Dear participants,

Please note, due to Covid-19, the Organizing committee made decision that the JSFest: Choral, Vocal and Instrumental music Competition will be held distance this year.




Date of Competition: November 20 to November 23, 2020.

The competition shall be held remotely, in the absence of contestants.

Deadline for applications is November 16, 2020.

The application form can be found on the website

Applications are to be sent to email .

 After receiving an application from a contestant, he will get a personal registration number (the registration number will be send with invoice)

Please, note: Separate application for each nomination!

The Participation in the Competition is possible only in the First Round (requirements as for the First round).


The participants, who are going to take part in the competition must send to the Organizing Committee via e-mail the following documents before November 16th:

  • a photograph of the contestant

  • a photocopy of passport or birth certificate

  • videomaterial


Technical requirements: recorded works must be presented in separate files combined into a single folder. The folder must be named! Each file in the folder must also be named (the registration number and the name of each particular work).

Registration fee and participation payment:

Application registration: 30 €. Should the applicant cancel his participation, this amount is not refundable.
Cost of participation: €70 / soloist, € 110 / duo, € 130 / trio and € 140 / quartet, €160 quintet.

Ensembles starting from five people pay € 200.


 The registration fee and the participation payment must be effected before November 16, 2020.


A scanned copy of confirmation of payment for application registration must be sent to e-mail address:



The jury of Jean Sibelius Competition consists of internationally recognized professional singers, musicians and teachers.



Participants are evaluated in each nomination and age group separately: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th places shall be awarded a diploma. It may be possible that some special diplomas will be granted.


The competition results shall be announced November 24-25th, on the website

The Organizing Committee will individually contact the participants and send them their diplomas via e-mail from November 25 to November 30, 2020.


Please, ask us for more information by email:


Best regards,
Svetlana Myhkyrä,
the president of the International Cultural association of Turku (Finland)
Kari Tukia,
the chairman Organizing committee