Applications are now open for the National Non-Competitive Online strand of the Festival!

The National Non-Competitive strand will have a new look this year! Non-Competitive choirs can enter without needing to travel to Cork. All you need to do is submit an archival video of a choral performance, or a virtual video production (e.g. a “virtual choir” video).

Entry is free and we will broadcast the performances on the Festival’s online channels throughout the Festival week.

General

• Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 19th March of the same year.
• Entry is free and open to any national choir from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
• The choir is not requested to travel to Cork to participate in the online non-competitive strand.
• Non-Competitive choirs are invited to submit an archival video of a choral performance, or a virtual video production (e.g. a “virtual choir” video).
• There are no repertoire requirements.
• The Festival will broadcast the performance on the Festival’s online channels throughout the Festival week. The Festival schedule will be available online.
• Depending on the number of entries received, the Festival reserves the right to limit the number of entries.

Application procedure

Applications can be submitted using the form below.

Each choir is required to forward by 19th March of the same year:

  1. An online completed application form.
  2. Performance video (max 2GB) to be submitted via WeTransfer (wetransfer.com) to [email protected] . WeTransfer is free and allows you to send up to 2GB.
  3. A digital short history of the choir detailing activities and achievements, in English (approx 250 words).
  4. Two digital photographs of the choir (at least 1MB in size, print resolution or 300dpi) suitable for publicity purposes (optional).
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    Video submission

    - Please name your video file with your choir name.
    - Go to www.wetransfer.com add your file (max file size 2GB)
    - Enter your email address and send the file to [email protected] Please indicate the name of your choir in ‘Message’ and click ‘Transfer’.


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    Final checklist

    By submitting this form, I confirm that my application includes all of the following support materials, and that they will be received by the Cork International Choral Festival office, either online or by post, no later than 19th March of the same year:
    - A complete application form
    - Details of the choir’s proposed piece
    - The choir's video (to be submitted via WeTransfer)
    - A history of the choir detailing activities and achievements, in English (approx. 250 words)
    - Two recent photographs of the choir (min. 1MB, print resolution) for publicity purposes