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Who is this event for?

Various Voices is Europe’s most important LGBTQ+ choir festival.

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How much does it cost?

It depends on the choir size and on the date of registration.

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What does the fee include?

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What are the deadlines?

Choir registrations to Various Voices 2023 will open on January 1st, 2022, and close on November 30th, 2022.

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What is the festival program?

5 days of music, events, gala nights, shows and much more… click here to know more.

Which are the location of the event?

Piazza Maggiore, Teatro Auditorium Manzoni, Arena del Sole, Teatro Duse, and Oratorio di San Filippo Neri. MAMbo – Modern Art Museum of Bologna, Bologna’s international music museum and library, and VV Village at DumBO.

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Will there be rehearsal rooms?


How can a choir take part in the VV Italy Tour?

By choir registration for VV there will be boxes to tick whether a choir would like to take part in the Italy tour and which city is preferred. Besides this the choirs can choose (with registration) if they would like to perform in the Museum of Modern Art or in the city centre of Bologna during the festival – besides the concert in one of the theatres.

Is the festival accessible?

Yes! All festival venues have easy access for disabled people. Bologna City Council has been working in the last years in order to improve accessibility on the whole territory and on public transportation.

Which films will be shown on Piazza Maggiore during the festival?

All information will be shared nearer the time.

VV Bologna is working together with Cineteca and currently selecting the pieces. Choirs will have the opportunity to perform the soundtrack to the films together with a Festival Orchestra.