Competitions & Festivals

Great atmosphere at the Opening Concert

Thousands of singers sang together Mikis Theodorakis`songs

After a colorful and sounding choir parade yesterday afternoon the ceremonial part of the first day continued: the Opening Concert. The […]

Int. Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata

Choirs are looking forward to the big Opening

Parade und Opening Concert for the festival’s beginning in Kalamata

Today the 1st Kalamata International Choir Competition & Festival 2015 will be official opened. We are looking forward to welcoming choirs […]

Competitions & Festivals

International voices and melodies in the land of gods

Choirs sing at the 1st Kalamata International Choir Competition & Festival 2015

From October 14-18, 2015 the 1st Kalamata International Choir Competition & Festival takes place in Greece. INTERKULTUR and the Municipality […]

International Choral Scene

25 years of German Unity

A spectacular program for the festive event in Frankfurt on the Main

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the German Unity on October 3, 2015 Millions of people gathered in the Hessian metropolis […]

International Choral Scene

“Welcoming and Get-Together Choir" in Berlin

Voluntary singers and refugees get to know each other via singing

Currently Europe proves to be an open-minded and friendly host for many people seeking asylum and fleeing from areas of conflicts all over […]

Competitions & Festivals

A big applause for international choirs

The 1st International Choir Festival Puccini excels with a high level of artistic achievement

From September 30 until October 3, 14 choirs from 11 different nations gathered and enchanted the small town Torre del Lago Puccini with […]

Puccini 2015

Puccini 2015: These are the winners

International choirs achieve impressive results in Torre del Lago Puccini

The Female Choir “Venda” from Latvia is the overall winner at the 1st International Choir Festival Puccini 2015 in Torre del Lago Puccini. […]

Competitions & Festivals

The nominated choirs have been announced

Singing for the Grand Prize –Torre del Lago Puccini 2015

After all competition categories have finished and all choirs performed, the international jurors announced the best choirs, which will […]

Competitions & Festivals

The church San Paolino unites international choirs

A Singing Together in honor of Giacomo Puccini

Following the competition in the category Sacred Choral Music all participating singers have united to one big choir. Under the direction of […]

Puccini 2015

The festival has officially been opened

After the Opening Concert the first competition is following

The 1st International Choir Festival Puccini in Torre del Lago Puccini was opened yesterday at 18h by INTERKULTUR Artistic Director Romāns […]

Competitions & Festivals

Puccini begins this evening

European and Asian choirs sing for the official festival’ start

Today is the day: the 1st International Choir Festival Puccini in Torre del Lago Puccini will be official opened. 14 choirs from 11 […]

INTERKULTUR News

INTERKULTUR is on the chor.com

The meeting place for choral music

In a few days the exhibition chor.com will start and welcomes the European choral scene in Dortmund/Germany. Numerous choral lovers, […]

Competitions & Festivals

Choirs singing on the trail of Giacomo Puccini

The 1st International Choir Festival Puccini in Torre del Lago Puccini starts tomorrow

For the first time the Italian city Torre del Lago Puccini becomes the meeting place for choirs from all over the world. From September 30 – […]

Releases

SING 2016/2017

A magazine to give the overview

There’s something new for you! That's the one – right up to date and hot off the press: the brand-new INTERKULTUR magazine SING 2016/2017. […]

Franz Schubert Choir Competition

Competitions in Bad Ischl and Vienna

Singing between mountains and seas and in the European capital of music

INTERKULTUR offers competitions in most different destinations. Of course each competition is unique with its participants and experts from […]

International Choral Scene

Mantra meets Classic

Indian and Western culture coming together

On Sunday, September 20 at 19h the Indian choral work "Shanmuga Kavacham" will be premiered in the Hessian city of Wiesbaden. Under the […]

Obituary

In memory of Sir David Willcocks

A world famous choral personality passed away

The international choral world has lost an important personality: Sir David Willcocks, leader of the King’s College Choir, composer and […]

Choir Games

Official start of the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 and the 3rd European Choir Games

Signing of the contract in Riga seals the cooperation

One of the biggest events for the choral community was sealed yesterday during a ceremony between the Latvian capital Riga and INTERKULTUR: […]

World Rankings

The INTERKULTUR World Rankings updated

The latest placings of the top choirs

After the last eventful competitions, the 2nd European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations 2015 in Magdeburg and the 9. Int. Johannes Brahms […]

Grand Prix of Nations

The registration is now open!

