Primorska, Slovenia

Application Procedure

Applications are now open for the 2019 festival!

Deadlines for entry are as follows:
International Competition: Friday 26 April 2019
School, National and Non-Competitive Participation: Friday 17 May 2019

Application Requirements:

  • Completed application form with proposed competition programme
  • Entry fee
  • 5 sets of original sheet music of competition pieces
  • Choir biography (150-250)
  • Recent high resolution colour photograph of the choir in JPEG format (International Competition only)
  • Recent recording of the choir (International Competition only)

Competition fees:

  • School Competitions: £50/€60
  • National Competitions: £80/€95
  • International Competition: £150/€180

Competing school and national choirs may avail of the official festival accompanist and should request this on their application form.
Accompanist fee: £50/€60.

Choirs that are not selected for participation in the International Competition will receive a full refund of their entry fee.


To pay online by PayPal, click here.

Sterling payments and cheques should be made to:
Account Name: City of Derry International Choir Festival
Account Address: Magazine Studios, 7-8 Magazine Street, Derry, BT48 6HJ
Bank Name: Danske Bank
Account Number: 9015 6841
National Sort Code: 95-06-79
IBAN: GB59 DABA 9506 7990 1568 41

Euro payments and cheques should be made to: 
Account Name: City of Derry International Choir Festival
Account Address: 7 Queen Street, Derry, BT48 7EF
Bank Name: Bank of Ireland
Account Number: 2925 9366
National Sort Code: 90-49-15
IBAN: IE70 BOFI 9049 1529 2593 66

N.B. Please ensure that the name and contact details of each choir are noted on all bank transfers.