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 competitions, Friendship Concerts, Evaluation Performances and Individual Coachings with international choral experts. This year 21 choirs from 10 nations will come together in 11 categories from May 15 - 19, 2019 in Hội An, Vietnam to celebrate a brilliant festival of choral music.
As a prelude, the Hội An Theatre will open its doors on May 15 at 20:00h for the Opening Ceremony of the 6th edition of the International Choir Competition, at which ensembles from six nations, amongst others, will tune in musically to the coming days full of international choral music. And friends, choral music fans and families at home can join in: a special highlight will be the live broadcast of the opening ceremony at http://qrt.vn.
On May 16, 2019 the categories Children's and Youth Choirs as well as Choirs with Equal Voices will start at Hội An Beach Resort from 14:00 h, and from 19:00 h Mixed & Equal Voices Choirs as well as Chamber Choirs will come together to present their challenging repertoires to the critical eyes of the international jury.
One of the most popular categories, Sacred Choral Music, will kick off May 17 at Hội An Beach Resort from 11:00 h onwards, followed by another crowd-puller, category Folklore, from 15:30 h in the same venue.
May 18 offers numerous highlights for choirs and visitors alike: The Grand Prix Competition will begin at 11:00 h at Hội An Beach Resort, where the best choirs in each category will compete for the Hội An Choir Prize 2019. At 16:00 h all participants will come together for the joint awards ceremony at Hội An Beach Theatre to receive their well-deserved accolades and to celebrate their successes with a colourful and lively parade through the historic old town from 17:00 h onwards. At 18:00 h the singers from 10 nations will start their farewell party and Hội An Legendary Night – a wonderful festival of lights with traditional lanterns and Vietnamese lampions – in the ancient Old Town.