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Municipality of Spittal an der Drau

Municipality of Spittal an der Drau

The International Choral Competition has been a highlight of Spittal's cultural summer for decades. In the fifty-eighth session, which takes place from July 5 to 7, there are eight Choirs from eight countries around the world on a concert tour around the world in the center of Spittal. Singers compete against each other in the “Art Song” and “Popular Song” categories. Choirs can also win the Günther Mittergradnegger Prize for best interpretation of a contemporary piece and the coveted Walter Steiner Audience Award.

This year about 360 singers from Belarus, Indonesia, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Sweden, Spain and Slovenia will participate in the international jury headed by Herbert Bock.

One of the toughest and most prestigious choral competitions in the world also represents great advertising value for Spittal, taking the city around the world.

As every year, the Cultural Office of the Municipality of Spittal and Singkres Borsia is responsible for the organization and implementation.


Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 8 pm: Rehearsal for the Porcia Singing Circle's welcome concert

Friday, July 5, 2024 at 7 pm: Folk song competition at Borsian Castle and From 7:30 p.m In the city hall

Saturday, July 6, 2024 at 9:30 am: Mandatory singing at city hall

Saturday, July 6, 2024 at 7 pm: Artistic song competition in the courtyard of Porsia's castle From 7:30 p.m In the city hall

Sunday, July 7, 2024 at 11 am: Opening singing in Millstatt Monastery

Sunday, July 7, 2024 at 7 pm: Awards ceremony and winners' party at Porsia Castle

Advance ticket sales

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Tickets for the 58th International Choral Competition can be purchased via the Ticketleo booking platform – – Or at the Borussia ticket office during the period from Friday, March 1, 2024 at 9 am They can be ordered by 4pm on the day of the show.

The number of tickets is limited to four per reservation.

After booking, you will receive an email with transfer information and you will have one week to pay for the tickets you ordered.