Friday, 24. May 2013 - 22:05
27. 08. 12. - 10:00
Vocal Marathon, the first modern a cappella festival in Croatia, is to be held in the port city of Rijeka from 28 August to 1 September at the Trsat Castle and other locations near the city.
This year international a cappella groups (up to 10 members) will compete in two vocal categories, jazz/gospel/soul and pop/comedy/freestyle. There will also be a Composing/Arranging Workshop organised at this year's festival which will be lead by Kornell Kovach and Olja Desic, a famous pop/rock composer.
The festival was founded by music professionals from the non profit music organisation Marathon Association from Rijeka, who's main activities include planning, organising and promoting music, vocal and instrumental education, concert organisation, and collaborating with similar organisations in Croatia and internationally.
Last year Italian group "The Slash" took out the main Grand Marathon award at the festival.
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