Your Voice

10 perfect spring songs to sing along

These songs will get you out of hibernation

Hello, March! The first month of spring is finally here (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), we are attracted to the sun outside and not […]

COVID-19

10 positive COVID updates from around the world

They still exist, the good news!

Are you in the need for some good news? This article collects 10 positive COVID updates from around the world. The perfect read to start the […]

COVID-19

A restart of culture ahead?

Some countries are announcing plans to reopen arts venues

In many countries, the cultural sector has been broken down for months now. But there's hope, because now there seems to be little movement […]

World Choir Council

World Choir Council - Advisory Board restructured

Basic foundations laid for further cooperation

The World Choir Council (WCC) is the highest international advisory panel of INTERKULTUR in the field of choral music. By now, 124 […]

International Choral Scene

The Soundtrack of Hope

These songs brought us through the lockdown

Earlier this week we asked our friends and followers in an e-mail and also through Social Media for special songs which brought you through […]

Obituary

INTERKULTUR is mourning for Dr. Sinyo Harry Sarundajang

Politician who paved the way for the 3rd Asia Pacific Choir Games 2013 passed away

Sinyo Harry Sarundajang (January 16, 1945 - February 13, 2021) was an Indonesian politician who held a number of important strategic […]

Latest news

Choralizers – we choralize the world!

INTERKULTUR launches a new channel on instagram

Have fun together, gather, meet friends in the worldwide choral universe - and defy Covid: What better time could there be to launch with a […]

Choir Stories

Your Soundtrack of Hope during lockdown

Which song kept your spirits high during a global low?

Music is our ever-accessible shelter and refuge whenever our souls struggle! We sing to feel alive, to find inspiration, to give support, to […]

Choir Stories

A lovestory from Italy

shared by Grazia Racioppa

I met the man who is now my husband in a choir. I was 16 and joined the choir where he, a conservatory student, was organist. It wasn't […]

Choir Stories

A story from Russia with love...

Aleksey Rodionov shares his personal love story

I was born in Kazakhstan. I have been singing in the choir all of my life: at school, music school, music college. In 2000, I graduated from […]

COVID-19

How do online choir rehearsals work without latency?

Conductor Axel Pfeiffer shares his experience on Jamulus

Have you already heard about Jamulus? It is an OpenSource software originally designed for internet jam sessions. In contrast to other […]

INTERKULTUR.TV

"The World of Voices” Online Concert on Lunar New Year

Video release on INTERKULTUR.TV on February 12

On the occasion of the arrival of the New Lunar New Year – the Year of the Ox in 2021 – INTERKULTUR has produced a "The World of Voices" […]

Choir Stories

Let's spread some love - it's Valentine's week!

How singing was the key to the love of your life

Last week we asked the recipients of our "Choral Directions" newsletter to share their personal love stories with us. We hoped for some […]

COVID-19

A collection of tools for online singing and collaboration during the crisis

University of Oxford presents an overview of online facilities

Professional digital rehearsal facilities will remain one of the central concerns for choirs in 2021. Numerous suppliers offer various […]

COVID-19

Cancellation policies for INTERKULTUR events extended

Cost-free cancellation regulations extended for all 2021 events

Also in 2021 the Corona pandemic keeps the world in suspense. The current situation also affects the organization and participation […]

Latest news

COUNCIL TALK – A new way to connect

First international magazine for and about the World Choir Council

2020 was a difficult year, but also full of new exciting challenges and creativity. Along with many international online projects organized […]

COVID-19

There's always another time

Update on our Calendar of Events in 2021/2022

2021 will be a better year - we all agree(d) on that! Nevertheless, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the absolute priority of ensuring the […]

Obituary

Thank you for the music, Sibongile Khumalo

Honorary Artistic President of 10th World Choir Games passed away

South African singing legend Dr. Sibongile Khumalo passed away on January 28 at the age of 63. INTERKULTUR is mourning for a fantastic […]

World Choir Games 2022

World Choir Games 2022: Your loyalty gets rewarded!

Special discounts for an early registration until May 5, 2021

The 12th World Choir Games 2022 in Gangneung, Republic of Korea, are making us dream of a bright future: Singing and celebrating at a […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

Scholarship winners for 6th International Conductors' Seminar chosen

Young talents from Austria, Germany, Thailand and Singapore will take part

The promotion of choral music on different levels is one of the central issues of INTERKULTUR. An important component of these supporting […]

Günter Titsch

Happy Birthday, Günter Titsch!

INTERKULTUR President turns 75

Today, January 28, the President of INTERKULTUR and founder of the World Choir Games, Günter Titsch turns 75 years old. Congratulations!  O […]

Günter Titsch

INTERKULTUR: From vision to world success in 30 years

A chronicle of the decades on January 28 in honor of Günter Titsch’s 75th birthday

The story of INTERKULTUR began more than 30 years ago with a simple idea: “Singing in a choir creates peace through the means of enthusiasm! […]

Latest news

Prof. Dr. Ralf Eisenbeiß appointed Honorary Artistic President of INTERKULTUR

Long-term Artistic Director honored for his great commitment

After almost 30 years as Artistic Director of INTERKULTUR, Prof. Dr. Ralf Eisenbeiß was appointed to the ranks of Honorary Artistic […]

INTERKULTUR.TV

INTERKULTUR Video Award #2 - The Winners

Announcement of the winners

Congratulations to the winners of the second INTERKULTUR Video Award:

World Choir Games 2024

The World Choir Games in 3 countries on 3 continents

Plan ahead and go on a world trip together

What a prospect: The venues for the next three World Choir Games from 2021-2024 have already been decided! Three countries on three […]

INTERKULTUR.TV

Concert of Confidence on INTERKULTUR.TV

A concert dedicated to our December series #24daysofconfidence

Singing together brings nations together – even in a digital way. The second INTERKULTUR Video Award has proven once again that singers from […]

Obituary

Choral legend Gotthilf Fischer passed away

INTERKULTUR mourns the loss of a good friend and supporter

Gotthilf Fischer, founder of the Fischer Choirs and thus one of the most famous and renowned choir directors in Germany, passed away last […]

COVID-19

Information about the Int. Choir Competition & Festival Bad Ischl

Postponement of the event to 2022

Due to the ongoing worldwide restrictions with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic and in order to ensure the health and safety of the […]

World Choir Games 2024

Kia ora World Choir Games 2024!

