The 13th International a cappella Contest Leipzig has been postponed to May 6 to 92021. Young vocal groups will perform before an international expert jury as they compete for the Leipzig a cappella Award with total prize money of €4,500. Furthermore, all qualifying entrants benefit from an extensive training programme. The winning ensemble will be invited to hold its own concert during the following year’s a cappella Festival.


This website contains all the details required by prospective entrants. For information for visitors (including tickets), please go here.

Awardees 2019

German Gents (GER): 1st prize, audience award, Festspiele Meckenburg-Vorpommern & Edition Peters special prizes


Aora (SWE): 2nd prize


Ensemble Nobiles (GER): 3rd prize


Voktett Hannover (GER): Edition Peters special prize, amarcord special prize for the best unamplified piece