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Gala Concert with John Rutter in Schwäbisch Gmünd

Whoever met him once will keep the moment forever: John Rutter is one of the most famous and most performed composers for choral music […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

11 nations - 45 choirs - 1 competition

Golden, Silver and Bronze Diplomas at the Johannes Brahms Choir Festival and Competition

After spectacular contests and great performances on the stages in and around Wernigerode, the best nine choirs of the Johannes Brahms Choir […]

World Choir Games 2020

365 days

Countdown for the World Choir Games 2020 in Flanders

Ghent and Antwerp, the host cities of the World Choir Games 2020, are now in the starting blocks for the world's largest choir competition, […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

Foretaste of international choir sounds

Opening concert as prelude to the Johannes Brahms Choir Festival and Competition 2019

45 choirs from 17 nations represent the international choir world in Wernigerode this year. Four of them from Hong Kong, Germany, Russia and […]

European Choir Games 2019

“We can fly”

Official song of the European Choir Games 2019 released

The Swedish Choir Centre West, a choir association based in Gothenburg with the aim to strengthen and develop the regional choir scene, has […]

World Choir Games 2020

The World Choir Games will go on

Interkultur receives unprecedented interest to host 2022 world choir games and beyond

INTERKULTUR, the world’s leading organiser of international choir competitions and festivals, is delighted to announce that it has received […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

Following the vocation for choir singing

On the tracks of Johannes Brahms in Germany

From July 3 - 7, 2019 the colorful town of Wernigerode, Germany becomes the center of choral singing for the 11th time already, when choirs […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

11th Int. Johannes Brahms Choir Festival & Competition

Reflections on the event’s twentieth anniversary by Prof. Dr. Ralf Eisenbeiß

It started with a meeting at a busy motorway in 1997 - and became the birth of one of the most successful INTERKULTUR events, now […]

Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival

Norrlands Nations Kammarkör wins in Linz

The results of the 7th Int. Anton Bruckner Choir Competition 2019

Norrlands Nations Kammarkör is the winner of the Anton Bruckner Choir Prize 2019, congratulations! After a high-level Grand Prize […]

Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival

„Te Deum“ resounds in the Mariendom Linz

Opening of the 7th Int. Anton Bruckner Choir Competition & Festival

The Mariendom in Linz was filled to capacity and beyond yesterday evening, when the Opening Concert of the 7th International Anton Bruckner […]

Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival

11 nations united through Anton Bruckner

Start of the International Choir Competition in Linz

Australia, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Austria, Russia, Sweden, South Africa, Tanzania, Czech Republic, Turkey - together on one stage, […]

International Choral Scene

Choral education in Dubai

Workshop with INTERKULTUR choral experts for more than 70 participants

Cooperation with the choral community in the United Arab Emirates: Together with the UAE government INTERKULTUR organized a five-day choral […]

Sing'n'Pray Kobe

Let your singing become a prayer

Last call for Early Birds to Japan 2020

From January 16 – 20, 2020 the second edition of Sing'n'Pray Kobe takes place in the Japanese city which commemorates the victims of the […]

European Choir Games 2019

England’s master composer and his choral heritage

John Rutter presents his works at the European Choir Games 2019

The choral community all over the world cherishes the works of the British composer and INTERKULTUR’s Honorary Artistic President, John […]

World Choir Games 2020

Preparations for the World Choir Games 2020 in progress

Artistic Meeting in Germany

Preparations for the events at the World Choir Games 2020 in Flanders make good progress. During Artistic Meetings with partners from […]

World Rankings

INTERKULTUR World Rankings updated!

