International singing contest Voices of Costa Brava
This contest invites for the participation: vocal studios, as individual performers – soloist
Spain, Barcelona – Costa Brava
09 – 14 July
07 – 12 July
06 — 11 July
The international vocal contest in Spain Voices of Costa Brava holds special significance in the competitive lives of vocalists from various countries. Soloists, duets, trios, and ensembles who perform popular and original works are eligible to participate.
This annual noteworthy event brings together the most talented vocalists in Spain for the competition. During the contest days, representatives of city authorities and the media attend the performances. It is a unique opportunity to search for sponsors who can support young talents on the international stage of creativity.
A vocal masterclass program is provided for leaders. Participants are given the opportunity to visit excursions, intellectual games, and discos during their free time.
⚠️ We give our priority to learning and sharing experiences. At this contest a big attention is paid to the educational program. The event includes master classes, workshops, rehearsals of joint numbers with foreign specialists with world names, whom we invite to upgrade the skills of the contestants and additional qualification of teachers. Teachers who have completed the master classes receive a certificate on a stamped paper of the Kingdom of Spain with individual numbers.
Based on the results of the vocal contest, laureates of three degrees and winners of the Grand Prix, diploma holders, and festival participants are determined by an international jury of vocalists. The vocal festival-contest in Spain is a celebration of song and voice, and a huge honor to showcase oneself at a high level. Each vocalist participant in the Voices of Costa Brava festival competition receives prizes and diplomas from the founders and organizers of the festival.
Lloret de Mar is located in the southern part of the Costa Brava, approximately 70 km northeast of Barcelona. It os one of the most popular resorts in the Mediterranean and the liveliest destination on this stretch of the Spanish coastline. The village, once a fishing community, covers an area of 48 square kilometers and boasts five main beaches along seven kilometers of coastline.
Visitors can reach Barcelona and its airport, El Prat, by train with connections to other destinations. Girona airport, which is just a 35-minute drive away, serves the local area. The beaches of Lloret are well-maintained and have crystal clear waters. Divers can explore the interesting areas around the rocky headlands. The main beach has a pleasant promenade with beautiful views and many excellent bars and restaurants.
Lloret has excellent tourist infrastructure with sports facilities, shopping, leisure activities and restaurants available for tourists. The safe and sandy beaches, which enjoy warm temperatures during the summer months are ideal for beach lovers. In addition, Europe’s largest water park, an aquatic zoo, and the Universal Studios Port Aventura theme park are all easily accessible.
Fiestalonia emerged as a result of our tireless efforts to revolutionize traditional festivals with more sophisticated and comfortable ones.
As organizers of international choral festivals and competitions, we take pride in the exceptional quality of our events. Our team of highly skilled professionals is committed to creating awe-inspiring and emotionally charged festivals that leave a lasting impression in the minds of attendees.
As a leading player in the festival event organizing industry, we understand the power we wield to influence the status quo by setting the bar high with our introduction of new standards and innovations. Quality is at the forefront of our ethos and we strive to embody the best traditions of international cultural gatherings. We have earned our position as the epitome of refinement, and our festivals have become a symbol of excellence in Spain and Europe.
All of our programs consist of two parts:
1. Participation in the competition and festival
2. Participation in the Festival without competing in the competition*.
* For those who don’t want to participate in the competitive program, but wish to participate in the festival. They will still participate in the other festival activities including: joint rehearsals, workshops and master classes, where they receive advice and an official certificate from the renowned international experts during a brief discussion in an open and friendly atmosphere. Non competing participants will also perform at international friendship concerts combining different kinds of art.
Communication with other participants, an open exchange of experience as well as a lot of master classes with internationally recognized experts, will certainly bring you to a whole new level of creativity!
6 reasons why you need participate in vocal contest
As part of the competition, there will be master classes conducted by Joan Carles Capdevila Torné!
Joan Carles Capdevila Torné, a graduate in Modern and Jazz Music from the Superior School of Music of Catalonia (ESMUC), is a recognized professional in the music field. In addition to being part of the jury, he will conduct an outstanding masterclass for vocalists. His extensive experience includes roles as an arranger, composer, studio singer, and member of a cappella groups. He also excels as an instrumentalist in various musical ensembles.
Joan Carles is an experienced teacher in the field of musical theater. He has recorded for renowned film companies such as Disney and Warner Bros. Furthermore, he is a regular collaborator in television programs produced by Gestmusic Endemol, including popular shows like Operación Triunfo, Vivo cantando, and Buscant La Trinca.
With a brilliant and versatile career, Joan Carles Capdevila Torné will bring his experience and knowledge to our event, enriching the participation of artists and providing a unique opportunity to learn from his talent.
The theme of the master class: “A Cappella Performance and the Importance of Rhythm in Contemporary Music”
In this masterclass, we will be exploring the essential elements of performing contemporary music a cappella. Each participant will have the opportunity to delve into the art of creating music without instrumental accompaniment. One of the key focuses of this workshop will be emphasizing the significance of rhythm in contemporary music.
Join us for a transformative experience as we uncover the intricacies of a cappella performance under the guidance of renowned vocalist Joan Carles Capdevila Torné. Don’t miss this chance to enhance your musical skills and explore the boundless possibilities of creating music without instruments.
- I category: academic singing;
- II category: jazz singing;
- III category: rock and rap;
- IV category: folk singing;
- V category: pop singing;
- VI category: musical.
- Each group should present 1 or 2 competitive compositions of 2-5 minutes each. Each soloist should present 1 performance up to 4 minutes.
- All the compositions should be recorded on a USB flash drive. And also it’s obligatory to have a backup copy of tracks.
- In the application it’s necessary to specify if the layout of performances is needed or if the work will be executed by one set.
- It’s obligatory to indicate soloists, duets and small groups of 3-5 persons.
- During the competitive performances as to the groups, so to the soloists it’s prohibited to use lip-synching sound records.
AGE GROUPS OF THE PARTICIPANTS
- I) younger than 9 years old
- II ) 10-12 years
- III) 13-15 years
- IV) 16-19 years
- V) 20-25 years
- VI) from 26 years
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For the contest:
In the nomination:
Submit pre-application form
The application can be supplemented or changed at any time
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