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Tradition, architecture and lifestyle
Albania welcomes singers to experience the country’s multifaceted history
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 […]
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:
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
European Choir Games 2015 Video Diary
Want to see what you miss at the European Choir Games? Check out the video diary on ChoirTV.com!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
INTERKULTUR is ON STAGE
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 […]
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, […]
"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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Treasures in Magdeburg
European Choir Games rehearsals done, competitions completed and in the mood for some sort of scavenger hunt throughout Magdeburg this […]
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