New entries after the first events in 2019

Since 2000 INTERKULTUR has been running the only World Rankings for choirs, which includes the results of the competitions of all […]

Competitions & Festivals

On Tour with INTERKULTUR in Barcelona

Sing Along Concert for Verdi's "Messa da Requiem"

Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey, Barcelona, Verdi, Palau de la Música Catalana: All these well-known terms for choral enthusiasts make up […]

European Choir Games 2019

Special Concerts at the European Choir Games

News about the supporting program of the event announced

The Grand Prix of Nations Gothenburg 2019 & 4th European Choir Games is about a peaceful competition among nations in different categories. […]

World Choir Games 2020

High interest in the World Choir Games 2020

Almost 100 choirs already registered

After the first registration deadline for the World Choir Games 2020 on May 20 INTERKULTUR is thrilled to announce a fantastic number of […]

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New video: World of Voices

Facts, People and Emotions

Since 30 years INTERKULTUR unites nations, brings people together in song and celebrates unique festivals of choral music with singers from […]

Vietnam International Choir Competition

...and the Grand Prize Winner is....

Awards Ceremony and results of the Vietnam International Choir Competition

Tears of joy, cheering and emotions were endless at the Awards Ceremony of the 6th Vietnam International Choir Competition in Hoi An this […]

International Choral Scene

Concert of „Los Cantantes de Manila“ in Pohlheim

Three Philippine choirs join the jubilee in Marktoberdorf

On the occasion of the 30th jubilee of the renowned international chamber choir competition Martkoberdorf in Germany the organizers came up […]

Vietnam International Choir Competition

Choirs from 10 nations are singing in Hoi An

6th Vietnam International Choir Competition openend

The Vietnam International Choir Competition has opened for the 6th time. With a huge opening ceremony including the entry of nations and a […]

World Choir Games 2020

Free event package for every 10th singer!

“20 Years World Choir Games” anniversary offer still valid until May 20

In 2020 the World Choir Games celebrate its 20th anniversary in Flanders, Belgium: 20 years after the foundation of the World Choir Games […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata

Greece or Spain this fall? The choice is yours!

Don't miss the registration deadlines for Kalamata and Calella 2019

When the busy summer is over, your desire to sing together is still far from hibernating? Then gild your autumn on the stages of our sunny […]

Vietnam International Choir Competition

Watch the 6th Vietnam International Choir Competition!

Broadcast of the Opening for fans, friends and families at home

Every two years, the International Choir Competition Vietnam brings together choirs from all over the world to experience a bunch of […]


Winners of the premiere event of RIGA SINGS

Imants Kokars Choral Award goes to Seisen High School Choir from Japan

After the successful World Choir Games 2014 and the European Choir Games 2017 Riga again became centre of the international choir […]


Winners of VOICES FOR PEACE 2019 announced

Cheering and joy in Perugia

There are two INTERKULTUR choir competitions and festivals running this week in Europe: Choirs gather in Riga, Latvia and in Perugia, Italy […]



1st International Choir Competition & Imants Kokars Choral Award opened

Since yesterday evening, RIGA SINGS again! After hosting the successful 8th World Choir Games 2014 and the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 […]


Hundreds of voices sing for peace

3rd VOICES FOR PEACE opens in Assisi

The voices of 16 participating choirs from 11 nations sounded in the church Cattedrale di San Rufino yesterday evening at the holy opening […]

World Choir Games 2020

Choirs from the UK are on their way to the World Choir Games

Guest entry by Club Europe Concert Tours

Club Europe Concert Tours, who are partners with INTERKULTUR for the 11th World Choir Games in July 2020, are hoping to help several choirs […]


Italy summons Voices for Peace 2019

Perugia and Assisi twin-host 3rd INTERKULTUR choir festival

All good things come in threes – and so INTERKULTUR is pleased to celebrate the 3rd edition of its Voices for Peace choir festival from May […]

Eurovision Choir

EUROVISION CHOIR 2019: Jury and hosts announced

Next step to the big show on August 3 is made

On August 3, 2019 the TV choral contest EUROVISION CHOIR 2019 goes for the second round and is also part of the opening of the Grand Prix […]

Sing'n'Joy Bohol

“The ‘City of Friendship’ is waiting for you!”

