Choir Games

European Choir Games Qualification – July 9

NEW choirs qualify to perform in the next higher competition UPDATE 22:00 h

Category C9 – Gospel and Spiritual (The Champions Competition):  The jury decided to classify the following choirs to compete once again in […]

European Choir Games 2015

Big challenge for the Rundfunk-Jugendchor Wernigerode

New singers perform the Opening Concert after four rehearsals only

Those who attended the Opening Concert of the European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations on Sunday, July 5, enjoyed the live performance […]

European Choir Games 2015

A Gala Concert with an outstanding program

Finish Folklore, chants of the Maori and on top of this Country and Blues

Yesterday the Gala Concert in the Gesellschaftshaus Magdeburg was announced as a highlight of the „2nd European Choir Games & Grand Prix of […]

Choir Games

European Choir Games 2015 Video Diary

Want to see what you miss at the European Choir Games? Check out the video diary on!

Whether you are a participant and busy with your own choir in these days or somebody who stayed at and wants to follow the Games online: Not […]

Choir Games

How a Friendship Concert turns into a choir party

In the late afternoon already bad weather conditions were in the offing and the planned Friendship Concert might fall through. And that is […]

Without hesitation the concert moved from the open air stage into the walls of the Festung Mark. The conductor’s lounge turned into a stage […]

Choir Games

European Choir Games Qualification July 8

Choirs qualify to perform in the next higher competition UPDATE 23:30 h

Category C2 – Youth Choirs of Equal Voices (The Champions Competition):  The jury decided to classify the following choirs to compete once […]

European Choir Games 2015

Standing Ovations for Peace

Many choral friends und interested people came together in the Magdeburg Cathedral to listen to the music as a sign of peace.

Yesterday evening the Concert for Peace “Power of the Dream” in the Cathedral of Magdeburg was well-attended and one of the political and […]

World of Voices

Miracles happen

Choir members of the Theater Choir “Vinger in je Oor” from the Netherlands recently had just one wish: Having Erland Dalen from Norway to […]

“Our Theatre-choir "Vinger in je Oor" (Holland) visited the choir festival ‘Canta al mar’ in Calella last October. Unfortunately, our […]

Choir Games

European Choir Games Qualification July 7 - UPDATE 23:30 h

Choirs qualify to perform in the next higher competition

Category C8 - Jazz & Pop (The Champions Competition): The jury decided to classify the following choirs to compete once again in Category […]

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Facets of popular music in Magdeburg

A fascinating program in the categories Pop & Jazz

Monday evening. Johanniskirche. The rows are well-filled by the audience and everyone is looking forward to the performances of the choirs. […]

European Choir Games 2015

The Games have been opened!

Yesterday evening the “2nd European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations” have been festively opened in the Johanniskirche in Magdeburg. […]

The first choir on stage, the Kinder- und Jugendchor Magdeburg, welcomed the international audience. Conducted by Astrid Schubert the young […]

Competitions & Festivals

Feel the American spirit at Sing'n'Joy Provo 2016

In March 2016 "Sing'n'Joy Provo 2016" will become a home for choirs and choral music lovers from all over the world. Competitions, festival […]

„Welcome Home“: With this motto the North American city Provo (Utah) welcomes not only its residents but also international guests. From […]

Competitions & Festivals

Brahms – at home in the whole world

35 choirs from 13 nations celebrate together the International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival and Competition 2016 in Wernigerode.

From July 15-19, 2015 INTERKULTUR and the city of Wernigerode invite for the ninth time choirs from all over the world and fans of […]

Choir Games

Handover of the medals and trophies

The university Magdeburg Stendal hands the prizes over to INTERKULTUR

 In order to award the best choirs of the „2nd European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations” with their well-deserved prizes, the specially […]

Your Voice

Professional qualification with INTERKULTUR

Making precious experiences at workshops and seminars with international choral experts

INTERKULTUR has been offering workshops and seminars for many years. During these workshops, choirs, conductors, and individuals learn about […]

Choir Games

Only 3 days left

The „2nd European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations“ start very soon!

