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and perform . . .
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. . . in front of a great audience and jury . . .
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. . . in this grand theatre
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Come together at Sing! 2023
International Barbershop Festival

Holland Harmony invites barbershoppers around the world to join us for our Sing! 2023 festival. Due to the COVID epidemic we had to post-phone the Sing! 2021 and now we are so glad to come back with the festival former known as the Holland Harmony convention. A festival with competitions, shows and off course a lot off after glowing. Let’s meet each other at Sing! festival in Apeldoorn The Netherlands.

The festival team is stil organizing a lot of details; the jury, how and when to sign up, hotels. When you are interested in the Festival, please leave your email at so we can let you know when to sign up and organize your travel to The Netherlands.


National and International competitions

We have 4 competitions in our festival.

  • Dutch Quartets Competition
  • Dutch Choir Competition
  • International Quartets Competition
  • International choir Competition

You can enter competitions either as male or female groups. But also mixed choirs and quartets can enter the competition.

All the international choirs: male, female and mixed, will compete in the same competition. So do the quartets. The dutch national competitions are likewise regulated.

Who can compete?

The international competition is open to quartets and choruses of all gender identities. Please note that this is not the European Convention: choruses or quartets don’t need to qualify. Please note that the number of places is limited.

Cost of registration

Participants:                                          € 115, – (anyone under 30 has a 50% discount)

Passe-partout (visitors):                         € 90, –

 The theatre Orpheus

This is the place where the magic will happen. The theatre is a modern and spacious building with all the facilities we need to enjoy the festival: room to prepare for your performance, a theatre with 1200 seats, a marvelous stage, a lot of space for meeting greetings and after glow. There is a restaurant and bar inside the theatre, but you can also visit the city center for more. The venue has no hotel facility. 

 The festival city: Apeldoorn

Apeldoorn is a city in the hart of The Netherlands. A city with a royal connection. There is a palace where de dutch royal family lived in a (off course) castle “Het Loo” . It’s a city nearby our biggest nature park; De hoge Veluwe. The city is easy to reach by car and train from Amsterdam in one hour time.


Please address any questions to:

The Festival Team