Festival we are singing Adriatic in Croatia
NON-COMPETITIVE FESTIVAL FOR ALL KINDS OF CHOIRS WITH MANY CONCERTS AND COMMON SINGING
Come to Opatija in the Springtime of 2019 to participate in a combined Opatija and Postojna cave choral festival that will be as meaningful as it is memorable. The We Are Singing Adriatic International Choral Festival, will open with a concert at Opatija, and conclude at the Concert Hall of Postojna cave, with significant performances in Opatija’s beautiful halls and churches throughout the second day.
The first We Are Singing Adriatic was held in April 2015 at St Jacob’s Church , open air stages Opatija’s, Postojna cave and has been running annually ever since with great success: not less than 20 choirs from 10 countries have been performing in our concerts for 4 years, in front of a large, receptive and motivated audience.
This festival invites youth and adult choirs from all nations who perform programs that include choral works in folklore, regional sacred, contemporary and national pop music to participate in this rare opportunity. This is your chance to get to know and experience the incredibly culturally diverse city of Opatija, meet other choir directors, and share in the culture of fellow choristers from the world over. Sing in the Opatija and Postojna cave venues and be part of celebrating cultural diversity and mutual understanding through choral singing
Day 1: Arrive at the airport in Rijeka or other near aiport (Venice, Triest, Ljublijana or Zagreb). Transfer to your hotel at Opatija for check in. Meet your coordinator at the hotel. Attend the Orientation of the We Are Singing Adriatic 2019 International Choir Festival. Join the other choir members for a memorable cocktail. Return to your hotel. Overnight in Opatija.
Day 2: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Visit Opatija with a local guide. Rehearsal. Lunch will be arranged at a local restaurant. Return to your hotel to freshen up. Attend the Festival Concert. Perform for your individual festival concert tonight. Return to your hotel and overnight.
Day 3: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Free time. Board private motor coach to the Postojna cave for a guided tour of the cave. Perform Festival Friendship Concert at Big Hall – Postojna cave. Join the other choir members for a memorable Farewell dinner at old fashion restaurant of Postojna cave. Return to your hotel and overnight.
Day 4: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Board private motor coach to the airport for your flight home.
- 3 nights in Opatija with accommodation in the chosen category in singles, doubles and triples. Assistance at the arrival.
- 3 buffet breakfasts
- Welcoming Cocktail – at the Opening Festival
- Festive farewell dinner
- Organization of 2 concerts including an English speaking guide (Guides available in several languages on request)
- Assistance during check-in and during performances in your language
- Half day sight seeing of Opatija (without entrance fees) with an English-Italian- French-German- Spanish and other speaking guide
- Entrance in Postojna cave, visit with guide
- Photo – and music-DVD as a memento of this event (music recording DVD with whole festival concerts)
- Memorable gift for the choir
- Fee for renting a hall for rehearsals in the hotel
- Participation Fee
Dates: 12th to 15th April 2019
Duration: 4 Days – 3 Nights