"We had a wonderful time in Linz! What with this having been our first larger competition, the help and guidance you offered was extremely important to us. I allheartedly thank you and hope we'll see each other again."
Sound Waves Linz
International Choir Competition and Festival
New name, established host: In 2021 the city of Bruckner, Linz in Austria welcomes choirs from all over the world to the International Choir Competition and Festival "SOUND WAVES Linz" at the Danube river.
In addition to special competition categories for Children's, Youth and Young Adult choirs, a new Folklore category has been added to the program, which will give an exciting insight into the special choir traditions of the world.
Venues like the Brucknerhaus, the first address in the cultural and concert life of the city of Linz, the Linz Cathedral and the St. Florian Monastery provide a top-class setting for the event.
The festival of choral music offers participating choirs the opportunity to take part in competitions as well as in Friendship and Gala Concerts and to sing in a large international festival choir together with fellow singers from all over the world.
"Thank You again for the wonderful festival, we had so much fun! We would like to thank the whole INTERKULTUR staff, who worked on Anton Bruckner festival for the wonderful experience we had. Hope to see you again someday!"
"Thanks for a wonderful well organized festival and competition, congratulations!"
Early Bird deadline: October 19, 2020
Registration deadline: December 14, 2020
With the event package INTERKULTUR offers participants of its events a special service
We take care of all the details and through authorized agencies of the INTERKULTUR event series we offer an event package that includes, amongst others, accommodation in different hotel categories as well as other local services.
- For local choirs that do not require overnight stay, an event package without hotel services is of course also available.
- Since the event package includes also the participant fee, the reservation is required for all participants.
The rates of the event packages vary according to 3 country groups. They based on the United Nations’ Human Development Index (HDI) and adopted to the requirements of the national choral scenes.
Please select your country to see the event package for your participation:
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