Registration for CHOIRs

Whether you are coming with your whole choir or just a small group, this is the form for you to fill in! Please do so untill  1 March 2023 23.59 CET. We can’t wait to meet you and welcome you in Ghent. If you have any questions while filling in the form, please contact info [at] ecj2023.be

Fields marked with (*) are mandatory, fields without are optional.

Choir

Describe your choir in maximum 5 sentences.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.

 

Conductor

Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.


Contact person

This is the person we will contact for all practical things and your participation. 

Include the country prefix with your phone number, for example: +32 123 456 789.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail on this address. We will use this e-mailadress to communicate with your choir.


Participants

We will send an invoice for the advance payment based on this number, to be paid before 1 March 2023.  

This number should be the sum of the singers and non-singers.
How many children and/or teenagers do you want to register?
Including the conductor, study tour participants and all accompanying adults.
Please specify what your special needs are. We will contact you to find the best practical solution so that everyone can enjoy the festival. There is no participation fee for a necessary one-on-one accompanying adult of a special needs singer.


Choose Ateliers

You have to choose three different ateliers (first, second and third choice) that fit the age range, level, voicing and interest of your group. Mixed voice youth choirs only have two atelier options. Admission to ateliers does not depend on the date of registration but on a combination of factors such as a good balance of voices, ages and countries. See this page for more information.

Group 1

Fill in the number of singers for each age group.
Fill in the number of singers for each voice group.

Group 2

Fill in the number of singers for each age group.
Fill in the number of singers for each voice group.

Group 3

Fill in the number of singers for each age group.
Fill in the number of singers for each voice group.
Do you have any general remarks regarding the age, voice type or number of participants?


Concerts

In these concerts, two or three choirs sing a short program (15 minutes) of their choice. We would like to participate?
On an afternoon, we will organise Singing in the city. Every choir gets the opportunity to sing a short a capella program of its choice (max. 15 minutes) in a special open air location in the city of Ghent.


Study tour

It's a program designed mostly for conductors where you will be able to visit the ateliers, have discussions, participate in round tables and other special activities. The study tour is a full day program, if your conductor is following this program, please provide enough accompanying adults for the choir.  

How many conductors would like to join the study tour program?

Participant 1

Participant 2

Participant 3


Practical

Accomodation

We will send an invoice for the advance payment of the festival accomodation based on these numbers. You can only book accommodation for festival participants.
Please indicate your preferred accommodation. If it is still available, you will receive an invoice for the accomodation advance to be paid within 4 weeks to keep your reservation active. We will contact you within a week if your accomodation is no longer available and suggest an alternative.


Due to such high demand all festival accommodation is fully booked. But you can still participate. It is possible to find hotel accommodation in and around Ghent. Ask your questions below or mail us on info [at] ecj2023.be if you need tips, but we can't promise anything right now. All questions and requests for tips will be handled chronologically according to the date of registration.

Please let us know where you will be staying (if you know already) or if you have any questions concerning accommodation.


Meals

Please mark your meals. The choice applies to your entire group. In April you can indicate how many vegetarians and participants with food allergies there are in your group.

Breakfast is included in the accomodation (except at the Scouts House).


Transport

Do you have any general remarks about travel and transport?


Invoice details

If you are applying as an indirect member of the European Choral Association, we will ask you (in April) to provide proof of your 2023 membership within your national organisation.

If you are a member of Friends of Choral Music, we will ask you (in April) to provide proof of your membership 2023 (please note that the reduced participation fee will only be applied to TWO members of your choir). 

Invoice contact details

Personal name, company, institution, organization, school, ...?
The invoice for advanced payment and balance will be emailed to this address as well as the invoice for the festival accomodation (if you've booked boarding school, scouts house or Treck hostel).

Terms and conditions

If you have not already done so, please read our Terms and conditions carefully before continuing the registration process. Bij clicking 'Register your choir' you agree to our Terms and conditions, including terms regarding filming and photographing.

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