Les Choralies 2019

Registration requirements // Adults

Individual participant please fill in the registration’s form available here


Group’s registration please send us an email at inscriptions@choralies.org

1• Constituted Groups

Les Choralies offer a special group fare for youth groups (under 26 years old). Please contact us if that is your case at inscriptions@choralies.org

2• Groups

If there are many of you, please assign a group leader. The group leader will be the one collecting each member of the group’ s folders and badges on arrival day in Vaison-la-Romaine.

3• Costs and insurance 

For people who are not individual members of À Cœur Joie, À Cœur Joie International or a direct member of European Choral Association – Europa Cantat (ECA-EC), they must pay a 60 € membership fee (under 18 is 30 €) which gives them access to all the services offered by the association (fiscal deduction receipt included) for the 2018/2019 season. This fee gives you insurance coverage during the festival. Volunteers who are not registered in a workshop do not have to pay this fee if they do not own a membership.  Visitors who register to the Choralies for two days in a row, do not have to pay the fee either. 

4• Cancelation

Any cancelation must be notified in written by post or email. Cancelation fees will be applied according to the percentage of the amount due with a minimum of 20 € (the membership fee cannot be paid back). 
Cancelation before January 31st 2019 : 10 %
Cancelation before May 31st 2019 : 20 %
Cancelation before July 31st 2019 : 30 %
Cancelation after July 2019 : 100 %

5• Registration Changes

Registration changes need to be handled a specific way. Any change after June 2019 will be charged 20 €.

6• Lost badge

The festival badge is like a passport that gives you access to all services included in your registration. The badge must be worn at all times and must not be lost. Any request for another badge will be charged 20€. 

7• Camping Facilities

If you choose to stay in one of the campsites specially built for the Choralies festival, please know the allotted surface is not wide, you will have to accept to be allotted a space strictly necessary for your needs, do not bring an oversize tent. Mattresses, sheets or sleeping bags are not included. We strongly advise you to come with a sleeping bag: Provence nights can be quite chilly. Cooking on the Choralies camping premises is strictly forbidden so are gas lamps. Electric plugs are available to you in all collective spaces. Smoking is also forbidden. 
If you choose the « collective tent » option (see photo), please note these tents are available for men, women and families, and they include 10 camper beds, 1 chair per person, there is no lighting, and no electric plugs. The beds are allotted depending on your time of arrival and upon availability. No-one will be admitted after 7pm. You can only settle in the camping site once you’ve collected your badge at the « inscriptions » desk. 
Caravans and camper-vans will be able to connect to the electric network via their individual extender. It is not possible to connect to the water network. 

8• Workshop appointment 

You can choose the workshop you wish to attend to, depending on availability and within respect of the balance between voice ranges. We would like to remind you that you must choose up to three workshop choices. On the À Cœur Joie Intranet, you will be able to consult your workshop or service appointment (if you choose to work as a volunteer) and if that’s the case the amount due will have to be paid before June 1st 2019. The procedure will be explained to you on the receipt you will be sent once your registration is complete.   
Thanks to our partner Chorus Point, most of the workshops can be prepared beforehand (score reading and sound file according to your voice range). The actual scores will be available for sale during the first semester of 2019 at À Cœur Joie Éditions. If you do not wish to buy the scores before the festival, you can buy them on site, at the registration desk. 

9• Volunteers
You can apply by filing the online questionnaire available at www.choralies.fr/les-benevoles. After reviewing your application, the volunteer management team will validate your appointment in a service and will handle your requirements before and after the festival. You must be over 18 to belong to a volunteer service.  

10• “Passager chanteur”
This category is strictly reserved for the members of À Cœur Joie association who are offered a special fee. 
Some choir members only come to the Choralies to perform with their choir or district choirs. Their group leaders will notify them on the conditions of their stay and will be registered under the code name «Passager Chanteur» via a special registration leaflet. Someone who doesn’t have a membership must register as « visitor » (see paragraph 11).
A “Passager Chanteur” can only register in this category for a maximum of two days in a row. This special fee cannot be combined with another registration for the Choralies. If you wish to stay for longer than two days, fill in the « normal » day registration (option 2).

11• Visitors (option 3)

People who would like to register for one or two days in a row are called « visitors » by the organisation and do not have to pay the membership fee.

12• Youth fee (non-volunteer)

This fee can be applied if you were born after September 2nd 1993, you must join a copy of your passport or national identity card. It includes full board at the restaurant and accommodation at the camping site. (individual or collective tent).
Minors under 16 or 18 years old can register individually provided they are under a parent or an adult’s responsibility also residing in Vaison-La-Romaine during the Choralies. They must have written parental approval. 

13 • Restaurant

The Choralies has a specially built restaurant available from the first evening of August 1st until the breakfast of August 10th.
Lunch and evening meals offer various choices of starters, main course meals and desserts for all members of the festival.