Non-Competitive Programme

Singing and Praying for Peace

A unique spiritual experience held at the awe-inspiring St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta. Choirs unite their harmoniuos singing together with prayers for Peace from t he various heads of different religious denominations headed by the Archibishop of Malta.

Singing in the City

Choirs impart the beauty of choral singing in the lively, sociable atmosphere of friendship concerts. Choirs share the platform with a free-choice programme of c. 20minutes each (weather permitting).


The educational aspect is central to the festival’s ethos ad this year a number of different workshops are being offered for choirs, choral conductors & composers. For more information and free registration e-mail us on

Festival Concert

The Festival proudly announces the participation of the highly-acclaimed Arsis Handbell Ensemble from Estonia and the Gentlemen’s Singers from the Czech Republic.

Singing during Sunday Mass

There is perhaps no better way for our international choirs to be part of the local community than that of singing during Sunday mass in one of the various beautiful churches around in Malta. Free choice of appropriate sacred repertoire with organ accompaniment or a cappella.