ChoirFestME is a choral festival that welcomes choirs from diverse backgrounds and traditions from across the MENASA region. Set in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Dubai, the festival encourages choirs to learn, develop and flourish through exchange with world class choral professionals. The annual 2-week festival programme also includes public concerts, the Choir of the Year competition and the Gala Concert at Dubai Opera. The festival is exciting, collaborative and fun.
Founded in 2013, ChoirFestME is open to choirs of all abilities, ages and musical styles.
From choral societies, school and university choirs, a cappella groups, chamber choirs and gospel choirs; to unison and mixed voice choirs singing non-western music. ChoirFestME has hosted participating choirs from across the UAE, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Palestine and Jordan. International choirs are also welcomed as participants.