Friday, 01 April 2011 00:00


Dear visitor, we would like to give you a hearty welcome at our website. in 2010, during our 58th European Music Festival for Young People, a vocal edition, we welcomed no fewer than 112 choirs from 26 countries spread over the whole continent of Europe and the rest of the world. But we're again busy preparing our 59th edition, an instrumental edition, that will take place from Friday evening April 29th until Monday morning May 2nd 2011.

Again 3.400 young people from 110 children- and youth orchestras registered for a participation at our festival to meet, fraternize and discover and appreciate each other's culture. Those looking for extra information can find a lot of details on this website. 
Have a lot of fun,
Jan Coninx, President
and the full festival board

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EMJ News 2011

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