in […]

Vietnam International Choir Competition

Discover beautiful Vietnam

Traditional handicraft villages are a popular touristic hot spot

Handicrafts have a long tradition in Vietnam. In former times the people living in small villages made handicraft works to meet their own […]

Competitions & Festivals

Berlin 2017: Learning from the experts

Nicolas Fink and the Berlin Radio choir invite individual singers for a workshop

On the occasion of the Grand Prix of Nations Berlin 2017 which unite choirs from all parts of the world from February 1-5, 2017 ambitious […]

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Prelude to Sochi tour through China

Successful workshop sessions come to a close

From May 10 - 20 a “Prelude to Sochi” tour including several workshops for choral conductors and choirs in preparation for the World Choir […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

Singing, sun, beach and the sea

Scandinavian choirs love the festival on the Spanish Mediterranean coast

Already for the 5th time the International Choir Competition and & Festival "Canta al mar" in Calella/Barcelona, to be held from October […]

Lanna Int. Choir Competition

Local groups look forward to their international guests

Two choirs from Thailand join the competition

Today is the last chance to register for the 1st Lanna International Choir Competition in Chiang Mai, Thailand from October 19-23, 2016. […]

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We would love to hear more from you!

These are our Sing Along Projects in 2016, 2017 and 2018

Just returned from the Sing Along Concert with the Berlin Radio Coir and Simon Halsey in Vienna, the next exciting projects for individual […]

Sing'n'Joy Vienna

A proud anniversary in Vienna

Afterthoughts on the 30th International Franz Schubert Choir Competition

1600 singers from 19 nations had travelled to the anniversary event of the Franz Schubert Choir Competition in Vienna at the beginning of […]

Choir Stories

Two Men’s Choirs from Romania are ready for Sochi

INTERKULTUR presents the participating choirs of the World Choir Games 2016

Only a few weeks left until the 9th World Choir Games 2016 in Sochi will start. In order to shorten the waiting time INTERKULTUR wants to […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

The jury for Calella is selected

These international choral experts will assess your performances

From October 19-23, 2016 choirs from all over the word will come to Calella/Barcelona and will compete in different competition categories […]

European Choir Games 2017

Singing nation(s), singing Europe

In Riga it’s not all about competition

2017 is the year of the European Choir Games. How to become the European Choir Champion or Winner of the Grand Prix of Nations in Riga […]

World Rankings

Update of the INTERKULTUR World Rankings

The latest success stories of top class choirs

Following the first INTERKULTUR events in 2016 the world rankings have been updated. By now all results of the following competitions are […]

Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival

From Bad Ischl via Vienna to Linz

New program for Sing'n'Joy concert attracts choirs in the popular alpine region

The past INTERKULTUR competitions in cozy Austria are just a short time over, but the international choral music scene can already look […]

Lanna Int. Choir Competition

Age-old traditions in the modern world

Choir competition in Thailand combines Asian culture and musical experience

Thailand is strongly recommended to those who’d like to experience Asia and Asian culture. In Thailand you can find a variety of cultural […]

Sing'n'Joy Princeton

Special Guests to perform at Sing’n’Joy Princeton

Welcome to the American Boy Choir!

One of the best-known choirs in the United States will perform at the INTERKULTUR event Sing’n’Joy Princeton, which is going to be held in […]


Swedish conductor Bosse Johansson has passed away

Obituary by Christian Ljunggren

My very good friend and Swedish conductor colleague Bosse Johansson has suddenly passed away in the beautiful month of May in his home in […]


Learning and Singing with INTERKULTUR

Exciting pedagogical programs with choral experts from all over the world

Pedagogical proposals belong to INTERKULTUR events since its beginnings. So Evaluation performances, Individual Coachings with international […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Bad Ischl

International choirs sang for spring

24 choirs from 14 nations made the Salzkammergut bloom and resound

Five outstanding festival days in the beautiful Salzkammergut have passed. During the 13th International Choir Competition and Festival Bad […]

Golden State Choral Trophy

Sing with Singh

Monterey: Jazz-Workshop with Vijay Singh

During the choral festival Golden State Choral Trophy, which will be held from November 20-24, 2016 in Monterey/California, Vijay Singh – an […]

Isola del Sole

Grado, the Golden Island

Choir competition “Isola del Sole” invites to sing and a sunny rest

From September 28 to October 2, 2016 INTERKULTUR invites choirs from all over the world for a competition and festival of choral music to […]

Sing Along Concert Vienna

Singing Along is fun!

Sing Along Concert with the Berlin Radio Choir in Berlin was an impressive experience

Roughly 900 active particpants joint the Sing Along Concert with the Berlin Radio Choir, Simon Halsey and the Wiener Akademische […]

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Golden Badge of Honor for long-time companions

INTERKULTUR honors Prof. Lessky and Prof. Wild in Vienna

Prior to the huge closing concert of the 30th Int. Franz Schubert Choir Competition and Sing Along Concert with the Berlin Radio Choir, […]

Sing Along Concert Vienna

Promising rehearsals for the Sing Along Concert

A choir practice with up to 650 participants is a huge challenge for everyone

Hard rehearsal work in Vienna is still going on, because for the big Sing Along Concert tonight the participants must have Franz Schubert’s […]

Sing'n'Joy Vienna

Kammerkoret Bocca wins Franz Schubert Choir Prize 2016

Top class Grand Prize Competition at the 30th Int. Franz Schubert Choir Competition

Cheering was endless when finally at the Awards Ceremony of the 30th Int. Franz Schubert Choir Competition in Vienna the overall winner and […]

Sing'n'Joy Vienna

Singing for the Franz Schubert Choir Prize

The jury has nominated the best choirs to sing for the overall win

The competitions in 10 different categories are over and the jury has decided on the best ensembles to compete once again in the Grand Prize […]