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22th International Cantus Music and Culture Festival & Choir Festival „Meet Mozart“ Salzburg 2020
4 days / 3 nights

Our festival program for your choir tour / music tour

Thursday 02 July 2020
Day of arrival and opening evening of the Choir/Music Festival

Attending choirs and music groups arrive in Salzburg and meet their local assistant at the hotel.

In the evening opening of the Festival at the "Stieglkeller", a traditional restaurant at the foot of the fortress Hohensalzburg.
Following first introduction of the participants of the festival while enjoying a dinner at a restaurant and meeting with the Artistic Director of the Festival.
Overnight stay at your hotel. 

Friday 03 July 2020
City walking tour, Rehearsals and Festival Concert

Breakfast at your hotel.
In the morning meet with a local guide for a 2,5 hour walking tour of the Old Town of Salzburg.

In the afternoon rehearsals of all festival participants (music, dance, orchestra and choir groups) at the Grosser Saal of the Mozarteum for the evening festive concert at the Mozarteum. Early dinner at a local Restaurant.

In the evening Festival Concert of the International Cantus Music and Culture Festival & Choir Festival „Meet Mozart“ at the Big Hall of the Mozarteum in Salzburg. At the end of the Festival Concert all participating groups will present a common piece the “Song of peace”. The Gala Concert for the benefit of a charitable foundation.
Overnight stay at your hotel. 

Saturday 04 July 2020
Ecumenical mass at the Salzburg Cathedral, Excursion to the province of Salzburg and Closing of the Choir/Music Festival

Breakfast at your hotel

In the morning: Meeting of all participating groups in front of the Salzburg Cathedral for set up and rehearsal.

Following an ecumenical mass celebration service and a musical presentation by the attending music groups at the Salzburg Cathedral.

In the afternoon: Open-air concerts on one of the town squares or at the Mirabell Garden in Salzburg.

Alternativly: Guided excursion to the province of Salzburg and the Lake District featuring original sites of the movie “The Sound of Music”: Visit the Hellbrunn Palace, continue on to the Lake Fuschlsee to the town of St. Gilgen, located at the Wolfgangsee and then to the Lake Mondsee and visit the castle church there. At the end of the excursion, visit the Leopoldskron Castle, a further site of “The Sound of Music”.

In the evening: Farewell evening of the International Cantus Music and Culture Festival & Choir Festival “Meet Mozart” 2019 at the restaurant “Stiegl Keller” at the foot of the fortress Hohensalzburg with buffet dinner and live music.
Distribution of participation certificates for all attending groups.
Overnight stay at your hotel.

Sunday 05 July 2020
End of the Choir/ Music Festival and Depart Salzburg

After breakfast individual departure or upon request extend your stay

The program is subject to change!


Our services for your choir trip/ music trip

3 nights including breakfast

Accommodation in twin rooms with private facilities in the requested hotel categories 3* and 4* in Salzburg or in shared rooms (4-6 beds) with private facilities in a 2* youth accommodation  

3 dinners (dinner on the opening evening, dinner at the hotel or restaurant on Friday, farewell dinner buffet on the last evening)  

Participation in the festival events including all fees (opening evening at the Stieglkeller, festival concert, ecumenical celebration at the Cathedral of Salzburg, farewell evening with dinner buffet and live music)

Guided city walking tour of Salzburg (about 2,5 hours) 

Half day excursion to the province of Salzburg and Lake District with a english speaking guide (in your own bus)

Participation certificate for all attending groups of the choir/music festival

English speaking local escort during the festival stay

1 free place in a twin room based on a minimum of 30 participants

Upon request: concert at the Mirabellgarden

The arrival and departure is to be carried out independently.
Depending on your travel arrangements we can gladly assist you with booking ground transportation (local Austrian coach) to/from the airports in Salzburg or Munich and for all local festival transfers.