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MUSIC FESTIVALS IN POLAND

Art & Music Brass Band Chamber Choral Contemporary
Early Music Folk Music Guitar Jazz Opera Organ
Percussion Piano Sacred Music Songs Violin Youth Festivals

Bydgoszcz Opole Krakow Przemysl Warszawa poznan Gdansk Tarnow Torun


This site lists various types of music festivals in Poland. Please contact the office of the festival if you wish to obtain information about that particular festival, its current dates and program. We do not provide this information at the PMC.

Art & Music

Music and Architecture:
  • Bydgoszcz's Music Impressions
  • Music in Old Cracow International Festival
  • Music Festival (Kazimierz)
  • Łańcut's Music Festival
  • Przemysl's Musical Autumn
  • Torun - Music and Architecture Summer Festival
  • Music in Sandomierz Music Festival
  • Warsaw's Music Encounters
  • Royal Evenings at Wawel Castle Concert Series
  • Royal Concerts in Wilanów
  • " Wratislavia Cantans" International Music and Fine Arts Festival
  • Autumn Music Gatherings (Zakopane)

Ethnic Identity:
  • Jewish Culture Festival
  • Festival of Austrian Culture
  • " Bass-Player"Music Festival of Young Belorussia
  • Review of Orchestras and Bands of the German Minority (Lesnica)
  • Memorial Days of Tarnów Jews
  • " Gatherings 2000" Concert Featuring Ethnic Music
  • International Viennese Music Festival
  • "East-West" International Gatherings
  • Festival of Silesian Composers
  • "Understanding" Silesia's International Music Festival

Various Festivals:
  • Mozart Festival
  • Easter Festival Honouring Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Bogatynia's International Music Festival
  • Festival of Music Contest Winners
  • Zamosc Days of Music
  • International Military Orchestra Gatherings
  • International Gatherings of Musical Families
  • International Gatherings of Musical Families
  • Summer Music Festival
  • "Stars are Promoting" Traditional Festival Promoting Master- Students
  • "Polish Antenna-Eurotalent Network" International Talent Show
  • "Sound" International Festival of Authors, Composers and Arrangers
  • Krystyna Jamroz's International Music Festival
  • Tarnow's National Week of Talent

Brass Band Festivals

  • "Rzeszow's Fanfares" International Brass-Orchestra Presentations
  • "Golden Lyre" International Brass-Band Festival (Rybnik)

Chamber Music Festivals

  • International Evenings of Organ and Chamber Music Kłodzko 2000
  • Lancut Polish & International Music Festival
  • March Chamber Evenings
  • "Sanok 2000" International Accordion Gatherings
  • International Clarinet Festival
  • "Bravo Maestro" Festival of Chamber Music (Kasna Dolna) Guitar Festival
  • International Young Chamber Music Festival

Choral Festivals

  • International Festival of Choral Song (Międzyzdroje)
  • Days of Oratory and Cantata Music
  • International Festival of Choral Song (Szczecin)
  • International Festival of Choral Songs
  • International Chamber Music Choir Gathering
  • Wratislavia Cantans International Music & Fine Arts Festival
  • Autumn Meetings with Song. Review of Choirs Led by the Visually Impaired
  • "Arti et Amicitiae" International Choir Gatherings
  • Anzelm Skrobol's International Religious Choirs Festival
  • International Choir Recitals
  • Polish Minority Choir Conductors School
  • Global Polish Minority Choir Festival
  • International Choir Gatherings

Contemporary Music

  • Days of Music of Karol Szymanowski
  • Musica Polonica Nova Polish Contemporary Music Festival
  • Witold Lutosławski's Contemporary Art. Forum
  • Witold Lutosławski's International Festival of Contemporary Music
  • "Write and Play" International Seminar of Contemporary Polish and American Music
  • Warsaw's Performance Festival
  • Witold Lutosławski's Forum
  • Warsaw Autumn International Festival of Contemporary Music
  • "WRO" International Festival of Virtual Music Realizations
  • Andrzej Panufnik's Annual Days of Music
  • Intenational Academy of Music Festival

Early Music Festivals

  • May with Early Music International Festival
  • Musica Antiqua Europae Orientalis
  • Claudio Monteverdi's Festival
  • "Songs of Our Roots" International Early Music Festival
  • "Early Music in May" Festival
  • Swieradów's International Early Music Gatherings
  • International Festival of Newly Discovered & Rarely Performed Music
  • Festival of Early Music
  • "Johann Sebastian Bach in memoriam" Upon the 250th Anniversary of His Passing
  • Days of Bach
  • Stary Sącz Festival of Early Music

Folk Music

  • "Highlander's Carnival"
  • Regional Review of Christmas Carol and Folk Groups
  • Tatra Autumn International Festival of Highland Folklore
  • World Festival of Polish Emigrants Folkloristic Groups
  • National "Street Bands" Festival
  • International Folklore Festival in Zielona Gora

Guitar Festivals:

  • International Ceaseless Guitar Festival
  • "Ghitaralia 2000" International Chamber Ensembles and Classical Guitar Festival and Competition
  • "Guitars in the Autumn of Silesia" Jan Edmund Jurkowski's International Guitar Festival and Competition
  • "Flamenco Festival" International Guitar Festival
  • "Spanish Fiesta" International Guitar Festival
  • "Aleksandrian Guitar Show" National Music Confrontations

