Choirs from Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Germany, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Singapore and other countries are to perform in the third annual 'Advent and Christmas Music International Festival' in Bratislava between December 4 and 7, it was announced on December 3.
The event begins with a concert in the Jesuit Church of the Most Holy Redeemer this evening, and will continue with a choir competition tomorrow in the Hall of Mirrors at the Primate's Palace. The contest will include four categories: youth choirs under 21 years of age, children's choirs under 16, adult chamber choirs, and large adult choirs.
Gala concerts will take place on Hviezdoslavovo Square and the Old Town's Main Square on Saturday, while several choirs will perform during Masses in Catholic churches on Sunday. TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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4. Dec 2008 at 10:30