Collegium Vocale Celje, Slovenia © INTERKULTUR

The winning smiles of Porec

Awards Ceremony of ISTRAMUSICA bears great results

A total of 12 Golden and 10 Silver Diplomas were awarded to the participating choirs of ISTRAMUSICA 2018 in Porec, Croatia this afternoon. In the morning the best choirs that were selected by the international jury competed once again in a Grand Prize Competition for the overall win. The award went to Collegium Vocale Celje from Slovenia.

Also a total of six category winners were awarded in Porec, of which even three wins went to Adolf Frediks Flickör from Sweden, congratulations: 

Category A1 – Mixed Choirs - Difficulty Level I
Collegium Vocale Celje (Slovenia)
conducted by: Bernarda Preložnik Kink

Category A3 – Female Choirs - Difficulty Level I
Kud "Učka" Matulji (Croatia)
conducted by: Saša Matovina

Category G1 – Children's Choirs
Adolf Fredriks Flickkör (Sweden)
conducted by: Fredrik Winberg

Category G3 – Youth Choirs of mixed voices
Junges Consortium Berlin - Jugendkammerchor der Musikschule City-West (Germany)
conducted by: Vinzenz Weissenburger

Category S – Sacred Choral Music a cappella
Adolf Fredriks Flickkör (Sweden)
conducted by: Fredrik Winberg

Category F – Folklore
Adolf Fredriks Flickkör (Sweden)
conducted by: Fredrik Winberg

The international jury also awarded Special Prizes for special achievements:

The Female Choir "Rūta" from Latvia got a “Special Prize for an outstanding and colorful stage performance”.

A Conductor’s Prize was awarded to Fredrik Winberg, conductor of Adolf Frediks Flickkör from Sweden.

A scholarship for a participation in the 5th International Conductor’s Seminar Wernigerode 2019 was granted to Mariam Avetisian from Russia, conductor of „Khor "Moskovskiye Kolokolchiki" Musykalnoy Shkoly Gnesinykh“ and also to Vincenz Weissenburger, conductor of "Junges Consortium Berlin - Jugendkammerchor der Musikschule City-West).

And finally, the special “ISTRAMUSICA 2018 #OurSongForPorec Prize” also went to Collegium Vocale Celje (Slovenia) for the best impromptu choir performance and video in the city:

A complete list of results is available for download here. Congratulations to all choirs, you made this event in Porec special again!

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