• Vienna Youth and Children's World Peace Choral Festival

    Vienna, Austria

Vienna Youth and Children's World Peace Choral Festival

Sample Itinerary

This is for information purposes only. All final itineraries are tailored to individual choirs requirements.

DAY 1

  • Arrive in Vienna and coach transfer to your hotel. In the evening group dinner at your accommodation

DAY 2

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • In the afternoon, choirs attend the festival opening ceremony at the Town Hall of Vienna after which choirs have free time for independent sightseeing.
  • Overnight in hotel.

DAY 3

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • After breakfast, choir concerts take place in front of the Schonbrunn Palace (the former residence of the Austrian Emperor). All attending choirs will receive a certificate of participation issued by the Mayor of the city of Vienna.
  • Today choirs participating in the non-competitive category attend workshops held at the beautiful Augarten Palace - the residence of the Vienna Boys Choir. Mr. Gerald Wirth, the artistic director of the Vienna Boys Choir and the artistic director of the festival will coach the choirs with different themes and techniques along with his colleagues.
  • Choirs competing in the competitive category will have the opportunity to rehearse together with an Austrian choir director. Following the rehearsal, the choirs will perform in front of the jury consisting of renowned choir directors and experts in the new concert hall of the Vienna Boys Choir. After the competition each choir will receive feedback from the judges and will also have the opportunity to take part in a class lesson coached by an Austrian choir director.

DAY 4

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • This morning, the choral workshops continue at the residence of the Vienna Boys Choir. Today at the invitation of the United Nations in Vienna, choirs have the chance to perform for diplomats and international guests at the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna. After the performance, choirs can enjoy a tour of the United Nations Headquarters.
  • In the evening a barbecue party will take place where all choirs come together to sing, dance and celebrate together
  • Overnight in hotel.

DAY 5

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Today the rehearsals and gala concert take place in the famous Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein where the famous New Year's concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra takes place every year. This is one of the festival highlights.
  • Overnight in hotel.

DAY 6

  • Choirs depart Vienna

The program is subject to change.

Ground arrangements

Your festival ground arrangements include the following:

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast
  • Dinner on arrival
  • Participation in the choir festival or choir competition (opening ceremony at the Town Hall, performances in front of Schoenbrunn Palace and at the United Nations Headquarters, Gala concert in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein)
  • Tour of the United Nations Headquarters
  • Participation in workshops for choirs attending the festival category
  • Rehearsal and class lesson with an Austrian choir director (only for choirs attending the competition category)
  • Barbecue party
  • Participation certificates for all attending choirs of the festival
  • Award for the participants of the competition category
  • Selection of the singers chosen for the World Peace Choir by Gerald Wirth
  • English-speaking local escort during the festival stay
Flights

Flights

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Once you enquiry with CCI you will be given your own dedicated festival planner, and this planner will also assist you with the booking of flights for your group.

We use the most up-to-date modern technology for searching best fares including low cost carriers, allowing us to book you the best flights at the best fares for a fully co-ordinated service. We use both low-cost internet fares and our long-standing relationships with other carries to ensure that we can secure the best travel option for your choir.

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