In the Footsteps of Ludwig van Beethoven
International Festival for mixed Youth and Adult Choirs | 28 September – 4 October 2020 | Bonn, Germany
This festival combines choral music and Beethoven tourism! Immerse yourself in the city of Bonn which will be all about Beethoven in 2020. The Beethoven Anniversary Year 2020 marks the 250th birthday of arguably Bonn’s most famous son.
We will offer ateliers for mixed youth choirs and mixed adult choirs. Participating choirs will have the opportunity to present their programmes in choir-to-choir concerts and the results of the two ateliers will be performed during a final concert.
Music and Dance
movement and choireography with the Dutch dancer and choreographer Panda van Proosdij [NL]
Beethoven and Friends
with Jan Schumacher [DE], inclduing new arrangements of Beethoven’s works andrepertoire inspired by the themes of the Beethoven Anniversary Year.
Touristic offers, Accomodation & Meals
A variety of services in connection to the festival are offered by our partner MusiCultur:
Accomodation. 6 nights in hotel or hostel in the centre of Bonn, breakfast and city tax included. After 15th December hotels can only be booked according to availability.
Toursim. Possibility to visit the Beethoven House, a guided tour of the city with Beethoven as a child, explore Bonn in the footsteps of Ludwig van Beethoven. Also possibility to book tickets for other events in the frame of the Beethoven Anniversary Year and the Beethovenfest (ends on 27 September, additional nights needed!).
Meals. Additional meals can also be booked through MusiCultur.
Please contact MusiCultur directly for any of these services. http://bit.ly/37MUY22
In all its activities, ECA-EC applies a solidarity system for participation fees. Participants pay different participation fees, according to their nationality. Please check your Country Group. Participants will be given reduction for direct or indirect ECA-EC membership. Member choirs receive the reduction for each member of the choir, individual or family members only for themselves.
|direct members||indirect members||non-members|
|Country Group 1||80 EUR||90 EUR||100 EUR|
|Country Group 2||70 EUR||80 EUR||90 EUR|
|Country Group 3||60 EUR||70 EUR||80 EUR|
includes participation in the festival and atelier and scores. Food and accomodation as well as local transport are not included.
Deadline for Registration: 31st March 2020.
Early-Bird Deadline: 15th December 2020. Applys only for accomodation packages booked through MusicCultur. After this date, hotel rooms can only be booked accordning to availability.
Please contact alfred.juergens@EuropeanChoralAssociation.org for any questions and registration.
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