will be held on the 1st and 2nd of October, 2016 in the Croatian National Theatre in Osijek
The first round of applications lasts until July 15th, and the second until November 1st, 2016 because the number of participation choirs is limited
Organization: The Croatian Choral Directors Association and Croatian Singing Society Lipa Osijek
The competition and festival will mark the 140th year of work for the Croatian Singing Society Lipa Osijek
THE COMPETITION - Saturday, October 1st
The competition is open to all kinds of singing ensembles with at least four singers.
|Any kind of choir can compete, be it
- female or
- folk singers,
- folkloristic singing ensembles,
- classical choirs,
- and others.
The competition lasts one day which gives the competitors the chance of returning home on the very same day. The ensembles which wish to sleep over have a wide variety of accommodation available in both Osijek and in its vicinity.
The winner of the Grand Prix will also be awarded a monetary prize of 1000 Euros. All other choirs qualified to compete for the Grand Prix, but did not win, will also be awarded 350 Euros each.
The members of the jury:
Irena Kosmač (Slovenia)
Bojan Pogrmilović (Croatia) www.pogrmilovic.com
Aleksander Solovyev (Russia)
Branko Stark (Croatia) www.brankostark.com
The event schedule of the competition (October 1st):
8:30-11:30 h Partcipants’ stage rehearsals
12:00-17:00 h - Competition
18:00 h Concert of the HPD Lipa Osijek Choir
19:00 h Award giving ceremony and final Grand Prix competition
20:30 h – closing
The schedule is subject to change and will depend on the number of competing choirs.
FESTIVAL (Sunday, October 2nd)
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