To the members of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat

Dear friends,

below you will find the September Newsflash of the European Choral Association - Europa
Cantat,mostly with a reminder of the deadline for applications for our General Assembly and workshops, and a deadline for the submission of candidatures to the Board.

With best wishes

Sonja Greiner
Secretary General
on behalf of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat

Avec ce message nous vous envoyons des informations surtout concernant la date limite pour inscriptions à notre Assemblée Générale avec ateliers, et pour les candidatures aux élections.
In diesem Newsletter informieren wir Sie vor allem über die Anmeldefrist für unsere Generalversammlung mit Workshops sowie die Abgabefrist für Kandidaturen für den Vorstand.

01 General Assembly 2012 Toulouse - Deadline
02 Elections - submission of candidatures
03 Festival EUROPA CANTAT XVIII Torino 2012 on TV
04 VOICE on Facebook

General Assembly 2012 Toulouse - Deadline

Deadline for applications: 30/9/2012
Rooms in the conference hotel cannot be guaranteed after this date

Dear members and friends of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat,
It is with pleasure that we invite you to this year’s General Assembly of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat on Saturday, November 17th 2012 in Toulouse, France. At this General Assembly we will elect the members of the Board for the coming three years.
Since we think that a General Assembly is a good occasion to discuss “hot topics” and invite experts who can enlighten us on specific issues, our Board in cooperation with our French partners has decided to off er a session with project presentations on Friday late afternoon and a programme of workshops on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, focusing on the “Colours of (Young) European Voices”. Non-members are also welcome to participate in these workshops.
You will find more information on these workshops as well as detailed schedule in the official invitation >> here (in French >> here / in German >> here). To apply for participation please use our application form >> here.
RAPPEL: Date limite pour inscription à notre Assemblée Générale: 30/09/2012
Programme: >> ici, formulaire d'inscription >> ici.

Nous ne pouvons pas garantir les places dans l'hôtel réservé par nous après cette date.
ZUR ERINNERUNG: Die Anmeldefrist für unsere Generalversammlung läuft am 30.9.2012 ab. Das Programm zum Wochenende findet sich >> hier  , das Anmeldeformular >> hier.
Nach dieser Frist können wir keine Zimmer im von uns reservierten Hotel mehr garantieren.

Elections - submission of candidatures

Deadline for the submission of candidatures to the Board of ECA-EC: 30/09/2012All Candidatures for the Board of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat to be elected in Toulouse in November 2012 must reach the General Secretariat in written form
as soon as possible, but no later than September 30th 2012. Late candidatures will not be accepted since the membership must have the possibility to review candidatures in
advance. Candidates must send the following material/information to the General Secretariat before September 30th 2012 so that this material can be published in advance of the General Assembly.
- A short letter with the motivation for being a candidate
(including a possible field of focus while on the Board)
- a personal biography, a photo
- the candidate’s answers to three questions (will be sent by the General Secretariat upon request)

La date limite pour la présentation de candidatures pour le CA de notre association est aussi le 30/09/2012. Les candidats doivent envoyer une lettre de motivation, un CV, une photo et des réponses à 3 questions que le secrétariat enverra sur demande.http://ecpecs2015.hu/

Anmeldefrist für Kandidaturen für den Vorstand unseres Verbands ist ebenfalsl der 30.9.2012. Kandidaten müssen ein Motivations-Schreiben, einen Lebenslauf, ein Bild sowie die Antworten auf drei Fragen schicken, die das Generalsekretariat auf Anfrage verschickt.


Festival EUROPA CANTAT XVIII Torino 2012 on TV

The City of Torino was "dressed in magenta" and ready TO welcome over 4.000 participants, almost 900 guest artists including soloists and orchestra musicians and almost 200 guests. Adding around 350 local volunteers, the participants of the Youth Event Management Programme and other staff members, around 5.700 people connected to the festival filled the streets, the squares, the churches and the halls of Torino.
Watch a RAI TV programme giving a wonderful overview on the festival >> here

There were well over 100 concerts and major musical events, presenting the musical results of over 40 ateliers, the repertoire of participating choirs and guest performances. In addition there were over 40 one-day discovery ateliers and numerous lectures and presentations for conductors and composers. You will find more statistics and details in our final Press Release >> here (Shorter English version >> here / German version >> here)

Si vous voulez vous rappeler du festival ou si vous n'avez pas pu y participer, regardez ce programme de télévision de la RAI sur EUROPA CANTAT XVIII Torino 2012.

Falls Sie in Erinnerungen schwelgen möchten, oder falls Sie nicht am Festival teilnehmen konnten, schauen Sie sich das Fernsehprogramm der RAI über das Festival EUROPA CANTAT XVIII Torino 2012 an. Eine abschließende Pressemeldung mit Statistiken finden Sie >> hier.


VOICE on Facebook

The multiannual cooperation project VOICE Vision OInnovation for Choral music in Europe is now on Facebook - visit https://www.facebook.com/thevoiceproject.eu and like us!


The European Choral Association is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, by the German Ministry of Youth (BMFSFJ) and the City of Bonn
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