Voices Meeting for a Better World
July 27th - August 1st 2019 | Lisbon, Portugal
July 27th - August 1st 2019 | Lisbon, Portugal

Individuals

I want to attend the professional programme

Choir

I want to sing with my choir

Exhibition

I want to exhibit during the festival

INTRODUCTION TO THE IFCM WORLD CHORAL EXPO

The IFCM World Choral EXPO is an event realizing the choral needs of the international choral community .It aims to provide an opportunity for choral singers, choral professionals, conductors, composers and music educators to interact and learn from world-renowned choirs and their conductors. The IFCM World Choral EXPO comprises of three major elements: 1) choral education, 2) choir performances and 3) an exhibition. The inaugural WCE took place in 2015 in Macau SAR, and brought together over 10,000 attendees with the common goal to sing ‘songs of friendship and peace’. The opportunity to work with such knowledgeable and high-profile choral personalities, to mix with like-minded choral musicians from around the world, and to share and hear some of the finest choral singing on the planet is a rare and powerful event for the worldwide choral community.

THE THEME FOR 2019

 The 2019 theme ofVoices Meeting for a Better Worldassociated with the IFCM World Choral EXPO should encourage global friendships and world peace. Through the common love for choral music, participants, performers and sponsors should be able to come together seamlessly to make lifelong friendships and to inspire musicians, no matter how amateur or experienced.

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Content

Read more information on the programme elements of the World Choral Expo 2019

Cathegories of Participation / Registration

Take a look on the different participation cathegories, level of access to various programmes and conditions.
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Cathegories of
Performing Choirs

Read the 6 different choir cathegories of the festival based on their size and members’ age range.

Criteria for selection
of choirs

The IFCM Artistic Committee will select both performing choirs and cultural exchange choirs based on the same criterias.
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LOGISTICS

Find more information here on the venues, accommodation, transportation and tourism activities.

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