Jury 2014

A renowned international jury evaluates from a constructive angle all participants' performances and will hand over during the proclamation a diploma. After the proclamation the jury can be consulted in person. A few weeks after the Festival a jury report will be sent emphasising a positive and noncompetitive assessment.

This overview shows the jury members that have already committed their cooperation to the Festival of 2014.

name jury member city
 vlagbelgie Belgium    
Annemans Jo ** Merksem website
Anthonis Luc * Antwerpen website
Bikkembergs Kurt * Stevoort website
Budai Erika * Leuven website
Claesen Ludo Stevoort website
Coeck Jan ** Heverlee website
Haenebalcke Sabine * Vloesberg website
Schepens Noëlle ** Lier website
Van Bouwelen Johan Bornem website
Vuye Jan Gent website
Windmolders Patrick Deurne website
vlagduitsland Germany
Dr. Becker Matthias Ober-Mörien website
Ter Wey Fritz Aken website
vlagestland Estonia    
Saluveer Aarne Harjumaa website
vlagfinland Finland    
Ala-Pöllänen Kari Espoo website
vlaghongarije Hungary    
Mindszenty Zsuzsánna Budapest website
Pad Zoltán ** Budapest website
vlagitalie Italy    
Pelucchi Pierangelo Bergamo website
vlagnederland Netherlands    
Damsma John * Groningen website
Van den Brand Hans ** Berkel-Enschot website
Van Klaveren Marijke Voorburg website
Van Lieshout Silvère Voorburg website
vlagoostenrijk Austria
Ziegler Wolfgang Bad Vöslau website
vlagpolen Poland    
Szydzisz Krzysztof ** Poznan website
vlagslowakije Slovakia    
Kolena Milan Bratislava website
vlagtsjechischerepublik Czech Republic    
Matoušek Lukáš Tehuv u Říčan website
vlagzweden Sweden    
Johansson Bo ** Vällingby website


* : Advisory committee vocal 

** : New jury members

EMY news 2014

Investing in a better World
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Results of the jury 2014
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EMJ 2014 to be caught in an exciting photobook
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Imago Tijl to China
As an Ambassador of the European Music Festival for Young People the Neerpelt dance-group Imago...

EMJ News Archive 2014

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Impressions of Sing-in "Sing a song"
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Fraternization and guests concerts
Since many years the fraternization concerts of EMJ have brought atmosphere, song and music to...
Happening “Sweet sweet music”
Don't miss out on the Happening "Sweet sweet Music" on Saturday May 3 at 8.30 p.m. at the...
Sing-in "Sing a song"
One of the highlights of the Festival is the sing-in “Sing a Song” on Friday, May 2 at 8.30 p.m....
7 workshops: new musical challenges
In the course of the Festival EMJ organizes 7 workshops for participating choirs. Youngsters are...
Festive start of the 62nd EMJ with " a taste of Neerpelt"
After the successful first edition of “A Taste of Neerpelt ” last year, there will be another one...
200 children sing the festival song
It is said to “never change a winning team”. The same goes for EMJ, which means the 62nd edition...
Visit the jury concerts
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EMJ opens with riveting kick-off
Just like last year the 62nd European Music Festival for Young People (May 1 to 5) will start off...
EMJ welcomes the Liverpool Signing Choir
The European Music Festival for Young People aims at stimulating youngsters to sing and to make...
3600 young voices to sing at the 62nd EMJ
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27 international jury members to evaluate 90 choirs
The members of the jury who are to judge all 90 participating choirs from a constructive angle,...
Almost 100 subscriptions to EMJ 2014
The organizers of the 62nd European Music Festival for Young people – a vocal edition from May 1...
Dance-group Imago Tijl: Ambassador of the Festival
They are not a prominent choir nor a meritorious instrumental ensemble, but still dance-group...
Jan Coeck Jan Coeck was born in 1950 in Wilrijk (Belgium)He teaches at the Lemmensinstitute in...
Six new compulsory songs
Since 1962 the compulsory songs have been a permanent part of the repertory to be performed by the...
Children's and Youth-choir ‘Lirica’ draws international choirs to EMJ
The European Music Festival for Young People currently has 17 festival-ambassadors. They are...
Simplicity to adorn the 62nd Festival poster
Year after year EMY introduces itself by means of a new poster. The 62nd poster to announce the...
Proud sign-carriers in the daily parade
After the daily jury-concerts the participating groups walk the streets of the centre in a joyful...
The multitasking hosts and hostesses
You must have seen or met them, the friendly and sharply-dressed boys and girls who are...
EMJ: guest of Finnish Festival for choirs
Jan Coninx, former EMJ-president (2000-2012) was invited to visit a renowned festival for choirs...
A new website after five years
After 5 years of "busy-ness", EMY urgently needed a new website. Members of the different...
Let's revive the Festival via Facebook
During the Festival days, but even more the day after, you can enjoy and have fun looking at...