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Below you can find the latest news of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat, with the most recent news at the top. Older news can be found on the following pages (see bottom of this page) as well as in the >> archive. You can also search for news >> here


Michal Hájek successful in conductors‘ competition

At the International Competition for Young conductors in Hungary, 29-year old conductor Michal Hájek from Czech Republic won the overall 1st prize as well as the special prize of the European Choral...



Summer Activities 2011

Our summer activities 2011 started successfully with two events for children's and youth choirs: The small and intimate singing week in Holstebro, Denmark (pictures here) and the festival EUROPA...



Final weekend of Uniting Youth in Song in Örebro

The European cooperation project Uniting Youth in Song (July 2009 to June 2011) is approaching its end. During the weekend May 27th to 29th 2011, Länsmusiken - Swicco staged a number of events...



World Youth Choir 2011 summer session cancelled

It is our unpleasant duty to inform you that the 2011 Summer Session of the World Youth Choir in Argentina and Uruguay has been cancelled due to unforeseen, last moment financial difficulties. Read...



Association "Friends of Choral Music in Europe" founded

On March 19th 2011 the Association "Friends of Choral Music in Europe" was founded and welcomed with a fundraising concert. The purpose of the association is the promotion of intercultural dialogue...



Presentations from EC General Assembly 2010 online

All presentations from our General Assembly in Namur in November 2010 are now available online. The programme included keynotes by Isabelle Durant and Blasko Smilevski, the presentation of...



AGEC (1955 - 2010) + Europa Cantat (1960/63 - 2010) = European Choral Association - Europa Cantat (from 2011) ONE VOICE FOR CHORAL MUSIC IN EUROPE

On November 27th 2010 the members of Europa Cantat – European Federation of Young Choirs and AGEC - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Europäischer Chorverbände completed the merger between the two organisations...