European Grand Prix For Choral Singing - Organizing Committee and Member Cities

Organizing Committee and Member Cities

The GPE is organized by the organizing committees of the following choral competitions, from which the GPE contenders are selected:

  1. Concorso Polifónico Guido d'Arezzo (International Guido d'Arezzo Polyphonic Contest) - Arezzo, Province of Arezzo, Italy
  2. Bela Bartok International Choir Competition - Debrecen, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary
  3. International Choral Competition Maribor - Maribor, Slovenia
  4. Certamen Coral de Tolosa (Tolosa Choral Competition) - Tolosa, Basque Country, Spain
  5. Florilège Vocal de Tours (Tours Vocal Competition) - Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France
  6. International May Choir Competition «Prof. G. Dimitrov» - Varna, Varna Province, Bulgaria

Each individual contest is usually referred to by the name of its host city instead of the competition's official title. The grand prize winners of each contest are automatically eligible to compete at the GPE.

The hosting of each annual GPE competition is rotated among the six member cities. In 2008, the City of Debrecen hosted the GPE; the next installment of the GPE will be held in Tours the 30th May 2009

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