The European Grand Prix for Choral Singing (in French, Grand Prix European de Chant Choral, commonly abbreviated as European Choral Grand Prix or GPE) is an annual choral competition between the winners of six European choral competitions. It was inaugurated in 1989.
Despite its name, the GPE is not limited to European choirs; this is because choirs from any country can join the choral competitions in any of the GPE's member-cities. As of 2007, one choir from Japan and two choirs from the United States have won the GPE, while a choir from the Philippines has won the GPE twice. In addition, the contest is not limited to adult choirs; two of the grand prize-winning choirs are children's choirs.
As of 2010, two choirs have won the EGP twice: the Philippine Madrigal Singers (1997 and 2007) and APZ Tone Tomšič (2002 and 2008).
As of 2010 only one conductor won the EGP twice: Stojan Kuret (2002 and 2010).
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