Bratislava Music Agency
841 06 Bratislava 4
One piece in the programme must be a cappella. Other pieces can be accompanied by the piano. Time limit: 15 minutes.
The time limit for orchestras is 20 minutes. Repertoire can be participant’s own choice.
Each choir and orchestra will receive a diploma certifying the results. The jury may award other special prizes; for instance for the programme dramaturgy, voice production or original interpretation.
The registration fee of a choir: 1 contest category makes 250 EUR, each next one contest category makes 200 EUR. The given registration fee is not paid back in the case of cancellation of the application. For participation in the festival without participation in the competition 100 EUR.
Individual workshops for ensembles can be arranged upon request on the first day of the festival.
Each choir including the conductor, accompanying people and bus drivers have to pay their travel expenses, expenses on accommodation and food. Choice of the package is obligatory.The prices are quoted per person.
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The package price includes:
3x night and breakfast in a hotel
guidance during the whole stay
Bratislava sightseeing tour
opening concert of participating ensembles
public concert performance of participating ensembles
final diploma ceremony
Package 3 Hotel **** in Bratislava city centre
3x night/breakfast in twin/double rooms in a **** hotel (additional fee of 101 EUR for a single room)
Package 2 Hotel ***
3x night/breakfast in twin/double and triple rooms in a *** hotel (additional fee of 60 EUR for a single room)
Package 1 Hotel **
3x night/breakfast in a ** hotel - 2 rooms with a shared bathroom, WC, 2-3 beds
The organizers reserve the right to arrange accommodation and catering of the participating choirs.
Application deadline: 1st October 2018.
The application must be filled in electronically. After receiving the application form, each accepted participating group will be contacted by email and receives an official confirmation of participation.
The application shall be enclosed with the following:
Complete application form
Competition program (name of the composition, composer's full name, length of the compositions)
Sound recording of the choir not older than 3 years (mp3, link)
Choir and conductor's curricula (10 lines)
Choir and conductor's photo (print quality)
Scores for competition works (PDF)
A copy of money order or bank transfer confirming payment for the festival fee
All the materials are to be sent in electronic format!
Each choir will receive a diploma with the certification of the results. Upon proposal of the jury other prizes of the festival will be awarded; for the best performances from the point of view of dramaturgy, voice culture, or conducting. The jury's decisions are final, no appeals may be made.
An international jury comprising distinguished professionals will judge the competition on the following criteria:
A/ choice of works and programme arrangement
B/ technique and interpretation
C/ artistic impression
Maximum of 100 points, the medals will be awarded as follows:
Diploma for participation up to 59,99 points
Bronze certificate 60,00 - 74,99 points
Silver certificate 75,00 - 89,99 points
Gold certificate 90,00 - 100 points
Grand Prix according to jury's decision, min. 97 points
October 15th 2018 - Deadline for the first payment for room and board - 50%
November 20th 2018 - Deadline for the final payment for room and board.
Holder of account: Bratislava Music Agency
Záhumenská 3/A, 84106, Bratislava IV,
Bank: Slovenská sporiteľňa,
a.s., Bratislava - Suche Myto 6,
Account Nr.: 0631809658/0900
Swift code: GIBASKBX