REGISTER NOW 8th Bali International Choir Festival 2019, Bali - INDONESIA
Dear BICF8-2018 Choir Participants,
 
Please kindly read all information and invitation of each activity in BICF8 below.
 
Making and sharing music on this magical island with excellent local choirs and enjoying the heart-warming spirituality of Balinese culture is a once-in-a-life time opportunity. We look forward with great anticipation to your visit and we give you a personal assurance that we will do everything possible to make the visit memorable.
 
Thank you
WONDERFUL BICF8
 
*time and venue may be changes.

Information Book

Download Buku Informasi BICF8 2019 - Indonesian

Download Information Book BICF8 2019 - English (for outside Indonesia only)

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    OPENING CEREMONY

    In the Opening Ceremony of BICF8-2019, there will be Parade of Delegates, special performances from invited choirs participants and the Concert of Indonesia Youth Choir, 3rd Batch,

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    PARADE OF DELEGATES

    Every choir participants will be invited to participate and send two representative to join “Parade of Delegates”, by wearing traditional costume or Formal each participant will perform their heritage of their cultures with costume and their traditional music.  


    Every choir participants who register for the program will receive dinner invitation and dinner with VIP guests.  Participants with the best costume during the parade will get directly on the event a Trophy "Best Outfit".


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    CHOIR CLINIC ( CCL )

    This activity is FREE of charge for the first 25 choir participants who have already registered for Evaluation Activities and have fully settled the payment of the event package fee latest on Tuesday, January 08th, 2019.

    Each choir participant will have an opportunity to specifically register in Choir Clinic.  For 30 minutes, choir participant will have advices and directions directly from Choral Expert in order to improve artistic quality for future performances, and will get a Certificate of Participation.

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    FRIENDSHIP CONCERT ( FCO )

    This activity is open for any participants that register specifically to perform in Friendship Concert, or FREE for any choir participants registered in other activities, if slots are still available.

    Each choir participants will get an excellent opportunity to perform and explain their choir story together with the impression participating in BICF.  Participants could ask the audience to interact during the performance and develop friendship among others.  

    Choir participants will get Participation Certificate of Friendship Concert.

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    CHORAL WORKSHOP ( CWO )

    This activity is opened for individual participants, conductors, choirs, and other participants from Indonesia and international participants.

    Choir participant will have an opportunity to specifically register in workhops in order to gain enrichment in choral knowledge and skill, as well as actively engaged in collaborations and choir rehearsals with Choral Experts, and will get a Certificate of Participation.

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    CHOIRS EXCHANGE & COLLABORATION ( CEC )

    This activity is FREE for any choir registered in other activities, if slots are still available.

    Each choir will get an excellent opportunity to exchange their music, how they rehears and more over about their tradition and experiences from where they come from.  In Addition, choirs participants may perform with new experience of the collaboration.

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    CHOIR COMPETITION ( CCO )

    Choir Competition is open for All choir and vocal group from Indonesia and all over the world. 

     

    Each participants will get an experience and opportunity to perform in international competition as well as to get assessment and evaluation from international choral experts.

     

    PRIZES & AWARDS

    Each Participant in the competition will receive a Certificate and Medal and Trophy according to the final score that using 40 point system as follows:

     

    PARTICIPATION SERTIFIKAT

    :

    01,00

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    09,99

    BRONZE MEDAL

    :

    10,00

    -

    19,99

    SILVER MEDAL

    :

    20,00

    -

    29,99

    GOLD MEDAL

    :

    30,00

    -

    40,00

     

    CATEGORY WINNER

    Choirs who achieve a Gold Medal and highest score in each category will achieve Category Winner Trophy.

     

    SPECIAL JURY AWARD

    Choir, conductor or accompanist who shows outstanding performance will achieve Certificate and Trophy “Special Jury Award”,

     

    CHOIR CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFICATION

    All choirs with Gold Medal and a minimum total score of 33,00 (Gold Lv-4) will get qualification and directly perfrom at the Choir Championship.  Qualified choir must prepare one (1) additional song accordance with the same category.

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    CHOIR CHAMPIONSHIP ( CCH )

    Choir or Vocal Group with higher artistic quality

    and experiences may participate in the Choir Championship.

     

    All choirs with a Championship Qualification from Bandung Choral Society events and others Competition with minimum score 84,00 (Gold Lv IV) that confirm by the BICF Committe may participate directry to the choir championship.

     

    PRIZES & AWARDS


    Each participating choirs will receive a Certificate, Championship Medal according to the final score.  The Choir Championship will use a 100 point system as follows :

     

    BRONZE MEDAL

    :

    40,00

    -

    59,99

    SILVER MEDAL

    :

    60,00

    -

    79,99

    GOLD MEDAL

    :

    80,00

    -

    100,00

     

    CATEGORY CHAMPION & GRAND PRIX QUALIFICATION


    Choir who achieve Gold Medal with the highest score in each category will achieve Category Champion Trophy and qualify to participate in the GRAND PRIX of CHAMPIONS.

     

    SPECIAL JURY AWARD


    Choir, conductor or accompanist who shows outstanding performance will achieve Certificate and Trophy “Special Jury Award”, if there is any.

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    MEET THE JURIES

    Every choir participants can send maximum 8 members as representative for this activity and will get an opportunity to consult and receive some reviews directly from previous performance on BICF as an evaluation for future.


    Choir participants can register directly after evaluation performances for free.


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    GRAND PRIX of CHAMPIONS ( GPC )

    All Category Champion are qualified to participate in GRAND PRIX CHAMPIONSHIP, and any choir achieve Special recommendation from choral experts.


    Choir that achieve more than 1 (one) Category Champions will only perform once and must perform 2 free songs or a maximum 10 minutes of performance time that can give the best impression for all Choral Expert.  


    The COPYRIGHT of all program songs performed are participants responsibility to their respective composer / arranger.  Participants who cannot fulfill these criteria will be disqualified from the Grand Prix Championship


    The winner of the Grand Prix will achieves Certificate and trophy “Grand Prix of Champion of BICF8” and qualification to participate in the 2nd Asia Choral Grand Prix 2021 which will be held in Bali, Indonesia.


    ( ACGP2-2021 – BALI organizer will provide FREE registration and local host for 30 person for 3 days 

    / 2 night in BALI )


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    AWARD & CLOSING CEREMONY

    All choir participants must attend the Award Ceremony to hear the announcement of the results from all BICF8-2019 Activities.


    Certificate, Medal and Trophy will be awarded at this time only.  The committee will not serve delivery of Certificate and Medal.  


    There will be no re-announcement or awarding on the stage for any choir participant who is accidentally late or couldn’t attend the Award Ceremony.


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    BICF SINGERS CLUB ( BSC )

    Participants will join exciting singing program through rehearsals & concert with BICF8 Choral Expert. Aside from the singing, participants will have opportunity to watch various categories of the competition and concerts, as well as join the tour/sightseeing to many tourist attractions in Bali.


    *Note: If the registered participants are less than 20 people, will be cancelled, however the watching & sightseeing program will keep running.


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    CATEGORIES

    Every categories in BICF can be joined by any choir from Indonesia and all over the world that consist at least 

    16 singers, except for vocal group & acapella categories, is available for 6 to 12 singers.



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