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2020 Mar 27 highlighted
Published: Mar 27,2020
The International Choral Bulletin (ICB), the professional, scholarly journal/magazine edited by the International Federation for Choral Music IFCM) is looking for volunteer translators from English to French, German to French and Spanish to French.
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2020 Mar 26 highlighted
Published: Mar 26,2020
The Coronavirus is spreading world-wide and the crisis is severely affecting public, cultural and social life. The music ecosystem has already been hit heavily and will continue to be massively affected by the measures taken to prevent any further spread of the virus.
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2020 Mar 26 highlighted
Published: Mar 26,2020
It is with deep regret that the EMC Board has decided to cancel the European Forum on Music 2020 which was scheduled to take place from 4 - 7 June 2020 in Bonn, Germany. The uncertainty created by the spread of the Coronavirus worldwide and the measures taken to contain it, do not make it possible for the EMC to continue with the event as planned.
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2020 Mar 26 highlighted
Published: Mar 26,2020
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2020 Mar 16 highlighted
Published: Mar 15,2020
It is with enormous sadness that Symposium 2020 Ltd, in conjunction with the New Zealand Choral Federation and the International Federation for Choral Music, announces that the 12th World Symposium on Choral Music (WSCM2020), due to take place in Auckland, New Zealand from 11 to 18 July, is cancelled.
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2020 Feb 27 highlighted
Published: Feb 27,2020
Call for Singers - APYC 2020 in Kuala Lumpur
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2020 Feb 27 highlighted
Published: Feb 27,2020
The European Choral Association – Europa Cantat has developed, with the help of numerous partners throughout Europe, a series of guidelines and handbooks in the frame of different EU-funded projects.
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2020 Feb 25 highlighted
Published: Feb 25,2020
Twists and turns are a part of life and setbacks often happen, however, strong people always choose to face rainstorms and go through rough ways. Facing the terrible outbreaks of Coronavirus, all the kind-hearted and brave people all over the world reach each other with singing, encourage each other with hopes, and warm each other with love. Therefore, Mrs. Emily Kuo Vong who is President of the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) creatived and launched to produce this meaningful video, and the International Cultural Center of Monte Real in Portugal joined hands with IFCM to call on all the friends from the whole choral community across the world to pass the best wishes to China.
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2020 Mar 27 highlighted
Published: Mar 27,2020
Participants in the 68th European Music Festival for Young People (previously 30 Apr-4 May 2020) have been preparing for months and are really looking forward to participating at EMJ. To accommodate the current questions and suggestions of the participants, the organization will, for the first time in the 68-year history of the European Music Festival for Young People, postpone its yearly event until the weekend of 11-14 September 2020.
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2020 Mar 27 highlighted
Published: Mar 27,2020
NANCY voix du monde will not take place from May 20 to 24, 2020.
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2020 Mar 27 highlighted
Published: Mar 27,2020
With great regret, the Board of Directors of the European Youth Choir Festival Basel announces that the 12th European Youth Choir Festival Basel from 20-24 May 2020 has been cancelled.
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2020 Mar 27 highlighted
Published: Mar 26,2020
It is with considerable regret that the Board of the Cork International Choral Festival (planned on 29 Apr-3 May) announces the cancellation of this year’s Festival. The Festival’s Board took this difficult decision based on the present situation at national and European level in relation to the Covid-19 virus.
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2020 Mar 26 highlighted
Published: Aug 30,2019
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2020 Mar 26 highlighted
Published: Jan 31,2020
Conferences, Symposia, and National Conference in Dallas, Texas, in 2021.
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2020 Mar 26 highlighted
Published: Mar 26,2020
To our choral colleagues around the world, please know that Choral Canada stands with you in these unprecedented times. We have all been heartbroken to see our artistic seasons and all the beautiful, community-driven music projects we have been preparing over recent months seemingly vanish, or at least be put on indefinite hold, as the planet deals with the global health crisis at hand.
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2020 Feb 27 highlighted
Published: Feb 27,2020
A second training session for choral conductors was organized in Cotonou, Benin, from 25 January to 02 February, as part of IFCM’s Conductors Without Borders program.
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2020 Feb 27 highlighted
Published: Feb 27,2020
In 2019, World Choral Day was celebrated on the second Sunday of December. In addition to recognizing choral concerts on 8 December 2019, choirs were given the opportunity to register any choral events which took place during the entire month of December, creating a stronger and more visible presence of the project globally
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2020 Feb 27 highlighted
Published: Feb 27,2020
The international jury meeting for the World Youth Choir (WYC) session 2020 took place in Bonn, Germany, 28-31 January 2020, hosted by the session organiser, the Bundesjugendorchester. During these days the jury selected the best singers for this specific session from over 200 candidates. After many hours of listening to the numerous recordings and evaluating the applications, the jury chose 89 singers from 41 countries to be part of the World Youth Choir 2020 session.
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2020 Feb 18 highlighted
Published: Feb 18,2020
IFCM Choral Composition award-winning piece Nur by Juan Manuel Conejo was premiered in Ankara, Turkey by the Turkish State Choir under the direction of Josep Vila i Casanas on 25th January 2020 and with the introduction and presentation by IFCM Vice President Gábor Móczár and IFCM Board Member Burak Onur Erdem.
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2020 Jan 31 highlighted
Published: Jan 31,2020
This year, the World Youth Choir is having a special session in the frame of the festivities of the Beethoven Anniversary Year, joining the National Youth Orchestra of Germany – Bundesjugendorchester (BJO) - for a programme of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and a commissioned work by Tan Dun entitled Nine.
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ICB Bulletin

Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Bulletin is published quarterly in the four official languages of IFCM: English, French, German and Spanish. It is distributed in more than 80 countries on the five continents and is the official voice of choral music around the world.

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Global Choral Calendar

Our focus at the moment is to unite the choral calendars of international choral organisations. Meanwhile please consult the calendar of choral events published by the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat here.

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