FESTIVAL PROGRAM 2020

April 2020, tuesday

8 - 10 p.m.

Opening Concert at Frauenkirche Dresden

At the opening concert of the International Children’s Choir Festival Dresden, all participating choirs introduce themselves with typical songs from their home countries. You will experience intercultural exchange through music that will fascinate you. Even for children, this concert is always an experience.

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April 2020, thursday

11 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. (school concert)

Dresden School Choirs singing at Kulturpalast Dresden

This program awaits the youngsters for the 8th International Children’s Choir Festival Dresden: a school concert for Dresden students by Dresden School Choirs, the international Festival Choirs and the Philharmonic Children’s Choir.

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3.30 - 4.45 p.m. (by invitation only)

Reception of the City of Dresden

All choirs are welcomed by the city of Dresden and registered as guests in the Golden Book of the city of Dresden.

7 - 9 p.m.

Special Concert

The special concerts are organised in cooperation with the host schools of the choirs. More information about participants, location and time will be published shortly.

Mai 2020, friday

7 - 9 p.m.

1st Encounter Concert

In each of our traditional encounter concerts three choirs introduce themselves with a country-specific program. The exact cast will be announced shortly. The encounter concerts take place at Christuskirche Strehlen. The entrance is free, donations are requested.

Mai 2020, saturday

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

International Symposium at Kulturpalast Dresden

The idea to build musical bridges with children from all over the world is only one side of the festival: The inclusion of many Dresden students as hosts as well as the co-creation of various events through school projects shows that our city is practiced of cosmopolitanism on many various levels. To spread these ideas during a meeting of choir directors and directresses and other interested parties, this year the second International Symposium will take place.

2 - 6 p.m.

Open House at Kulturpalast Dresden

We’re glad to be part of the open day at this important cultural site with our international guests. More information will be published shortly.

7 - 9 p.m.

2nd Encounter Concert

In each of our traditional encounter concerts three choirs introduce themselves with a country-specific program. The exact cast will be announced shortly. The encounter concerts take place at Christuskirche Strehlen. The entrance is free, donations are requested.

Mai 2020, sunday

6 - 8.30 p.m.

Closing Concert at Kulturpalast Dresden

A very special highlight awaits us at the end of our festival week. Since the foundation of the International Children’s Choir Festival Dresden 2006, a work for children’s choirs specially composed for the festival has been premiered at the end of the festival week.

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Spenden Sie um Brücken zu bauen

Das Internationale Kinderchorfestival Dresden wird ausschließlich ehrenamtlich organisiert und lebt von Fördermitteln und Spenden. Darum sind wir auf jede Hilfe angewiesen und dankbar für Ihre Unterstützung.