Past Events

The International AV Festival Event in Greece is one of the most prestigious and long-lived international choral events in the wider area of the Balkans. Since 1988 the festival event has drawn significant attention from choirs originating from all around the world. Each year, close to 1000 visitors, choir members and friends of music visit the Karpenisi to attend the International AV Choral events. Some of the choirs participated over the past few years are listed below.

    Kenya: Kathydral Crooners Choir – Nairobi (2014)

    Serbia: Hor Jevrejske Opstine Hasira – Jewish Community Choir “Hashira” (2015)

    FYROM: Chamber Church Choir “St. martyr Pantelejmon”, Veles (2016)

    Singapore: Wild Empire (2013),

    Phillippines: De La Salle University Chorale – Manila(2013), The Phillippine Folk Singers (2010)

    Norway: Sankta Sunniva Kammerkor – Bergen (2013),

    Croatia: Ženska klapa TERANKE, Istria (2013),

    South Africa: Kwazulu – Natal Youth Choir (2011)

    Greece: Mixed Choir of the Municipality of Metamorfosis (2016), Mixed choir of the Cultural Centre of Workers in ATE – Piraeus Bank (2016), Mixed Choir of Stylida (2016), Traditional choir of ”Katafigi” of the Church of Saint Demetrius (2015), New European Choir of the Women’s Cultural Association “Agapi” – Perea (2015), Youth Choir of Conservatoire of the Holy Metropolis of Veria and Naoussa (2015), Mixed Choir of the Municipality of Almyros (2015), Seniors’ Mixed Choir of the Larisa Municipality (2015), Choir Ensemble “Thamyris” of Itea (2015), Womens’ Choir Malesinas (2015), Mixed Choir of Elassona (2015), Music School of Ilion – Ilion (2014), Childern Choir of Elassona – Elassona (2014), Adult Choir “Antonio Vivaldi” of Karpenissi (2014), Cultural Association “Makedones” Choir (2014), Adult Choir Axion Esti from Paeonia (2014), Male Choir “Proodos” of Atalanti (2014), Adult Choir of the Ionian Union in Fthiotida “Ioannis Kountouris” – Lamia (2014), Friends of Music Union “Armonia” – Kalamata (2014), Choir of the Cultural Union Katafygioton (2014), Music Union of Sparta – Sparta (2014), Association of the Railway Employees of Thessaloniki “Thermaikos”, Mixed Choir of Karpenissi “Antonio Vivaldi”, Music Ensemble of the Public Electricity Company of Greece S.A., Choir of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki , In Canto – Thessaloniki, Choir of the “Emporiki Bank” (2006), Choir of Aliveri (Eyvoias Polyphonic) (2004), , Female Choir Karpenissiou “Orfeus” (1996), Mixed Choir of ΟΤΕ, Athens (1991), Mixed Choir “Armonia of Preveza” (1988), Madrigals of Athens (1988)

    Bulgaria: Mixed Chamber choir – Community Center “Razvitie 1869”, Dryanovo-Bulgaria (2015), Mixed Chamber of the Community Center “Razvitie 1869” (2015), Minu Balkanski Choir – Nova Zagora (2014), Ars Musica Choir – Varna (2014), Mixed Choir “Aprilov Palaouzov” – Gabrovo (2011), Mixed Choir “Petko Stainov”(2010), Female Chamber Choir “Tarnovgrad” city of Veliko Tarnovo (2004), Children Choir “Slavena” (2002), Female Choir “Slaveivkov” (2002), Mixed Choir “Slavej” city of Harmanli (2000), Children Choir “Little boys choir” city of Plovdiv (2000), Female Choir Slaveivkov city of Plovdiv (2000), Choir “Efonica” city of Triavna (1998), Children Choir “Bells of Sofia” (1998), Mixed Choir “Gianko Moustakov” city of Zbistov (1998), Room Orchestra “Orfeus”, city of Pernik(1992), Symphony Orchestra city of Razgrant(1991), Chamber Choir of the city of Targovitse (1991), Female Choir “AVLIGA” (1989)

    Israel: Regavim Choir – Tel Aviv (2016), Adult Choir “Ha Kol Yachassi” of Jerusalem (2015), Zemer-Le-Zion Choir (2014), Mor & Kinamom Choir(2014), Shirat Choir (2014), The Renana Choir (2012), The Gane Rave Choir (2012), The Reut Choir (2012), Zelilei Hof (2012), “Shikmim” Choir (2011), “Harmonia Jerusalem” Choir Ramot – Jerusalem (2011), Mixed Folk Choir “Zemer – Lach” – Herzeliya (2011), and others

    Poland: Kantylena Kolegium Nauczycielskiego w Leznie (2000),

    Chezch Republic: Children Choir Radost Praha (2010),

    Portugal: Coimbra University Alumni Choir (2009), Mixed Choir Coro Notas Soltas (2000), Choir of the University of Porto (1992)

    Turkey: Children Choir Eyuboglu Schools (2009),

    Cyprus: Community Choir “MELODIA” Lympion – Cyprus (2016), Community Choir “MELODIA” Lympion – Cyprus (2016), Municipal Choir of Strovolos (2014), Mixed Choir “Adouloti Kerynia” (2009), ChoirPA. SY. DY., city of Lefkosia (1992)

    Romania: The TRISON Mixed Choir of Braila (2015), Male Choir “D.G. Kiriac” (2016, 2008, 2006), Choir “George Dima” (2008), Choir “I.C. Bratianu” (2008), Mixed Choir Corul “Orfeu” city of Curtea de Arges (2006), Mixed Choir Corul Municipal “Pastorala”, city of Foscani Vracea (2006), Mixed Choir”Ioan Cristu Danielesku” city of Ploesti (2004), Mixed Choir “Gaudeamus”, House of Students of Pitesti (2002)

    Italy: Mixed Choir “Gottardo Tomat” (1998)

    Hungary: Choir “Juventus”, city of Budapest (1998), Choir of the Practical School of the Univeristy of Etves Porant, city of Budapest (1990),

    France: Female Choir “Gabriel Faure” (1998),

    Germany: Choir Monteverdi (1993)