Announcing the destination for 13th World Choir Games

The 13th World Choir Games will take place in July 2024 and INTERKULTUR reveals the host city earlier than ever before: Auckland in New […]

World Choir Games 2022

World Choir Games 2022: More details available!

Participant and Competition Information have been published

The registration for the World Choir Games 2022 is now possible: All information about the competitions, the participation opportunities and […]

Christmas Carols

It's that time of the year again...

The 12 best Christmas commercials with choirs

Choir singing is not just in cathedrals, rehearsal halls or festivals only – it also adds the icing on the cake when it comes to convey […]

International Choral Scene

John Rutter - A Christmas Celebration

Online Premiere on Thursday 10 December 2020, 7.30pm GMT

"Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without John Rutter and his ever-popular concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and this year […]

Christmas Carols

Silent Night – A Virtual World Tour

Join in and let’s make the Silent Night less silent this year!

This year, Christmas will be different. The places such as churches, concert halls and theaters that are usually filled with choral voices […]

Sing'n'Pray Kobe

Pray - Sing - Celebrate

Japan to open the INTERKULTUR choral year 2022

Already for the third time the international choir festival & competition Sing'n'Pray Kobe in Japan will open an INTERKULTUR choral year. […]

International Choral Scene

Chinese ethnic music is one step away from the world music

Interview with Chinese composer Liu Xiaogeng

Professor Liu Xiaogeng is an award-winning composer in China. He has composed music of many different genres, including symphonies, ballet, […]

Vietnam International Choir Competition

7th Vietnam International Choir Competition to be postponed

New plans for international choral gathering in August 2021

The Vietnam International Choir Competition marks an exceptional highlight in INTERKULTUR’s choral event calendar: A true celebration of the […]

COVID-19

Prelude to the Deutsche Chormeisterschaft 2021 to be postponed

Gala Concert on November 8 will be made up for at a later date

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the federal and state governments in Germany adopted far-reaching measures to curb the rising numbers of […]

Latest news

Dr. Hak-Won Yoon appointed Honorary Artistic President

South Korean conductor complements the board of Honorary Presidency at INTERKULTUR

In the course of South Korea winning the bid of hosting the next World Choir Games in 2022, INTERKULTUR took the opportunity of appointing […]

Latest news

INTERKULTUR Tea Time with repertoire from Slovenia and Turkey

Powerful women to present songs from their home countries

On November 5, we will continue with our "INTERKULTUR Tea Time", a series of virtual online meetings to connect choristers from all over the […]

International Choral Scene

A look at the international choral scene: Russia

Interview with Russian choral legend Vladimir Minin

What is the current state of the international choral scene? After insights from the USA and China we now take a look at Russia: Vladimir […]

Latest news

Online Choir Showcase - international

INTERKULTUR cooperates with China International Chorus Festival

The 15th China International Chorus Festival attracted international attention through its online premiere at the beginning of October. More […]

Obituary

Mourning for Prof. Dr. Friedrich Krell

Co-founder of the Johannes Brahms Choir Festival passed away

INTERKULTUR mourns the loss of a good friend and long-time companion: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Krell, Honorary Artistic President and co-founder […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

Canta al mar 2020 ONLINE Festival has started!

Discover a bunch of new videos to sweeten your weekend!

Since it's obviously not possible to come together in person in Calella this weekend for the 9th Canta al mar 2020 this festival is taking […]

Deutsche Chormeisterschaft

Melodious prelude to the Deutsche Chormeisterschaft 2021

Gala Concert in Koblenz on November 8, 2020

New impulses for the German choir scene, a new competition concept and great enthusiasm among choirs and audiences: The Deutsche […]

COVID-19

New cancellation policies introduced for 2021

Cost-free cancellation regulations extended for events in the first half of 2021

As the situation with the current pandemic continues, INTERKULTUR and M&C Music Contact have decided to extend the possibility of a […]

COVID-19

Important information about VOICES & WINE Málaga & ON STAGE Prague 2020

Current development of COVID-19 pandemic affects events in Spain and Czech Republic

The renewed global flare-up of the COVID-19 pandemic has led many nations to once again increase their corona-related precautions. However, […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

Canta al mar 2020 to take place online

Celebrate with us on Facebook and INTERKULTUR.TV

2020 is different. We have all had to experience this painfully on many levels, and therefore it is not surprising that the 9th Canta al mar […]

International Choral Scene

15th China International Chorus Festival with online premiere

Cooperation of national and international choirs for an extraordinary virtual gala

More than 300 choirs from China and abroad have registered to participate in the online edition of the 15th China International Chorus […]

World of Voices

Let the choirs continue with singing!

INTERKULTUR supports persistent demands of German choirs to the political arena

With an appeal to the Länder prime ministers, INTERKULTUR supports the current demand of German choirs, choir boards and choral associations […]

Latest news

Second INTERKULTUR Video Award to be launched

Awards for the best video cooperation between two choirs

After the tremendous success of the first edition, INTERKULTUR wants to encourage choirs from all over the world in a new interesting […]