Festival Programme

We have following programme for the HARMONIE Festival 2017 planned

-Status of 16th april 2017-

Saturday 20th May 2017

  • Initial Event (9 pm):  MAYBEBOP – The ultimative A-Capella-Pop-Quartet

Thursday 25th May 2017

  • International Choir Competition
    Category 12 (Folk Song) with 15 choirs from Austria, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Germany, Croatia, Latvia, Macedonia, Philippines, Uganda, Hungary, USA.
  • National Choir Competitions
    35 Choirs from six German Federal States
  • The fascinating world of folklore
    International folklore ensembles present music and dancing from England, Georgia, Iran, Ireland, Macedonia, Netherlands, Peru, Serbia, South Korea, Hungary and Uganda.

Evening

  • International Festival Concert (8 pm) – „Harmonie meets friends”
    International high class choir music presented by Harmonie Lindenholzhausen and festival choirs. With Top-Class Male Voice Choirs from Germany and Austria and award-winning choirs from the USA, Germany, Philippines, Austria, Ukraine, Costa Rica and Bulgaria.
  • Special Concert (6 pm): Vocal Ensemble Singer Pur
    Honored three times with the ECHO-Classic-Prize

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  • Day of UN-Refugee Agency (12:30)

    • Children’s Cultural Project
      An international choir project with choirs from the region of Limburg involving refugee children
    • Sound of Cultures
      Singing, dancing and making music together with international children’s and youth choirs and youth folk dance groups
    • Message of the UN Secretary-General
      Musically presented by the United Nation Singers New York (Choir of the UN employees)
    • The fascinating world of folklore
      International folklore music and dance
    • Concert of Sacred Music
      International choirs sing in St.Jacob’s Church
  • Worship with the Catholic Bishop of Limburg (4:30 pm)

The net profit of all these events will be donated in favour of the UN-Refugee Agency

Evening

  • International Festival Concert (8 pm) – „Harmonie meets friends”
    International high class choir music presented by Harmonie Lindenholzhausen and award-winning festival choirs and vocal ensembles from Thailand, USA, Latvia, Georgia and Czech Republic.

Saturday 27th May 2017

  • International Choir Competitions
    • Mixed Chamber Choirs17 choirs from Costa Rica, Germany, Macedonia, Netherlands, Philippines, Russia, Slovenia, Thailand, Ukraine and from Hungary.
    • Male Chamber Choirs – 6 choirs from Costa Rica, Germany, Netherlands and the USA.
    • Children’s Choirs and Youth Choirs – 7 choirs from Austria, Germany, Sweden and Czech Republic.
    • Mixed Choirs – 3 choirs from Switzerland and the USA.
  • The fascinating world of folklore
    International folklore music and dance from the following nations and cultures: Bulgaria, England, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Croatia, Macedonia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Rumania, South Korea, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary and Uganda.
  • Concert of Sacred Music
    International choirs sing in St.Jacob’s Church

Evening

  • International Folklore-Gala (7:30 pm) – International Ensembles present folk dance and music from 15 different countries and cultures – 11 ensembles compete with a participants’ jury
  • Special Concert: International Sacred Choir Music in St. Jacob’s Church. Harmonie Lindenholzhausen presents the following awarded-winning choirs: Stockholm’s Musikgymnasium Choir, University of Louisville Cardinal Singers, Kammerchor CONSONO Köln and Männerensemble “Sonat Vox”.

Sunday 28th May 2017

  • International Choir Competitions
    • Female Chamber Choirs4 choirs from Bulgaria, Latvia, Netherlands and the USA.
    • Male Choirs8 choirs from Austria, Germany, Finland, Netherlands.
    • Jazz Vocal6 ensembles from Costa Rica, Germany, Philippines and Switzerland
    • Vocal Ensembles – 5 ensembles from Germany, Iran, Philippines, Russia and Czech Republic.
    • Sacred Music18 choirs from Austria, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Germany, Latvia, Netherlands, Philippines, Rumania, Russia, Sweden, Thailand, Ukraine, Hungary and USA.
    • Folklore Choirs4 choirs from Costa Rica, Germany/Armenia, Macedonia and Uganda.
  • The fascinating world of folklore
    International folklore music and dance from 20 different nations and cultures (with integrated folklore competition of 15 ensembles – participant’s jury)
  • Concert of Sacred Music
    International choirs sing in St. Jacob’s Church

Evening

  • International Concert of Prize Winners (8 pm): Prize winners of the international choir competitions