Tirana city with lovely colors with its old histories of different culture religions and its new face changing following every season colors offer many cultural tourist attractions. Concert Halls with prestigious Churches & Cathedrals and University of Arts offer to each choir different audiences and architectural itineraries of culture monuments from Turkish empire to Italian fascist stile, to communist regime till the presence modern stile. All participants choirs will have the chance to listen & learn the traditional Iso-Polyphony following different workshops lead by the well known Albanian composers & conductors giving to each participant the opportunity to live the history of transmission of this very ancient stile of singing from 14 century to now days.
Suzana Turku Kashara- president of Festival
Besim Petrela- director of Festival
The program of Festival will be open to: Diversity of international choral music ( from ancient to contemporary), sacred music, folk traditional & Jazz , is what the artistic spectrum of Festival will cover.
The Festival is particularly appealing for all amateurs choirs . Participants besides emotions interpretation of their program “free chosen”, will enjoy by the workshops the beautiful experience of learning &singing “Iso-Polyphony”, ( this earliest traditional Albanian music which is a world heritage value by UNESCO from 2006). Spirit of Iso-Polyphony is based on the individual creativity and enthusiasm of being & singing in the group by combining personal performance with that of each member of the group.