20 years “Marie Kraja”
The International Festival
of Operatic Singers
"When words leave off, music begins." Heinrich Heine
20 years of the "Marie Kraja" Opera Festival.

Why should I apply ?

You should apply to be selected to participate in the International Festival of Operatic Singers “Marie Kraja”: 

  • Because this is an internationally reputable event
  • It is a member of “Opera Europa”
  • You can be a winner of the 1stPrize and receive a reward of 5.000 Euro (4.000 Euro for the 2ndPrize, or 3.000 Euro for the 3rd Prize)
  • All your participation costs are covered by the organizers: travel, accommodation and meals included in a premium hotel in the centre of Tirana, airport pick up and drop off, etc.
  • You will sing in the main concert hall of the newly renovated Albanian National Opera House
  • You will be accompanied by the National Radio-Television Symphony Orchestra conducted by the well-known English conductor Martin Andre
  • You will be for 2 nights live on a television production broadcast in real-time
  • You will be singing in front of an extremely important international jury, this year having the Directors of the three main German Opera Houses, the Director of Arena di Verona Opera, the President of “Opera Europa”, the President of “Opera for Peace”, the President of the most famous artists’ management agency worldwide, etc. who will be there to identify the singers they need for their operatic productions
  • You will go back home with a fantastic TV live stream video recording with a national orchestra

Being a participant to this International Festival can give you such a high.

Do not hesitate, Apply NOW !

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