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The 2013 Festival

Thursday 2nd May (click for full details)

Opening International Gala Concert dedicated to Boys and Youth Choirs. It is hoped that the concert will feature choirs from across Cornwall, Russia, the Czech Republic and Lithuania.

Regional Gala Concerts in Penzance, Saltash and Wadebridge.

Daytime Outreach Education Project during which visiting boys and youth choirs will work in selected schools. Workshops and demonstrations will feature heavily in these sessions which are not open to the public.

Friday 3rd May (click for full details)

International Gala Concert in Truro Cathedral involving choirs from across the world and the UK.

Regional Gala Concerts in Falmouth, Porthleven, Redruth and Liskeard.

Daytime Outreach Education Project during which visiting boys and youth choirs will work in selected schools. Workshops and demonstrations will feature heavily in these sessions which are not open to the public.

Lunchtime Concert in Truro Cathedral.

Sightseeing opportunities. Choirs are all allocated some free time during the Festival weekend to visit places of interest, some of the many superb beaches, heritage sites, etc.

Saturday 4th May (click for full details)

International Competitions (optional). 40 Voices and Under and 41 Voices and Over (open to the public) in Truro's Hall for Cornwall. The 40 Voices and Under category adjudication panel will be chaired by Gwyn Arch, MBE the internationally recognised arranger and adjudicator while the 41 Voices and Over category will have a panel chaired by Dr. Alwyn Hunphreys, MBE the much renowned composer, conductor and adjudicator. Prize money for the competitions totals over £3000 with the first prize in each category being £1000. To date, 22 choirs are registered to compete.

Sightseeing and informal singing opportunities. Choirs can choose whether to organise visits themselves or be included in informal singing at Heartlands, St Clement Flower Festival and around Truro city centre.

Regional Gala Concerts in St Austell, St Neot, Launceston, Padstow, Paul and Stoke Climsland.

International Gala Concert in the Hall for Cornwall, Truro involving choirs from across the world and the UK.

Sunday 5th May (click for full details)

Sightseeing and informal singing opportunities. Choirs can choose whether to organise visits themselves or be included in informal (but scheduled) singing events. These will include The Eden Project (11 choirs on both Sunday and Monday), The Lost Gardens of Heligan, the National Maritime Museum (Falmouth) and the Minack Theatre.

The Roman Catholic congregation of Truro will welcome Deurnes Mannenkoor to sing full choral (Latin) Mass to a William Byrd setting at 11.00am.

Regional Gala Concerts in Falmouth, Bude, Camborne (Centenary), Hayle, St Just, Helston, Newquay and Fowey.

Monday 6th May (click for full details)

Sightseeing and informal singing opportunities. Choirs can choose whether to organise visits themselves or be included in informal singing at (in 2011) The Eden Project, Pendennis Castle, Tate St Ives and the St Ives Waterfront. No guarantee can yet be given or implied that these will be venues in 2013.

Lunchtime Concert in Truro Cathedral.

Closing International Gala Concert in the Hall for Cornwall, Truro involving choirs from across the world, the UK and Cornwall.

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