Bratislava Music Agency
841 06 Bratislava 4
For choirs, one piece in the programme must be a cappella. The rest can be accompanied by a piano. Time limit is 15 min music time.The time limit for orchestras is 20 minutes. Repertoire can be participant’s own choice.
The registration fee of a choir or an orchestra: 1 contest category makes 200 EUR, each next one contest category makes 150 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.
Each choir or orchestra including the conductor, accompanying people and bus drivers shall pay their travel expenses, expenses on accommodation and food by itself.
Price per person
The package price includes:
3x night and breakfast in hotel
guidance during the whole stay
Bratislava sightseeing tour
opening concert for participants
public concert performance for participating choirs
Package 3 Hotel **** in Bratislava city centre
3x night/breakfast in twin bed rooms in a **** hotel /additional fee of 101 EUR for a single room/
Package 2 Hotel ***
3x night/breakfast in twin bed rooms in a *** hotel (additional fee of 60 EUR for a single room)
Package 1 Hotel **
3x night/breakfast in two star hotels - 2 rooms with a shared bathroom, WC, 2-3 beds/ (additional fee for a single room)
The organizers reserve the right to arrange accommodation and catering of the participating choirs.
Application deadline: 15th April 2017
Applications can be sent from 1st July 2016 to 15th April 2017.
After receiving the application form, each accepted participating group will be contacted by email and receive an official confirmation of participation.
The application shall be enclosed with:
Competition programme (name of the composition, composer's full name, length of the compositions)
Sound recording of the choir / orchestra not older than 3 years (mp3, link)
Choir's / orchestra´s and conductor's brief curricula (ca 10 lines)
A photo of the choir / orchestra and the conductor (print quality)
A copy of the scores of the competition pieces (PDF)
A copy of money order or bank transfer confirming payment for the festival fee
All the material are to be sent in electronic format!
Each choir and orchestra will receive a diploma certifying the results. The jury may award other special prizes; for instance for programme dramaturgy, voice production or original interpretation.
The jury shall not issue any other evaluation of a choir‘s or orchestra´s performance in writing. Jury decisions are final, no appeals may be made.
According to the number of acquired points, the international jury will award:
Diploma for participation up to 59,99 points
Bronze certificate 60 - 74.9 points
Silver certificate 75 - 89.9 points
Gold certificate 90 - 100 points
Grand Prix min. 97 points
Choir Performances during Festival:
Singing during mass
Orchestra Performances during Festival:
Bands Performances during Festival:
Mixed Ensembles Performances:
May 15 2017 - Deadline for the first payment for room and board - 50%
June 15 2017 - Deadline for the final payment for room and board.
Holder of account: Bratislava Music Agency
Záhumenská 3/A, 84106, Bratislava IV,
Bank: Slovenská sporitelna,
a.s., Bratislava - Suché Mýto 6,
Account Nr.: 0631809658/0900
Swift code: GIBASKBX