Jazz Festivals

  • Warsaw's Summer Jazz Days
  • "Jazz Jamboree" International Jazz Festival
  • "Mistrzowie Jazzu" Performances
  • "Poznań Jazz Fair" International Jazz Festival
  • International Jazz Workshops
  • International Jazz Vocalist Gatherings
  • "Jazz on the Odra" International Festival
  • "Solo Duo Trio" International Small Jazz Forms Festival
  • Świdnica's International Jazz Nights
  • Komeda's Jazz Festival
  • Świdnik Jazz Festival-Elvin Jones Patronage
  • International Jazz Festival & the M. Kosz Jazz Pianists Competition
  • Jazz by the River San
  • Zamość International Meeting of Jazz Vocalists
  • Jazz at the Old Town Square 2000
  • Glogow's International Jazz Gatherings
  • International Jazz Pianist Festival
  • "Golden Washboard 2000" International Traditional Jazz Festival
  • All Soul's Day Jazz

Opera Festivals

  • Bydgoszcz's Opera Festival
  • Summer Festival of Opera and Operetta
  • Festival of Baroque Operas

Organ Festivals

  • International Organ Music Festival
  • International Festival of Organ Music in Gdansk-Oliwa
  • International Festival of Organ Music
  • International Organ Music Festival
  • Antoni Chlondowski's Organ Festival
  • International Organ Festival Mielec 2000
  • International Festival of Organ Music
  • International Organ Festival
  • Days of organ music
  • "Organs and Organ Music" International Organ Session
  • International Festival of Organ & Chamber Music Kamien Pomorski
  • International Evenings of Organ and Chamber Music Kłodzko 2000
  • "Juniores Priores Organorium Sejnensis" International Youth Organ Festival
  • International Festival of Organ & Chamber Music
  • International Organ & Chamber Music Festival
  • International Organ Festival
  • Plock's International Organ Music Festival
  • Tyniec's Organ Recitals

Percussion Festivals

  • "Percussion Group and Solo" International Festival-Days of Music
  • International Days of Percussion

Piano Festivals

  • F. Chopin International Festival in Duszniki Zdroj
  • International Chopin Festival
  • National Scholarship Competition for Candidates of the 14th International Frederic Chopin Pianist Concest
  • "Chopin in the Colours of Autumn" International Festival
  • "Grand Piano" Piano Festival
  • Polish Pianist Festival
  • Musical Gatherings at Paderewski's

Sacred Music Festivals

  • "Gaude Mater" International Festival of Sacred Music
  • Orthodox Church Music Festival
  • "Song of Songs 2000" International Ecumenical Festival of Christian Music
  • "Seven traditions" a series of concerts presenting the oldest traditional sung prayer
  • "Codex Calixtinus" Medieval Sacral Music Concert
  • Internatinal Festival of Eastern Orthodox Church Music Hajnówka 2000
  • "Central Europe's Spirit of Music at the Turn of the Century, Creativity and Theoretical" International Musicology Conference

Song Festivals

  • "Mallows" International Festival of Song
  • "Let's Sing Poetry" National Castle Gatherings
  • "Country Picnic in the City" International Country Music Festival
  • Picnic Country International Country Music Festival
  • "Camp Meeteing-Osiek 2000" International Gospel Music Festival
  • "Rawa Blues Festival" International Blues Festival
  • "Weekend 2000" National Festival of Student Songs
  • International Review of Esperanto Songs and Poetry
  • Jan Kiepura's Festival
  • "Poland's Song" International Musical Conference influenced by "Music and Prose"
  • "Sacrosong" National Festival of Religious Songs
  • "Belorussian Song 2000" National Festival - Gala Concert
  • Torun's Blues Meeting
  • "Autumn with the Blues" International Gatherings
  • Faculty Day's of Song and Drama
  • "Bezan 2000" National Sailing Songs Festival
  • "Rhythm and Melody" International Children's Song Review
  • "Shanties" International Sailor's Song Festival
  • International Jeziorak Shanties Conventions
  • International Youth Song Festival (Kielce)
  • Sopot International Song Festival
  • "Piostur Gorol Song" National Tourist Song Review
  • International Children's Song Festival in Honour of the Virgin Mother
  • National Vocal-Instrumental Festival for Disabled Children (Sroda Wielkopolska)
  • Actor's Song Review
  • Silesial Festival of Youth and Children's Songs (Ozimek)
  • Adam Didur's Festival
  • "Voices of Europe" Concert

Violin Festivals

  • "Polish Violin Masters" String Festival
  • Wieniawski Days in Szczawno-Zdrój

Youth Music Festivals

  • "Let's all sing" 9th International Youth Song Review
  • "Eurochestries 2000" International Youth Orchestra Festival
  • "Spot 2000" National Gatherings of Youth Authors, Composers and Performers
  • Jeunesses Musicales International Festival
  • International Young Chamber Music Festival
  • "Juniores Priores Organorium Sejnensis" International Youth Organ Festival


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