The Grand Prix of Nations Berlin 2017 is waiting for you

The Grand Prix of Nations Berlin 2017 in one of the most exciting metropolises is in the starting blocks and the registration for the […]

Lanna Int. Choir Competition

INTERKULTUR presents a brand new event

The 1st Lanna International Choir Competition in the "Land of Smiles"

After the great success of the first international Choir Competition in Vietnam, 2011 the competition series is continuing in South East […]

World Choir Games 2016

Learn from international choral experts!

In Sochi numerous workshops and seminars are offered

From July 6 – 16, 2016 the World Choir Games will take place in Sochi, Russia. Besides numerous competitions and concerts you have the […]

Choir Games

Sochi and its surrounding

A popular and diverse travel destination

Sochi counts as the favorite travel destination for Russians. You can have a beach holiday at the Black Sea or go skiing in the mountains – […]

World Choir Games 2016

The World Choir Games 2016

Nine reasons to come to Sochi and not to miss the first registration deadline

The 9th World Choir Games 2016 are coming closer and the preparations are full in swing. Hundreds of choirs will sing together in the […]

Your Voice

Singing makes happy and healthy

Reasons why singing is not only a joy for your ears

The human voice is the most widespread instrument worldwide, because everyone is able to sing. It is not only a melodious phenomenon of our […]

International Choral Scene

The development of choral singing in Gibraltar

Christian Santos reports about the choral scene and the TV program called “Project Choir”

The members of the World Choir Council meet regularly and report about choral topic. A new member of the Council, Christian Santos, reports […]

Releases

The Choir

Another choral film makes the love for music to a filmic choral work

Choirs are a consistently topic of cine films. Remember the Sister Act movies from 1992 and 1993, which made history for the modern choral […]

European Choir Games 2015

Impressions, emotions and unforgettable moments in Magdeburg

The 2nd European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations 2015 documentary

Finally - the 2nd European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations 2015 documentary is finished! So take a look and remember about the amazing […]

Your Voice

Suggestions for the choral rehearsal

The second extract of the report “Vocal techniques for the young singers”

Henry Leck from the USA describes some vocal techniques especially for young singers at the "International Symposium on children and youth […]

International Choral Scene

Choral activities in Iceland

Thorgerdur Ingólfsdóttir, member of the World Choir Council, reports on choral singing in her home country.

"Choral activity in Iceland is very popular. There are over 300 choirs, children´s choirs, mixed choirs, men´s choirs, women´s choirs, […]

Your Voice

What facial expressions do with singing

Britta Adams presents miens for different musical styles

The choral choreographer, singer as well as educator for sport and gymnastics, Britta Adams is well versed in singing moves. Not only the […]

International Choral Scene

Virtual Choir

Singing Together online

In the digital age of web 2.0 people can easily communicate all over the world. So why not sing together via internet? This is exactly what […]

International Choral Scene

Experimental Vocal Theatre

Carmina Slovenica is moving between soundscapes, dance choreographies and contemporary music.

The Slovenian Girls`Choir Carmina Slovenica is well known for its innovative stage program. Their storytelling is focused not only on song […]

International Choral Scene

Singing for peace

Choirs from all over the world unite to one big choir

INTERKULTUR has been following the idea of singing together on a peaceful basis since its beginnings. Every year reams of Singing Together, […]

Obituary

INTERKULTUR mourns for Tian Yubin

Chairman of Chinese Choir’s Association passed away in Bejing

The international choral world has lost an important personality: Tian Yubin, President of the Chinese Choir Association and a close friend […]

Birthday wishes

Honorary Artistic President turns 90

The famous Greek composer and song writer Mikis Theodorakis is celebrating his 90th birthday today.

