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How to Apply

How to apply


Choirs wishing to participate in the XX 2025 International Choral Kathaumixw must submit the following:

· the Application Form

· a short biography of the choir (maximum 100 words)

· a short biography of the conductor (maximum 50 words)

· a photograph of the choir (300 dpi)

· a photograph of the conductor (300 dpi)

· a recent recording of the choir  (CD, MP3, DAT, Cassette, Video or DVD formats accepted)

Choir application forms and supporting material must reach the office of the International Choral Kathaumixw by November 15, 2024.

Vocal Solo Competition

Members of participating choirs wishing to enter the vocal solo competition must submit the Vocal Solo Competition Entry Form on or before April 1, 2025.

Note no more that 5 singers per choir may enter a vocal solo competition. Be sure to view the Competitions page for categories and requirements.

There is no extra fee for singers attending as a member of a particating choir.

Individual Singers

Individual singers wishing to participate in the common song singing and/or vocal solo competitions must submit the Come Solo registration form.

The participation fee is $225 CAD and includes 8 concerts (3 concerts as a singer). Visit our Individuals page for more details.

International Choral Kathaumixw
7280 Kemano Street
Powell River, British Columbia
V8A 1M2

Email info@kathaumixw.org
Phone +1-604-485-9633
Fax +1-604-485-2055


  • to participate in the planned schedule for the whole festival period.

  • to waive all rights associated with radio or television broadcasting and audio and video recordings.

  • to waive all rights to any form of financial compensation.


The festival committee will notify choirs whether or not they are accepted as participants by December 15, 2024. Artistic and other factors play a role in the decisions of the committee.

There will be a maximum number of choirs per category and a limited number of entries per country.


Choirs must confirm their participation in writing by January 15, 2025. A deposit of 50% of the total participation fee must accompany this confirmation. If the confirmation and payment are not received by the due date, the festival reserves the right to accept another ensemble on the waiting list.

Each participant must pay a $225 participation fee. "Participants" include singers, conductors, accompanists, spouses/supporters and chaperones. The registration fee covers tickets to concerts, competitions, social events, limited festival transportation, a swimming pool pass, festival souvenir program, and other festival events.