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 for one ensemble: 1 contest category is 250 EUR, each further contest category is 200 EUR. For participation in the festival without participation in the competition: 200 EUR. The registration fee is not paid back in the case of cancellation of the application.
Individual workshops for ensembles can be arranged upon request on the first day of the festival.
The organizers reserve the right to arrange accommodation and board for the participating choirs within one of the offered packages. 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.
Price per person
The package price includes:
3x night and breakfast in 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 a city centre
3x night/breakfast in twin/double rooms in a **** hotel (additional fee of 120 EUR for a single room)
Package 2 Hotel ***
3x night/breakfast in twin/double and triple rooms in a *** hotel (additional fee of 80 EUR for a single room)
Package 1 Hotel **
3x night/breakfast in a ** hotel - 2 rooms with a shared bathroom, WC, 2-3 beds. (additional fee of 60 EUR for a single room)
Application deadline: 1st August 2021
The application must be filled in electronically. 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 the following:
Complete application form
Competition program (name of the composition, composer full name, length of the compositions)
Sound record of the choir not older than 3 years (mp3, link)
Choir/orchestra and conductor curricula (10 lines)
Choir/orchestra and conductor 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 ensemble will receive a diploma certifying the results. The jury may award other special prizes; for instance for programme dramaturgy, voice production or original interpretation.
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 - 74,99 points
Silver certificate 75 - 89,99 points
Gold certificate 90 - 100 points
Grand Prix BRATISLAVA CANTAT min. 97 points
Choirs' & Orchestras' Performances during the festival:
a) choirs: 5 mins sacred music programme a cappella or with piano accompaniment - opening concert, at least one 15 min. performance - free programme
b) orchestras: 20 minutes orchestral performance
Choice of repertoire:
The repertoire can be participant’s own choice, no compulsory songs.
1st August 2018 – deadline for sending in the application form
15th August 2018 - deadline for the first payment for room and board - 50%
25th August 2018 - 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 - Suche Myto 6,
Account Nr.: 0631809658/0900
Swift code: GIBASKBX