It is now possible to enter The Chorus Review and the Contest for Vocal Ensembles arranged at the Tampere Vocal Music Festival 2017. Read the rules carefully and fill in the entry forms on the Rules pages of each happening.
The Tampere Vocal Music Festival (6–11 June 2017) will bring together thousands of singers from all around the world. The Artistic Director of the Festival is choir conductor Sanna Valvanne. The members of the multinational juries of the Chorus Review and the Contest for Vocal Ensembles are from Finland, Ireland, the UK, Japan, Canada, Sweden and Slovenia. Applications for the Chorus Review and for the qualifying round of the Contest for Vocal Ensembles will be accepted from 2 January 2017. See you in Tampere!
One hundred choirs to celebrate Finland’s centenary
The Tampere Vocal Music Festival invites choirs in the Tampere region to a joint concert at Keskustori in Tampere to celebrate the centenary of Finland’s independence on 24 May at 19.00–19.30. The concert will be conducted from the balcony of City Hall by Sanna Valvanne, Artistic Director of the Tampere Vocal Music Festival. After the concert at Keskustori, the choirs will give pop-up performances in cafés and restaurants in Tampere city centre between 20.00 and 22.00. In the night there is an afterparty for all the participating choirs at the Old Customs House at 22.00. Titled 100 Kuoroa (‘100 Choirs’), the happening forms part of the Tampere Vocal Festival advance event, Muista Sävel! (The Power of Song). Participating in the 100 Choirs event is free of charge for choirs.