IWCF 2020


Now is the time to register for this 4-day feast of choral music with concerts, seminars, masterclasses, workshops and much more.

The registration fee includes all the described activities bellow (Official Activities + Complementary Activities)

Deadline - 1st April  2020

Official Activities

Official Activities

Workshop on the MISATANGO  

29th April to 2nd May - (10 hours in 5 sessions) - NCPA 

Mtro. Martin Palmeri (Composer)

Mariano Chiacchiarini - Orchestra Conductor

Santiago Lusardi Girelli (Choral conductor)

MISATANGO CONCERT Festival  Closing Gala  

2nd May 2020. Venue: Jamshed Bhabha concert Hall, NCPA

Mtro. Martin Palmeri and Mtro. Mariano Chiachiarini 

SOI-Symphony Orchestra of India and Soloists.

COMMON CHANTS  (Access to enroll in 1 of the two) 

Premiere of original compositions at the NCPA

30th April and 01st May 2020. NCPA (Limited seats)

SOI-Symphony Orchestra of India and Soloists.

Participants can enroll in all the complementary activities of the IWCF with no further cost. Registration for individual delegates and group delegates includes acmes to all the Official Activities and Complementary Activities.

Choir and singers will prepare the Official Repertoire before arriving Mumbai.



Optional Activities for all Participants



Access to participate on the Understanding and Singing Indian Music Workshop  (6 hours) 

Access to participate on the Singing Indian Choral Music  Workshop (4 hours )


Access to the Seminar Classical Western Music inspired by Indian philosophy, music and religious traditions (2 hours).


Access to the Seminar: Let’s Sing Together: Choral Breathing, Vocal Technique for Choirs (2 hours).

Concerted conferences

Access to Commented concert Jazz Music in India (2 hours)  Louiz Banks (keyboards), Braz Gonsalves (saxophone) & Rama Mani (Carnatic singer).


Access to 1 lecture by Mtro Palmeri:  The MISA TANGO: Style & History behind the piece (2 hours)


Morning Yoga & Meditation Sessions (4 sessions of 1h15´)


Access to all Festival Concerts 


Choral Singing Masterclass with Maria Forsström (6 hours´) Max. 14 participants

Lecturer: Maria Forsström (SWEDEN)  /  Seat: 12 singers

Cost: TBD (additional cost, not included on the registration)

Choral Conducting Course – Initial Level / Advanced Level

Lecturer: Dr. Santiago Lusardi Girelli (Argentina) /  Seat: 10 participants

Cost: TBD (additional cost, not included on the registration)

 Registration Fees



Register 10+ delegates for the INDIA WORLD CHORAL FESTIVAL 2020 to access these group rates.

Register through the Groups Online Registration page here:

More information:


If you have any question or need further information about group registrations, email us to:

The IWCF 2020 and the NCPA are committed to provide accessibility for everyone. The registration fees for IWCF 2020 vary according to the three country groups listed below, based on the United Nations’ Human Development Index (HDI) list. More details on this index are available on:


Indian Choirs will have a special fee as hosts of the event.


All prices  are per person, in US dollars (tax included)

HDI Tier 1 includes delegates from the following countries: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile. Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vatican City.

HDI Tier 2 includes delegates from the following countries: Albania, Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Georgia, Grenada, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) Libya, Macedonia (TFYR), Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Oman, Palau, Panama, Peru, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of).

HDI Tier 3 includes delegates from the following countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic of the), Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Gambia, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (Democratic People's Republic of), Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, 


Apr 29, 3:00 PM – May 02, 10:00 PM
NCPA Marg, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021, India
Pre Register here to get detailed information about the IWCF 2020

Please contact us for any further enquiry


Ms Maria Meireles

Choirs Manager

+91  9112468470

Dr. Santiago Lusardi Girelli

Festival Artistic Director

+91  7745872642


National Centre for the Performing Arts 
NCPA Marg, Nariman Point Mumbai 400 021. India

Western Music Office

+91 22 6622 3737


The IWCF - India Word Choral Festival 2020 is 

organized  by the NCPA Mumbai and the  IWCG ORG.