Final Awarding Ceremony Choir "Les Chanteurs du Comminges" , France Sagrada Família Lloret Main Beach Choir of the University in Louvain,Belgium Adoramus Mixed Choir, Slovenia Sa Caleta Beach Santa Clotilde Gardens Choir "Gallerie"  from Helsinki, Finland The Hallgrimskirkja Motet Choir , Iceland Choir ATH Bielsko-Biala, Poland Choir "Melody" from Navsie, Czech Republic International Jury 2014 Girls Choir "Cantabile", Poland Choir,,Inspiration,, from Ivanovo, Russia A Croche Choeur, France

The 11th International Choir Festival ,,Canco Mediterrania,, and Pau Casals Choir Competition is held in the 19-24of September 2023 in Barcelona and Lloret de Mar –tourist capital of coast Costa Brava.

,,Costa Brava-Best of the World 2012 Top Travel Destinations,,- National Geographic Traveler

          The 10th International Choir Festival and Competition ,,Canco Mediterrania,, and Pau Casals Choir Competition is an international choir competition with various categories for amateur choirs- mixed choirs, female choirs,male choirs in sections:

–senior choirs

–adults choirs,

–youth choirs,

–school choirs

–children’s choirs.         


During the festival, choirs take part in special choir concert in the impressive Cathedral of Barcelona.


         At the concerts in the Cathedral of Barcelona may perform a limited number of choirs. The choirs, that have first submitted an application and have made other formalities connected with the festival, will have the priority.         

The competition bidding was deliberately designed to give each choir the chance to express its own traditions and strengths.


The competition has five categories:   


Category F: FOLKLORE


Category P: POP MUSIC


The choirs will be divided several sections:

-section A-senior choirs (2/3 of the participants must to be older than 55 years)

-section B-adult choirs(2/3 of the participants must to be olderthan 26 years).

-section C- youth choirs(2/3 of the participants must to be 26 or younger)

-section D- school choirs (2/3 of the participants must to be 16-19years)

-section E-children choirs(2/3 of the participants must to be up to 16 years)


The choirs will by assessed by one international Jury.

Prizes in each of the five categories: 1st place 2nd place 3rd place golden diplomas, silver diplomas, bronze diplomas. The Jury can award exceptional prizes for special performances.


The choirs one kindly asked to send application form. When submitting an entry form you must include a short bio of the Choir (max. 1200 characters, spaces included) and a high quality digital picture of the Choir.

Registration fee : 150 Euro per choir. The entrance fee of 150 eur(per choir) allows the participation in 3 categories of music ( without paying extra for participating in each competition category).


19.09.2023- , opening ceremony

St.Roma Church in Lloret de Mar: concerts competition category S,F,C,P,PC -

-20.09.2023- free day,Boat trip Mediterranean to medieval town of Tossa de Mar(optional)

-21.09.2023 ,-additional Frendship Outdoor Concerts in Lloret de Mar

- 22.09.2023- trip to Barcelona, concerts in Barcelona

-23.09.2023 awards ceremony, final event

Organizers and cooperators:

The Cultural Association Aplec Cultural Catala

Artistic Agency ,,Serra Brava,,

Cathedral of Barcelona

Municipality of Lloret de Mar

Amics del Musica

Radio Nova Lloret

Club Marina Casinet

Lloret Turisme

Cathedral of Barcelona

Oficina de Catala- Barcelona

Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Barcelona

Miramar TV

TV Barcelona


10th International Choir Festival and Competition ,,Canco Mediterrania,,

C.Masia del Roser11 , 3/2

17310 Lloret de Mar –SPAIN

Tel. +34 972 36 15 12 MerceVillanueva - english, francaise, italian, spanish

opening hours: 10-13 and 16-19.     

+34 695 504 526–spanish, polish, russian  



Organizers and cooperators

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