Artistic Director invites choirs to join “Sing’n’Joy Bohol 2020”

Singing, celebrating and enjoying life – the new international choir festival & competition in Bohol, Philippines combines all pleasures of […]


Cheer the choirs at RIGA SINGS!

Successful choral story continues in 2019

From May 1-5, 2019 Riga will once again host a great choral event: RIGA SINGS - International Choir Competition & Imants Kokars Choral […]

Latest news

2022 World Choir Games and beyond:

INTERKULTUR launch host city bidding process to find next hosts

The host city bidding process for the 2022 World Choir Games and beyond launches on April 23, 2019. In recognition of increased interest […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

A weekend full of choral music

New dates for Canta al mar 2020

The international choral festival Canta al mar traditionally takes place in Calella and Barcelona in the last week of October each year. […]

World Choir Games 2020

World Choir Games: The Opening Ceremony

A great showcase of music and culture

The World Choir Games feature large-scale events staged in world class venues capable of televised and live stage production. These […]

European Choir Games 2019

Cardía - sing with all your heart!

Swedish choir joins the European Choir Games 2019

Many choirs at INTERKULTUR events have creative names such as the Heavenly Jewels (Ghana) or Deep Space (China). The name of the Swedish […]

Voices & Wine

Guest Conductor and Host Artistic Director

More about your hosts for Voices & Wine Alba 2020

Voices & Wine is a new non-competitive event series by INTERKULTUR. The first editions will take place in Alba, Italy (April 15-19, 2020) […]

International Choir Competition Kyiv

New destination for choral singing

First International Choir Competition Kyiv 2020 in the Ukraine

INTERKULTUR fills another blank in its map of choral singing events next year: The Ukrainian capital Kyiv will host the first International […]

Johannes Brahms Int. Choir Festival & Competition

Music and culture from all over the world at the Johannes Brahms Choir Festival 2019

Former Artistic Director Prof. Dr. Ralf Eisenbeiß passes the baton over to Peter Habermann

Since 20 years already the city of Wernigerode is turning into the center of international choral music every two years by hosting the Inte […]

World Choir Games 2020

20 Years World Choir Games Anniversary Offer

INTERKULTUR celebrates! Will you celebrate with us?

The Choir Olympics 2000 in Linz/ Austria was the beginning of a Choir Olympic movement, which goes around the world until today: Its story […]


Celebrating 5 years of ON STAGE events

Anniversary event with a premiere in Albania

Are you curious to sing off the beaten track? In 2020 INTERKULTUR celebrates 5 years of ON STAGE with a premiere event in Albania with […]


“The Road”: New choral composition supported by INTERKULTUR in China

Music video release with Shenzhen Middle School Jinzhong Youth Choir

At the beginning of 2019, INTERKULTUR China approved and supported the production of "The Road". "The Road" is a choral piece inspired by […]

World Choir Games 2020

"250 newly composed works have premiered"

Artistic Director Prof. Dr. Ralf Eisenbeiß about 20 years of World Choir Games

Since its very beginnings, Prof. Dr. Ralf Eisenbeiß is the Artistic Director and co-founder of the World Choir Games. In 2020 it's 20 years […]

World Choir Games 2020

World Choir Games 2020: The competitions

The Open Competition, The Champions Competition, categories…what is it all about?

To experience the World Choir Games means to participate, to contribute one’s own performance, to compare to others and to experience the […]

Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional

Stages and sights of Canta al mar 2019

8th INTERKULTUR event in Spain guides to great locations

From October 23 - 27, 2019 the 8th edition of Canta al mar – Festival Coral Internacional will call choirs from numerous nations to the […]

Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival

A new nation joins the INTERKULTUR choral community

Tanzania represented at the Anton Bruckner choir competition

195 nations exist worldwide according to the United Nations and 105 of them have already been represented at an INTERKULTUR event during […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata

The first days of spring…

…should make you think of autumn already

It’s March, and soon we will see the first signs of spring around us in Europe. Everything will seem to be new, and we will be full of new […]