The 5th Fukushima Vocal Ensemble Competition 2012
Date: September 15, 2011
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
We are accepting application for the 5th Fukushima Vocal Ensemble Competition(FVEC), March 22-25 .
The Competition focuses on the “Ensemble,” which is the most fundamental element of music, and the number of singers is limited to only 2-16. It has invited a total of 285 top level choirs selected from all over Japan, and we have opened the competition worldwide since 2010.
- There are 3 categories, ages 12-15, 15-18 and others.
- Tope 5 choirs in each category shall proceed to the Grand Champion Competition on the last day
- JPY 500,000 will be awarded to the best choir, JPY 300,000 to the 2nd winner, JPY 100,000 to the 3rd winner and JPY 30,000 to other finalists.
Fukushima was affected by the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear power plant accident on March 11, 2011.
We are rebuilding Fukushima with music.
FVEC 2012 will be a memorial event held one year after the earthquake.
Special concert is going to be held in the competition to pray for Fukushima.
Your support would be highly appreciated.
Please visit our website at http://www.pref.fukushima.jp/bunka/seigaku/en/index.html.