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The deadline date for 2017 Festival Applications has now expired.

So…… We have a fantastic line-up of for next year’s festival, with choirs from Australia, Czech republic, France, Russia, Sweden, USA, England, Scotland, Wales….. and Cornwall!

Plus, we will have a huge competition in the 41 and over class this time, delivering a competition to rival any other Male Choir Festival in the World.

In 2017, choirs will enjoy a wonderful time of music making, fun and competition. Singing in over in 50 events at 40 locations across Cornwall.

Several of last year's concerts were recorded by Chorum Records from whom CDs of the events can be ordered. Sound samples are here

The 2015 Choir Competition Video , compiled by Video Arts of St.Columb, gives a flavour of the day!

Missed the deadline but wish to take part in 2019..? Please e.mail us NOW!
Choirs are already registering for our 9th Festival, so it’s not too early to start planning.

Cornwall International Male Choral Festival

"The World's largest Male Choir Festival"

Pictured below (courtesy of Brigitte Fassler), Mannerstimmen Basel (Switzerland), International Festival Competition Champion Choir 2015

Mannerstimmen Basel

Competition Video


The 2016 Composers Competition is now closed for entries!
The winning entry will win the Trophy and £1000.

Held every two years (in the intervening years of the Choral Festival), the competition has again attracted dozens of entries, and the winning item will be performed during the Choral Festival itself in April 2017.

The fantastic range of music entered has been wide and varied and entries have come from all over the UK. The Adjudicator - the highly acclaimed Dr Alan Bullard, will have his work cut out once again in picking a winner, as the standard looks incredibly high this year, so - 'Good Luck' to all our composers.

The winner will be announced at our Presentation Evening in Truro in September 2016

The closing date for entries was 31st March 2016.

Click on the above tab for results of previous competiitons

Tickets for the Festival concerts will be on sale during the later autumn.

Watch this space for further details….

The 2017 Festival In Brief:

   International Gala concerts in Truro Cathedral and the Hall for Cornwall

   Regional Gala concerts in towns across Cornwall

   International Competitions for adult and youth choirs

   Lunchtime concerts in Truro cathedral

   Daytime singing at major tourist attractions throughout Cornwall

   Seminars and Workshops for schools, directors and singers

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