Competition terms

Konkursile ootame koore ja duette Eestist ja välismaalt. Vanusepiirangut lauljatele pole. Konkurss toimub kahes kategoorias: koorid (sõltumata koori liigist) ja duetid. Konkursi esimene voor ehk demovoor ja teine voor ehk finaal.

Demo round

Registration deadline for the demo round is 15. september 2022. To participate in the competition, you need to send in a filled out registration questionnaire and one recorded song of your free choice in the popjazz genres as a mp3 file by this date. The questionnaire can be filled out online on the competition homepage at www.lauluragin.ee/en/registration.


Žürii valib demode põhjal finaali 10 koori ja 20 duetti. Finalistid tehakse teatavaks 20. septembriks on the competition homepage. 
We expect the following information from the finalists by 25th September: ootame finalistidelt elektrooniliselt saadetuna järgmisi andmeid:

  • · CV (short text introducing the choir)
  • · photo of the choir in JPG format 
  • · sheet music for two songs – computer-made or printed musical notation, authors, arrangers, impeccable description of form with all required indication symbols, chord symbols etc.

NB! CV and photo are not required for duets.

Payment for participation in the final is 100 euros per choir and 20 euros per duet, and this has to be paid by 25. septembriks 2022 Valga Vallavalitsuse a/a EE491010202000577004 SEB Pank märgusõna “Lauluragin” ja koori nimi või dueti puhul lauljate nimed.


Programme (for choirs)

Programme length max 10 minutes, the jury will dock points for exceeding this time.

Performance in the final of the competition will take place together with Antti Kammiste backup band
2 songs must be performed (different characters):

1. pop or jazz work of authors from your country in your native language
2. pop- või jazzteos maailmamuusikast

NB! One of the two works may also be performed a cappella.

Programme (for duets)

One pop or jazz work must be performed, there are no language requirements

A recording (audio CD) or the piano may be used as accompaniment

Duets are not allowed to use backing singers (neither on the recording nor live).

Choirs and duets are judged by an international jury.

Awards:     Koorid      Duetid     

I koht              500€        150€

II koht             300€        100€ 

III koht            200€        75€   

Competition jury has the right to present additional special awards

Competition jury has the right to present additional special awards Exact information on festival timetable and organization (accommodation, boarding) will be forwarded to the finalists at the latest by 25th September.

VI international pop/jazz competition-festival “LAULURAGIN 2022” for choirs and duets is organized by the Valga Culture and Hobby Center.