World Choir Games 2020

Lighting the choral flame on Jan 24

Prelude to the World Choir Games 2020

The choral flame, symbolizing the prelude to the World Choir Games, will be officially lit on Friday, January 24 by Zuhal Demir, Flemish […]

Sing'n'Pray Kobe

First INTERKULTUR event in 2020 successfully completed

Sing'n'Pray Kobe with Award Ceremony and "Pray from Kobe" concert

One last time singing, praying, commemorating: 19 choirs from 10 nations came together from January 16-20, 2020 and concluded Sing'n'Pray […]

Sing'n'Pray Kobe

The INTERKULTUR year 2020 begins in Japan

Choirs from 10 nations open 2nd edition of Sing'n'Pray Kobe

A commemorative concert travels around the world: Within the framework of Sing'n'Pray Kobe 2020 from January 16 - 20, 2020, a total of 19 […]

Franz Schubert Choir Competition

International Franz Schubert Choir Competition in a new guise

The summer event becomes a "Winterreise"

Franz Schubert represents a central figure in the repertoire of numerous choirs all over the world. Thus the biennial International Franz […]

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Set the stage for six premieres in 2020

Numerous new events in the upcoming INTERKULTUR year

Albania, Germany, Philippines, Spain, Ukraine: 2020 will be a year with numerous premieres of new INTERKULTUR events. The brand new event […]

Christmas Greetings

Singing along the Merry Way to 2020

Christmas Greetings from INTERKULTUR

2019 was an exciting and eventful year with almost 20 events and 500 choirs from all over the world in exciting destinations such as the […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

Wernigerode sounds again in 2021!

Registration for 12th Johannes Brahms Choir Festival is possible

In 2021 choirs and music groups from all over the world will meet again for the 12th International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival & […]

World Choir Games 2020

New record for World Choir Games 2020

542 choirs from 69 countries and regions registered – 21,000 singers to come to Flanders in July 2020

Registration for the World Choir Games 2020 closed on December 2 and ended with a new record for the World Choir Games: 542 choirs from 69 […]

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Communication in choral cultures

INTERKULTUR delegation visits China

INTERKULTUR’s First Vice President Wang Qin led a delegation to China this autumn. The trip has deepened the communication in choral culture […]

Helsingborgs Körfestival

Swedish spring and Scandinavian choir sounds

Helsingborg's International Choir Festival in May 2020

Musical gift idea for choir fans: From May 27 - 31, 2020 the second international choir festival will take place in Helsingborg. Helsingborg […]

Günter Titsch

Spreading the message of connecting people through choral music

INTERKULTUR visits the German Chancellery and the representation of the state of Hesse

During these days INTERKULTUR President Günter Titsch and Roger Schmidt were guests at the Federal Chancellery in the German capital Berlin. […]

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Come together in song!

INTERKULTUR at the Host Cities 2019 conference and exhibition

Choir Games shape their host cities in a unique way. Whether in restaurants, cafés, parks, streets, opera, university, hotel, and public […]

Sing Along Concert Vienna

Music unites 550 participants from 20 nations

Great enthusiasm at the Sing Along Concert in the Vienna Konzerthaus

One of them even arrived from Brisbane in Australia to be part of last weekend's "Singers in Residence - Sing Along Concert Vienna 2019" at […]


Mourning for Guntars Gedulis

Representative of Venezuela in the World Choir Council passed away

"Music is a window to a different, spiritual world; a bridge that brings us out of the everyday and joins us with the experience." – Guntars […]

World Festival Singers

Unfinished but immortal

Mozart's Requiem comes to life in a Sing Along Concert in Vienna

Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine - the joint performance of Mozart's Requiem unites about 600 participants from 20 nations from November 15 […]

International Choir Competition Kyiv

Kyiv’s stages open for choral singing in 2020

Cultural center of Eastern Europe welcomes international choir community

Kyiv, also known as the City of the Golden Domes, embodies not only a significant meaning in the fields of Ukraine culture, but is also of […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl gripped by chorus fever again in 2020

