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 jury shall not issue any other evaluation of a choir‘s performance in writing. Jury decisions are final, no appeals can be made.
The registration fee of a choir: 1 contest category makes 250 EUR, each next contest category makes 200 EUR.
For the participation in the festival without a participation in the competition an ensemble shall pay 150 EUR.
The given registration fee is not paid back in case of the application cancellation.
Each choir including the conductor, accompanying people and bus drivers shall pay their travel expenses, expenses on accommodation and food.The prices are quoted per person.
The package price includes:
Price per person
3x night and breakfast in a hotel
guidance during the whole stay
Bratislava sightseeing tour
opening concert for participants
public concert performance for participating choirs
final ceremony with cultural programme
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 a ** hotel - (2 rooms with a shared bathroom, WC, 2-3 beds)
The organizers reserve the right to arrange the accommodation and catering of the participating choirs.
Application deadline: 15th December 2013
Applications can be sent from 1st March 2013 till 15th December 2013.
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 programme (name of the compositions, composer's full name, length of the compositions)
Sound recording of the choir not older than 3 years (a mp3 or a link)
Choir's orchestra's and conductor's curricula (cca 10 lines each)
Choir's, orchestra's and conductor's photo
Scores of the competition works (to be sent via email in PDF, JPG or similar formats)
A copy of money order or bank transfer confirming the payment of the festival fee.
All the materials are to be sent in electronic format!
Choirs' & Orchestras' Performances during the festival:
a) 20 minutes of secular, sacred or folk music
b) 20 minute orchestral programme
The organizer reserves the right to use the video and sound recordings taken at the festival.
According to the amount of acquired points, the international jury will award:
Diploma for participation up to 14,99 points
Bronze certificate 15 - 19,99 points
Silver certificate 20 - 24,99 points
Gold certificate 25 - 29,99 points
Grand Prix SLOVAKIA CANTAT min.28 points
February 15th, 2014 - Deadline for the first payment for room and board - 50%
March 21st, 2014 - Deadline for the final payment for room and board.
Holder of account: Bratislava Music Agency
Záhumenská 3, 84106, Bratislava IV,
Bank: Slovenská sporitelna, a.s., Bratislava - Suche Myto 6,
Account Nr.: 0631809658/0900
Swift code: GIBASKBX