The Annual IABS Convention will take place in the City of Cork, October 6-8.
The venue for all competitions and concerts is the magnificent City Hall, pictured here, with the headquarters hotel situated across the river in the Clayton Hotel.
Provisional Programme of Events - depending on numbers of quartets, choruses who are registered will detemine times for each contest.
FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER 2017
14.00 OFFICIAL OPENING OF IABS 2017
14:10 NATIONAL MALE AND FEMALE QUARTET COMPETITIONS FOLLOWED BY YOUTH CATEGORY COMPETITION
20.00 INTERNATIONAL QUARTET AND OPEN MIXED QUARTET COMPETITIONS
22.30 PRE-GLOW (Clayton Hotel)- bar open till 12.30.
SATURDAY 7 OCTOBER
10.00 NATIONAL MALE AND FEMALE CHORUS COMPETITIONS
14.00 OPEN MIXED CHORUS AND INTERNATIONAL CHORUS COMPETITIONS
20.00 WINNERS GALA CONCERT
10.30 AFTERGLOW (CLAYTON HOTEL)
SUNDAY 8 OCTOBER
09:30-12:30 CROSS CATEGORY EVALUATIONS FOR NATIONAL QUARTETS AND CHORUSES
FAREWELL CORK !