One month left to register

Latvia, Norway, Russia, South Africa and Sweden have already joined: The International Choir Competition and Festival Bad Ischl will be the […]

Vox Lucensis - Concorso Corale Internazionale

Music - History - Land of Longing

Registration deadline for International Choir Competition 2020 in Lucca

In the Middle Ages one of the most influential European cities, birthplace of Giacomo Puccini, sold, occupied, seized throughout its history […]


Exploring a world’s jewel through songs

10 Choirs join the 4th ON STAGE in Prague 2019 from November 7-10

Since 2016, the annual ON STAGE series in Prague continues to attract choirs from all over the world. For its 4th edition, 250 singers and […]

Vox Lucensis - Concorso Corale Internazionale

Discover Italian beauty, culture and arts

More about the venues of VOX LUCENSIS 2020

­­­VOX LUCENSIS 2020 promises to be a fantastic event with competitions, concerts, workshops - well, in one word, “a-lot-of-music” in every […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

"Canta al mar" comes to a successful close

Cheering and tears of joy at the Awards Ceremony on Saturday evening

Already for the 8th time 34 choirs from 18 nations celebrated from October 23-27 one of the most popular choir events of the INTERKULTUR […]


Tradition, architecture and lifestyle

Albania welcomes singers to experience the country’s multifaceted history

Join the international choir community – On Stage in Albania! From June 10-14, 2020 INTERKULTUR invites you to the country’s capital, […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

Canta al mar! Sing in Calella!

8th edition of popular choral festival in Calella has opened

he weather god did not mean well with 34 choirs from 18 nations on yesterday's opening day of Canta al mar 2019. For the first time in 8 […]

World Choir Games 2020

Official Carriers of the WCG 2020 announced

BCD Meetings & Events and Brussels Airlines are Official Partners

We have the pleasure to announce that BCD Meetings and Events and Brussels Airlines are now Official Partners of the World Choir Games 2020 […]

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Music Critics award for Giovanni Acciai

Prestigious «Franco Abbiati» Record Prize 2019 goes to ”Isola del Sole” Artistic Director

The annual Italian music award «Franco Abbiati» Record Prize 2019 has a new laureate: The Italian musician, conductor and Artistic Director […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

1000 voices to make Calella resound

34 choirs join the 8th Canta al mar 2019 from October 23-27

Set the stage for one of INTERKULTUR’s most popular events: Since 2012 the annual festival "Canta al mar – Festival Coral International" in […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata

Kalamata 2019: The results

VIVA from Norway wins choir competition in Greece

Three days of choir competition in Kalamata culminated in a final Grand Prize Competition on Saturday afternoon. Seven choirs from six […]

Vietnam International Choir Competition

Thanks for the good cooperation!

INTERKULTUR partner in Vietnam retires

With the "Vietnam International Choir Competition" INTERKULTUR, together with the city of Hội An, launched the first international choir […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata

Kalimera Kalamata!

3rd Kalamata International Choir Competition has been opened

38 choirs from 15 countries with roughly 1200 singers have arrived in Greece in these days in order to join the 3rd Kalamata International […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata

All good things come in threes!

Kalamata hosts international choir event for the third time

Cultural diversity, a wide musical range and outstanding hospitality - these are some of the ingredients for the recipe for success of the 3 […]

Birthday wishes

Honorary Artistic President turns 90

INTERKULTUR congratulates Prof. Zheng Xiaoying on her birthday

Photo: Uli Manthe. Professor Zheng Xiaoying has made popularizing the symphony her life's work, true to her motto "To give music to the […]

Helsingborgs Körfestival

Da Capo Helsingborg!

2. edition of Helsingborgs Körfestival 2020

This year, spring 2020 will kick off with Scandinavian choral sounds and extraordinary international choirs: After the premiere of the […]

Deutsche Chormeisterschaft

The top of choral music!

First national INTERKULTUR choir competition 2020 in Koblenz

New inspiration for the German choir scene: In cooperation with the city of Koblenz, INTERKULTUR organizes a nationwide choir competition […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Bad Ischl

Sing in spring?

