ANDREA O. VENERACION INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL, MANILA, 2013
Date: May 16, 2012
The Cultural Center of the Philippines officially announces the Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival, Manila 2013, which will take place at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on August 7-10, 2013.
The festival will have a choral competition in three categories: folk music, vocal ensemble, and chamber choir. The competition is open to choirs of any nationality, without age limit.
CHAMBER CHOIR 1st Prize: USD 5,000 / 2nd Prize: USD 3,500 / 3rd Prize: USD 2,500
VOCAL ENSEMBLE 1st Prize: USD 4,000 / 2nd Prize: USD 2,500 / 3rd Prize: USD 1,500
FOLK MUSIC 1st Prize: USD 3,000 / 2nd Prize: USD 2,000 / 3rd Prize: USD 1,000
The Festival is being mounted in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Philippine Madrigal Singers in 2013, and to honor its founder National Artist for Music Andrea O. Veneracion.
For more information, contact:
Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival
Artist Training Division, Arts Education Department
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
Phone: (632) 832-1125 local 1605
[Editor's note: prize amounts updated after initial publication 17-May-2012]