It’s getting serious in Magdeburg, the preparations for the „2nd European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations“ are in full swing, the […]

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The perfect combination of choral music and the desire to travel

The new INTERKULTUR project connects wanderlust with your love of music. In the next two years, the new „ON STAGE” event series offers […]

European Choir Games 2015

Double Closing in Magdeburg

INTERKULTUR made the last-minute decision to invite to a second Closing Concert

Due to the extremely high demand for the July 11 Closing Concert of the European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations in the Johanniskirche, […]

Choir Games

"Let's sing in Riga 2017!"

INTERKULTUR comes back to the European Capital of Culture 2014 with another big choral event “Let’s sing in Riga 2017!” they’re saying at […]

Following the tremendous success of the World Choir Games 2014 that attracted 460 choirs and roughly 27,000 participants from 73 nations […]

World of Voices

Husband confesses: While the wife is at choir practice…

His wife is a singer in the female choir "Philomela" from Finland and every Wednesday night he's watching the children while she's at choir […]

"My wife’s choir nights are a peculiar thing. First of all, they’re the best excuse for never having to go into meetings on late Wednesday […]

International Choral Scene

Social choir projects in Brazil

Helma Haller from Brazil, member of the World Choir Council, reports about how choir singing becomes more and more an important tool to […]

„There are many institutions, social projects and church actions with vision that music and art has the power to transform society. Inspired […]

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More dialogue at a cultural level

The great potential of a dialogue at cultural level was the main topic of a visit of some politicians of a regional and national level at […]

The deputy chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel, visited the INTERKULTUR organization office in […]

European Choir Games 2015

Singing under a sign of friendship

Choirs from Magdeburg and Saxony-Anhalt say welcome to international guests

From July 5 – 12, 2015 Magdeburg will be the center of the international choral scene and offers a platform for cultural exchange. To the […]

International Choral Scene

Nelson Mandela and the choral movement in South Africa

Ludumo Magangane, member of the World Choir Council from South Africa, about Nelson Mandela and the choral movement in his country

PreambleI need to mention that during the struggle for liberation in South Africa, both the visual and performing arts depicted the Black […]

International Choral Scene

The Toi Toi experience

John Galea from Malta, member of the World Choir Council, tells us about Toi Toi: A phrase used to wish good luck to an artist before going […]

The vision of Toi Toi is to inspire all children to be creative and incorporate arts as part of their lifestyle.  The mission is to find and […]

Choir Games

Free workshops with international choral experts!

From "The Art of Warming Up" to "Improvisation in the choir". At the European Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations four workshops with […]

Between July 7 and 10, 2015 as part of the European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations in Magdeburg there’s a daily workshop taking place […]

Your Voice

Voice of the month

INTERKULTUR is looking for the „Voice of the month“ – your special voice moments!

The scream of a newborn, the laugh of a child, the shout of joy when your deepest wishes come true, your voice as a beatbox, to finally sing […]

International Choral Scene

Gregory Simms presents his country and its choral music

The member of the World Choir Council from Jamaica, Gregory Simms, presents his country and its choral music. He is Principal Director of […]

„My little country Jamaica is known all over the world for beautiful white sand beaches, mesmeric reggae music and athletic superstars.  We […]

Your Voice

How to sing in a correct way

As member of a choir you deal intensively with your own voice and its sound. Although the voice is just one part of the choral sound, you […]

Some singers get a professional voice training to learn, how to sing right – maybe you too. But what means 'correct singing'? There are […]

World of Voices

One canon, two choirs, a lot of music

INTERKULTUR is looking for captive stories about how your choir got started, raised funds for its concert trips, stories about an […]

The Frauenchor Grenzland was one of 324 choirs from 60 nations at the 1st World Choir Games (former Choir Olympics), which picked the […]

European Choir Games 2015

Treasures in Magdeburg

European Choir Games rehearsals done, competitions completed and in the mood for some sort of scavenger hunt throughout Magdeburg this […]

No idea what this is about? No problem, we've collected a few links for you: Find a short explanation here. And a short introductional […]

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Cooperation between INTERKULTUR and the ICV

Focus on new projects and expanded international network

Founded in 1992 the International Conductors Association (ICV) represents an (inter)national forum for choral conductors and supports e.g. […]