Final Awarding Ceremony Choir "Les Chanteurs du Comminges" , France Sagrada Família Lloret Main Beach Choir of the University in Louvain,Belgium Adoramus Mixed Choir, Slovenia Sa Caleta Beach Santa Clotilde Gardens Choir "Gallerie"  from Helsinki, Finland The Hallgrimskirkja Motet Choir , Iceland Choir ATH Bielsko-Biala, Poland Choir "Melody" from Navsie, Czech Republic International Jury 2014 Girls Choir "Cantabile", Poland Choir,,Inspiration,, from Ivanovo, Russia A Croche Choeur, France

The 8th International Choir Festival ,,Canco Mediterrania,, and Pau Casals Choir Competition is held in the 11-16 of September 2018 in Barcelona and Lloret de Mar –tourist capital of coast Costa Brava.

,,Costa Brava-Best of the World 2012 Top Travel Destinations,,- National Geographic Traveler

          The 8th International Choir Festival and Competition ,,Canco Mediterrania,, and Pau Casals Choir Competition is an international choir competition with various categories for amateur choirs- mixed choirs, female choirs,male choirs in sections:

–senior choirs

–adults choirs,

–youth choirs,

–school choirs

–children’s choirs.         

         

During the festival, choirs take part in special choir concert in the impressive Cathedral of Barcelona.

The choirs have the possibility to participate on the 7th International Choir Festival, but without participating on the choir contest.        

         At the concerts in the Cathedral of Barcelona may perform a limited number of choirs. The choirs, that have first submitted an application and have made other formalities connected with the festival, will have the priority.         

The competition bidding was deliberately designed to give each choir the chance to express its own traditions and strengths.

    

The competition has five categories:   

Category S: SACRED MUSIC

Category F: FOLKLORE

Category C: CATALAN MUSIC

Category P: POP MUSIC

Category PC: PAU CASALS COMPOSITION

The choirs will be divided several sections:

-section A-senior choirs (2/3 of the participants must to be older than 55 years)

-section B-adult choirs(2/3 of the participants must to be olderthan 26 years).

-section C- youth choirs(2/3 of the participants must to be 26 or younger)

-section D- school choirs (2/3 of the participants must to be 16-19years)

-section E-children choirs(2/3 of the participants must to be up to 16 years)

PRIZES

The choirs will by assessed by one international Jury.

Prizes in each of the five categories: 1st place 2nd place 3rd place golden diplomas, silver diplomas, bronze diplomas. The Jury can award exceptional prizes for special performances.

REGISTRATION

The choirs one kindly asked to send application form. When submitting an entry form you must include a short bio of the Choir (max. 1200 characters, spaces included) and a high quality digital picture of the Choir.

Registration fee : 150 Euro per choir. The entrance fee of 150 eur(per choir) allows the participation in all 5 categories of music ( without paying extra for participating in each competition category ).

PROGRAM

-12.09.2018- Choir Parade through the streets of Lloret de Mar,                          

opening ceremony    

St.Roma Church in Lloret de Mar:   concertscompetition category S,F,C,P,PC                     

- 13.09.2018- trip to Barcelona, concerts in the Cathedral in Barcelona

- 14.09.2018 additional Frendship Concerts in Barcelona and Lloret de Mar

-15.09.2018 awards ceremony, final event                     

Boat trip Mediterranean to medieval town of Tossa de Mar(optional)

VisitSt.Clotidle Gardens in Lloret de Mar .(optional)


Organizers and cooperators:

The Cultural Association Aplec Cultural Catala

Artistic Agency ,,Serra Brava,,

Cathedral of Barcelona

Municipality of Lloret de Mar

Amics del Musica

Radio Nova Lloret

Club Marina Casinet

Lloret Turisme

Cathedral of Barcelona

Oficina de Catala- Barcelona

Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Barcelona

Miramar TV

TV Barcelona

Artistic Committee:                                  

prof.Natalia Komarova                    

prof.Jiri Holubec                                  

Dr hab. Jan Borowski Prof AM                             .

7th International Choir Festival and Competition ,,Canco Mediterrania,,

C.Masia del Roser11 , 3/2

17310 Lloret de Mar –SPAIN

Tel. +34 972 36 15 12MerceVillanueva - english, francaise, italian, spanish

opening hours: 10-13 and 16-19.     

+34 972 377 058 –spanish, polish, russian      

         

          Concert - Barcelona, Catedral de Barcelona

          Concert - Lloret de Mar

          Concert final- Teatre de Lloret de Mar

          Festival 2013 - concert final

          Festival 2013 - opening ceremony

          Festival 2013- St.Roma Church-Lloret de Mar, Cathedral of Barcelona

          II Festival 2012

          IV Festival 2014

          Festival 2015

          VI Festival 2016


         

Organizers and cooperators

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