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4,500 Voices, 85 performances in 50 venues, over 5 full days.

Experience the best in vocal music on the first weekend in May with a jam packed programme ranging from world class Gala Concerts and a diverse Fringe programme, to the vibrant Choral Trail, where voices spill out from restaurants, bars, galleries and public spaces across the city.

With the majority of events 100% free and excellent deals available for Gala and Fringe Concerts, there is something for all ages and interests. Top off your May Bank Holiday with a visit to Cork for one of Europe's most exciting vocal music experiences.

Incorporating a strong competitive element, the festival also provides a unique opportunity to witness top Irish and international choirs competing in the beautiful setting of Cork City Hall. Competitions run throughout the festival, with the prestigious Fleischmann International Trophy Competition providing a thrilling climax to a jubilant five days of song.

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