Bratislava Music Agency
841 06 Bratislava 4
For choirs one piece in the programme must be a cappella. The others can be with piano. Time limit is 15 mins net .The time limit for orchestras is 20 minutes net. Repertoire can be participant’s own choice.
The registration fee for a choir or an orchestra: 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 participant's withdrawal from the competition. For participation in the festival without participation in the competition the applying ensemble will pay 200 EUR .
Individual workshops for ensembles can be arranged upon request on the first day of the festival.
Each choir/orchestra 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.
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
|Price per person||270€||220€||165€|
Package 3 Hotel **** in Bratislava a city centre
3x night/breakfast in twin/double rooms in a **** hotel (additional fee of 150 EUR for a single room)
Package 2 Hotel ***
3x night/breakfast in twin/double and triple rooms in a *** hotel (additional fee of 120 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: 15th April 2023
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:
Completed electronic application form
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 materials are to be sent in electronic format!
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
Choirs' & Orchestras' & Dance Groups 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
c) dance groups: 15 minutes dance performance
The organizer reserves the right to use the video and sound recordings taken at the festival.
1st May 2023 - Deadline for the first payment for room and board - 50%
15th June 2023 - 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
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