Preveza International Choral Festival, Greece, has been recently invited
to become a member of CFN, the prestigious Choral Festival Network. CFN
– the international network for choral competitions and festivals – is a
network of qualified international festivals and competitions whose
intention is to give fair and transparent participants’ conditions to
choirs and individuals.
To receive such a public acknowledgement is
deeply satisfying and is testament to the work of the Festival Committee
over many years, and its breadth of vision in developing choral life and
experience both nationally and internationally. Preveza International
Choral Festival is organised under the auspices of the Choral Society
“Armonia” and offers opportunities for both competitive and
non-competitive participation for choirs of high international standing.
As a member of CFN, Preveza is now publicly recognised at international
level as the pre-eminent choral festival in Greece with a deserved
international reputation for its standards, organisation, and welcome.
To be numbered as a member of a select network which includes such high
profile international choral festivals as Béla Bartók Choir
Competition, (Debrecen) Hungary; Cork International Choral Festival ,
Ireland; European Festival of Youth Choirs, (Basel) Switzerland;
Florilége Vocal de Tours, France; International Chamber Choir
Competition, (Markrtoberdorf), Germany; International Choral Festival
(Missoula) USA; Karuizawa International Choral Festival, Japan; San
Juan Canta International Choir Festival and Competition, Argentina;
Tampere Vocal Music Festival, Finland; Tallinn International Choral
Festival, Estonia; Tolosa Choral Contest, Spain; World Youth and
Children’s Choir Festival, Hong Kong; is indeed a major honour for the
Festival. Preveza International Choral Festival thanks CFN – the
international network for choral competitions – for its invitation,
looks forward to continuing its work in the development of choral life
worldwide, and to being a valued member of the Choral Festival Network
in future years.