Edition 2023 – Welcome to the 17th edition!
The Competition has received, during the last years, the following patronages:
Around 280 choirs from all over the world have participated during these years.
These are the previous Grand Prix winners:
2007: Youth Choir Septemthillis – Slovakia
2008: Choir Sv. Zlata Menglenska – Macedonia
2009: Mixed Choir Agria Swara – Indonesia
2010: Mixed Choir APZ Tone Tomsic – Slovenia
2011: Ekurhuleni Children’s Choir – South Africa
2012: Foerster Female Choir – Czech Republic
2013: Children Choir Puellae Orantes – Poland
2014: St. Juan Children Choir – Porto Rico
2015: Zero8 – Sweden
2016: Chamber Choir DeCoro – Latvia
2017: Leioa Kantika Korala – Spain
2018: Akademisk Kor Århus – Denmark
2019: Academic Choir of the Ural Federal University – Russia
2020: Coro Polifonico di Ruda – Italy
2021: Choir Una Voce – USA
2022: Interschool Female Choir at Secondary School no. 3 in Bialystok – Poland
Some of the famous composers and directors that have participated in the jury:
Ko Matsushita, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Xavier Busto, Margrethe Ek, Peter Phillips, David Slater, Hirvo Surva, Ban Sheng Toh, Brady Allred, Richard Mailänder, Johann van der Sandt, John August Pamintuan, Anatoly Kiselev, Colin Mawby, Pawel Lukashewski, Graham Lack, Maria Luisa Balza, Vytautas Miskinis, Milan Kolena, Walter Marzilli, Eva Kollar, Venno Laul, Inessa Bodyako, Marcin Tomczack, Lorenzo Donati, Stojan Kuret, Fabio Pecci, Ilario Muro, Matteo Unich, Branko Starc, Mauro Marchetti, Fedele Fantuzzi, Giacomo Monica, Michael Scheck, Leonardo Lollini, Carmine Catenazzo, Manolo Da Rold, Viktor Zaslavsky, Romans Vanags, Francisco José Carbonell, Vaclovas Augustinas, Pietro Ferrario, Heechurl Kim, Sigurdur Saevarsson, Leon Shiu-Wai Tong, TJ Harper, Enrico Miaroma, Aldo Cicconofri.
Winners of the 2013 Edition: Puella Orantes – Polonia