Your gateway to The Champions Competition
Go for Gold in Japan and sing for the Champions title at the World Choir Games!
Events like the World Choir Games are open to amateur choirs of each level from all around the world. There are suitable competitions for choirs of each level and genre, since the World Choir Games are divided into The Open Competition and The Champions Competition, which take place in up to 28 different categories each. The Open Competition is open to any amateur choir from around the world, regardless the current level of achievements or international competition experience, whereas participation in The Champions Competition requires a special proof of qualification from the choirs that want to register here.
The Champions Competition: a contest for the best of the best
Choirs competing in The Champions Competition are by the decision of the Artistic Committee and addresses choirs that have corresponding international competitive experience and have already proven their ability in concerts and international choral competitions. This competition is evaluated by an international jury of seven choral experts, who rate the performances according to the evaluation system of the World Choir Games.
Choirs are awarded Bronze, Silver or Gold Medals depending on the number of points. The gold medal choir with the highest number of points, in each category, will be awarded the title “Champion of the World Choir Games“.
One of the various ways to qualify for participation in The Champions Competition is winning a Golden Diploma at one of the MUSICA MUNDI events by INTERKULTUR since 2017. Since due to the pandemic the possibilities of earning such diplomas were limited in recent months, INTERKULTUR offers the unique chance to qualify for competing in The Champions Competition at the World Choir Games 2022 in Gangneung (Republic of Korea) through participation in the 3rd Sing’n’Pray Kobe in January 2022.
Sing’n’Pray Kobe as your gateway to The Champions Competition
When you decide to participate in Sing’n’Pray Kobe 2022 you can qualify for The Champions Competition of the World Choir Games 2022 through both the competitions and evaluation rounds. If your choir is evaluated with at least 20.5 (out of 30) points by the international jury you will receive a Golden Diploma and Qualification Certificate for The Champions Competition.
This is how it works: register for The Champions Competition of the World Choir Games 2022 by September 22 (Early Bird Registration Deadline) or December 01, 2021 (Regular Registration Deadline) and tell us you’re going to qualify through an Evaluation Performance or competition participation at Sing’n’Pray Kobe 2022.
The registration deadlines for Sing’n’Pray Kobe 2022 are June 14 for the Early Birds and September 13 for regular registration. More information is available here.