61th edition in 2013 (Instrumental)

affiche2013lang61th European Music Festival for young people in Neerpelt
from 3 May - 6 May 2013
102 ensembles coming from 22 countries
3400 youngsters
with ensembles coming from Belgium (33), Bulgaria (1) China (11), Denmark (2), Germany (9), Estonia (1), Finland (1), Hungary (3), Irerland (1), Italy (1), Croatia (2), The Netherlands (8), Austria (2), Poland (6), Russia (8), Slovenia (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (5), Czech Repubic (7), Belarius(1), Switzerland (1).
A new opening of the Festival with Kick-off and Taste of Neerpelt, a Happening Happy Notes, 6 workshops, 7 fraternization concerts, 8 guest concerts, 3 school concerts, 4 kiosk concerts ...
9x price summa cum laude, 19x 1e price cum laude
The Festival wins the Flemish Culture Award for Amateur arts.


EMJ News 2013

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Photobook 2013: a unique realization by the EMJ photographers
Recalling the outstanding concert, the colourful parade, the impressive proclamation?... No doubt...
Words of praise for EMJ from Ireland
Mr. Allin Gray, representative of the prominent Irish Association of Youth Orchestras, Cork was a...
Let's revive the Festival via Facebook
During the Festival days, but even more the day after, you can enjoy and have fun looking at...
220 schoolchildren sing the "Festivalsong"
In order to improve the involvement of the local community in EMY, the EMY staff organized the...
No fewer than 17 festival-ambassadors
Ever since 2007 EMY has appointed internationally renowned musicians to become...
EMJ.tv : A Festival dance
Thinking only participations and spectators are enjoying themselves during the EMJ.  But the...
Let's revive the Festival via Facebook
During the Festival days, but even more the day after, you can enjoy and have fun looking at...
EMJ.tv : The Aftermovie
Everything about the 61st edition. Enjoy.
EMJ.tv : The participants (Day 2)
Presenting the participating countries of the second festival day.
Excellent results in the 61st Festivalste Festival
To the organizers of the European Music Festival for Young people the last days of April and the...
EMJ.tv : Jury interviews
What do jurymembers think of the EMY Festival?
Bustling but cosy town centre
While the European Music Festival for Young People mainly is an indoor event, it was also laid in...
EMJ.tv : The participants (1)
Presenting the participating countries of the first festival day.
EMJ.tv : Rise and Shine
Or how an Irish group of youngsters were awakened by our reporters..
350 Volunteers catering for our guests
EMY entirely relies on the voluntary co-operation of 26 boards-members, 32 committee-members and...
EMJ.tv: The Festival starts
Friday evening  3rd May : the start of a great Festival.
A Taste of Neerpelt : Sardines in a tin box
No, there were no sardines on the menu of "A Taste of Neerpelt, but they were on the market square...
Taxidrivers cover 10.000 km
You must have seen them drive to and fro, the EMY Audis and Volkswagens transporting people and...
EMJ wins Flemish Culture Award for Amateur Arts
Today, the Flemish Minister for Culture, Joke Schauvliege, has granted the Flemish Community Award...
On behalf of the European Music Festival for Young People (EMY) we bid you all welcome to our 61st...
Kick-off, a great start of the Festival
This year's new Kickoff was the official start of the 61st European Music Festival for Young...
Happening "Happy notes"
On Saturday May 4 2013 in the Sports hall Provinciaal Domein Dommelhof musicians, singers and...
A Taste of Neerpelt
Friday May 3 at 8.00 pm, "A Taste of Neerpelt" starts on the Market Place of Neerpelt. This...
EMJ takes leave of Mr Vic Nees, our inspirator and friend
While preparing the 61st edition of EMJ, we lost a faithful inspirator and friend. On March 14,...
61th Festival's poster
The 61st EMY poster is based on a drawing by Aline Weltjens. She made the drawing within the...
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