Competition Grand Prix


B – Children's choirs

B 1 – Children's choirs up to 12 years of age
B 2 – Children's ch oirs up to 16 years of age

C – Boys' choirs

C 1 – Boys' choirs (S, A)
C 2 – Boys' choirs (S, A, T, B)

D – Youth choirs

D 1 – Youth choirs up to 19 years of age (S, A)
D 2 – Youth choirs up to 19 years of age (T, B)
D 3 – Youth choirs up to 19 years of age (S, A, T, B)

E – Adult choirs

E 1 – Adult choirs - women
E 2 – Adult choirs - men
E 3 – Adult choirs - mixed

F – Folklore without age differences

F1 – Folklore a capella for all choir categories
F2 – Folklore with instrumental accompaniment for all choir categories

G – Chamber choirs (women, men, mixed, max. 24 singers)

H – Vocal groups without age differences (8 – 16 singers)

I – Spiritual, gospel, jazz without age differences



  • The competition is open for non-professional choirs.
  • One choir may take part in more categories of the competition.
  • There is no limit as to the number of singers.
  • Age limitation: singers must not reach the age that is given in the competition category as of the day of competition.
  • The choir sends one copy of scores of the contest compositions, the copies of scores are not returned, they are supposed to stay in the festival archive.
  • The programme the choir sent cannot be changed.
  • If the choir takes part in more then 1 competition category, each song in all competition programmes must be presented only once.
  • The time limit for all categories is 15 minutes of clear time.
  • Should the time limit be exceeded, the jury will terminate the competition performance of the choir.
  • All the competition categories shall perform one composition a capella.
  • In all categories the singing is expected without a microphone and other devices.
  • According to the number of gained points the jury will award:
      Gold medals   90 - 100 points
      Silver medals  75 - 89 points
      Bronze medals   60 - 74 points
  • Besides the point classification, the jury shall not issue any other written evaluation of the choir performance.


Bookmark and Share
© 2009 Festa Musicale | Created by