Early Bird Registration for choir festival in Bad Ischl runs until September 30

Already for the 15th time one of the most important and most beautiful choir events in Austria will take place in spring 2020: From April 29 […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

Friends, be welcome at Canta al mar

Choir Festival in Calella gets an own song

A renowned and popular INTERKULTUR choir festival will receive a new distinctive mark for its 8th edition: The Canta al mar festival in […]

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"Voice of Tolerance" promotes choral singing in Dubai

INTERKULTUR workshop for conductors at Arab schools

The promotion of choral music worldwide is one of INTERKULTUR's main objectives. For this reason, the project "Voice of Tolerance" was […]

Choir Stories

Many hearts beating with one beat

3 years of friendship – 2 choirs – 1 common passion

16 hours by plane, 186 hours by car, 2428 hours on foot - there are about 8484 miles separating the two choir nations Great Britain and […]

Sing'n'Pray Kobe

“Sing’n’Pray” to choral sounds from all over the world!

Second edition of Sing'n'Pray Kobe in January 2020

Singing and praying - these two central elements of "Sing'n'Pray Kobe 2020" will form, as in its first edition in 2018, the centerpiece of […]

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INTERKULTUR World Rankings updated

Double Champion from Gothenburg gets rewarded

That’s what winners look like: So many happy faces and tears of joy accompanied the Award Ceremonies of the Grand Prix of Nations Gothenburg […]


“His legacy remains a source of inspiration”

Flemish musician and choir conductor Michaël Scheck passed away

On August 14, 2019 the Belgian musician and choir conductor Michaël Scheck passed away. He was the first President of the Belgian Choir […]

European Choir Games 2019

Thank you for the music!

The sounds of musical bring the Grand Prix of Nations Gothenburg 2019 & 4th European Choir Games to a close

The Grand Prix of of Nations & 4th European Choir Games shaped its Swedish host city of Gothenburg in a unique way: Whether in restaurants, […]

European Choir Games 2019

You are the Champions!

Second Awards Ceremony of the Grand Prix of Nations Gothenburg 2019 & 4th European Choir Games

On August 10, 2019, the second Award Ceremony of the Grand Prix of Nations 2019 & 4th European Choir Games at the Partille Arena in […]

European Choir Games 2019

Celebrate the good times...!

Highlights of August 10

Today eight days full of music, emotions and new impressions end. At the closing event the winners will be announced one last time and the […]

European Choir Games 2019

Gothenburg 2019 - Qualifications Aug 9

These choirs have made it to the next level today

The competitions at the Grand Prix of Nations Gothenburg 2019 & the 4th European Choir Games are also taking place today - and choirs whose […]

European Choir Games 2019

Göteborg 2019 - Highlights of August 9

Two more days to go and a bunch of choral concerts

The competitions are drawing to a close and today it is mainly Children's Choirs and Chamber Choirs & Vocal Ensembles who are performing - […]

World Choir Games 2020

Singing invitation to the World Choir Games 2020

Showkoor Rise Up and international choirs issued invitation to the choral community

An unusual stage became the setting for a musical welcome of the upcoming World Choir Games host country 2020, Belgium: A big top at the […]

European Choir Games 2019

Göteborg 2019 - Qualifications Aug 8

These choirs qualified to the next higher level of competition

The competitions at the Grand Prix of Nations Gothenburg 2019 & the 4th European Choir Games continue - and choirs whose performances in the […]

European Choir Games 2019

Gothenburg 2019 - Highlights of Aug 8

Starting in the next competition categories

This day is truly a day to remember: Eight different competitions of all three competition levels (Open Competition, Champions Competition, […]

European Choir Games 2019

Just singing in the rain

Parade of Nations with choirs from all continents in Gothenburg's city center

Choirs from near and far were not deterred from participating in the Parade of Nations by Gothenburg's heavy rain that flooded the city […]

European Choir Games 2019

Gothenburg 2019 - Highlights of August 7

Chinese/Swedish Friendship and Parade of Nations are waiting for us

Let’s welcome new choirs to the second part of the Grand Prix of Nations Gothenburg 2019 & 4. European Choir Games today! New competitions […]