Participation opportunities

This INTERKULTUR event provides you the opportunity to choose from the following options of participation:

Non-competitive participationCompetitive participation
Festival participationCompetition categories*
Evaluation performance*

at least one friendship concert performance included

Evaluation Performance
Friendship Concerts

"I just want to say Thank you for a pleasant and inspiring stay in Calella and the Canta al Mar Festival last week. And thanks for your kind and serviceminded way to meet us and all our questions"

Annika Sjöstrand, Sofia Motettkör (Schweden, Canta al mar 2016)

I was in Calella last week, just listening and looking at the festival. GREAT FESTIVAL!

Øistein Buen, Conductor Singspiration (Norway, Canta al mar 2016)

"I would like to send a thank you to your staff and organisation for well organised and wonderful days in Calella and Barcelona! For me and my choir Ad Libitum, Trondheim, it was lovely to get so much response from other singers and audience both on the "Music and Light"-concert and the competitions."

Bodil Egseth, Ad Libitum Trondheim, Norway (Canta al mar 2016)

Registration Information

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Event Details

Schedule of the Event
Official Events
Artistic Committee

Participating Groups

We are happy to welcome 42 choirs from 20 nations to the 7th Canta al mar!

China, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Japan
Indonesia, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Philippines, Romania, Russia
Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, USA

What is music for you? - Canta al mar 2012

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3,5 kilometers of sandy beach, its location directly at the Mediterranean Sea and its proximity to Barcelona make Calella a popular European destination. During the choral festival singers can wonderfully make music, stroll and relax in the contemplative old town with its Catalan and Mediterranean charm.
Since its 650 years of history Calella has developed from a small fishing village into a favoured resort of all nations and age groups. This mixture of modernity, hospitality and Catalan traditions add a special touch to Calella and thus make it an appealing travel destination.

Competition Results

We congratulate all singers to their great results! All in all 29 golden, 24 silver and 3 bronze diplomas were awarded. Many thanks to all choirs and ensembles for participating!

Results(250 KB)

How was the last time?

Are you interested in previous events of this series? Check out the last edition of Canta al mar!