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 200 EUR.
Each choir including the conductor, accompanying people and bus drivers shall pay its own travel expenses, expenses on accommodation and food. 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 for participants
public concert performance for participating choirs
Package 3 Hotel **** in Bratislava city centre
3x night/breakfast in double/twin rooms in a **** hotel (additional fee of 120 EUR for a single room)
Package 2 Hotel ***
3x night/breakfast in double/twin and triple rooms in a *** hotel (additional fee of 90 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 90 EUR for a single room)
The organizers reserve the right to arrange accommodation and catering of the participating choirs.
Application deadline: 1st October 2023.
Registration fee per first competition category is EUR 250/choir and 200 EUR for each next category and it is to be paid before October 1st 2023. In case of cancellation of an application, the fee is not refundable. For participation in the festival without participation in the competition 200 EUR.
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 2023 - Deadline for the first payment for room and board - 50%
November 20th 2023 - 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
Up to 61 days before Festival begin: 0% cancellation fee of the group package price
60 – 32 days before Festival begin: 50% cancellation fee of the group package price
31 – 15 days before Festival begin: 75% cancellation fee of the group package price
15 – 0 days before Festival begin: 100% cancellation fee of the group package price
Up to 60 days before Festival begin: 0% cancellation fee of the group package price
59 – 32 days before Festival begin: 10% persons of the whole group can be cancelled for free
(which means, for example: the group of 30 persons can cancel the stay of 3 persons for free- package price)
31 – 15 days before Festival begin: 6% persons of the whole group can be cancelled for free (for example: the group of 30 persons for 3 nights can cancel 1,8 persons for free)
14 –8 days before Festival begin: 3% persons of the whole group can be cancelled for free (for example: the group of 30 persons for 3 nights can cancel 1 person for free)
7-0 days before Festival begin: 0% persons can be cancelled for free