Mikis Theodorakis wrote more than 1000 songs which combine Greek folk tradition with modern poetry. He also created a number of orchestral […]

European Choir Games 2015

Best of the European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations 2015

Brandnew video shows the best impressions, emotions and moments of the European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations 2015.

A throwback to the European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations 2015 which were held from July 5 - 12, 2015 in Magdeburg, Germany: 

Competitions & Festivals

Wernigerode 2015: These are the winners

International choirs achieve impressive results in Wernigerode. The Müller Chamber Choir from Chinese Taipei triumphs at the Grand Prize […]

The Müller Chamber Choir from Chinese Taipei is the overall winner at the International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival & Competition 2015 in […]

Competitions & Festivals

Singing for the Johannes Brahms Choir Prize 2015

The Grand Prize Competition of the best choirs for the Johannes Brahms Choir Prize in the amount of 2000 € is starting this afternoon in […]

The jury has decided. After all competition categories have finished and all choirs performed the international jurors agreed on the […]

Competitions & Festivals

The choral summer in Germany continues

International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival & Competition 2015 has officially been opened in Wernigerode, Germany.

The colorful choir parade that marks traditionally the start of the official opening of the International Johannes Brahms Choir Competition […]

Competitions & Festivals

Getting advice for the upcoming competition in Wernigerode

The day before the official opening of the Int. Johannes Brahms Choir Festival & Competition many choral activities are already happening.

The first days in Wernigerode have already been full of choral activities in these days, even before the official opening this afternoon. […]

Your Voice

Vocal techniques for the young singer

Henry Leck from the USA describes some vocal techniques especially for young singers at the "International Symposium on children and youth […]

Changing Choral Sound through Mental Focus, Vowel Uniformity, Movement, Visualization, Conducting Gesture, Weight and Colour. Learning […]

Choir Games

Full House in the Ev. Church St. Ambrosius

The house was filled to capacity at the Friendship Concert in the Church St. Ambrosius on Thursday.

Together with the Magdeburger Kammerchor the Danish National Church Choir and the Lagos City Chorale from Nigeria presented their varied […]

European Choir Games 2015

A colorful choir summer with many awardees comes to a close

7 days full of choral music end festively with wonderful Closing Concerts and a big choir party

From July 5 – 12, 2015 the host city of the „2nd European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations” Magdeburg was the center of the international […]

European Choir Games 2015

The Concert for Peace and the double baby birth

How the Artistic Director of INTERKULTUR and Conductor Fred Sjöberg became a double grandfather during the “Concert for Peace” at the […]

“It was July 7, the day of the Concert for Peace to be performed at the European Choir Games. Early in the morning, around 5:40 am I […]

European Choir Games 2015

All winners have been awarded – now let’s celebrate!

Third and last Awards Ceremony rings in the Closing Day of the European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations

As always, cheering and joy were endless also at the third Awards Ceremony of this year’s European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations.  […]

Choir Games

How to create a fascinating warm-up

Miguel Felipe explains different methods for a warm-up, which is definitely not boring.

Every choral singer knows the everlasting evil of the rehearsals` beginning: the warm-up. Mostly this part of the rehearsal is not one of […]

Choir Games

Relaxed atmosphere at the Night of Choirs

Closing time, twilight, spot light, some really good jazz music, some pop music, on top of this a glass of red wine and the evening is […]

After two previous concerts part 3 of the Night of Choirs continued in a relaxing atmosphere in the Festung Mark.The ensemble Mt. San […]

European Choir Games 2015

Awards Ceremony II – More winners announced!

At the Awards Ceremony this morning it turned out: Barnsley Youth Choir from Great Britain achieved an outstanding success at the European […]

The European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations 2015 are starting to come to a close. The second Awards Ceremony happened this morning and […]

European Choir Games 2015

Tears of joy and cheering

When the first Category Winners and Champions of the European Choir Games as well as the first Winner of the Grand Prix of Nations were […]

The first winners of the European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations 2015 have been found! The first Awards Ceremony in the Festung Mark on […]