Kyrenia Opera Cyprus Vocal Competition

Now in its fifth year, The Kyrenia Opera Cyprus Vocal Competition aims to encourage and support emerging vocalists from the Republic of Cyprus.

The Vocal Competition is open to classical singers who are citizens of the Republic of Cyprus or whose parent or grandparent is a citizen of the Republic of Cyprus. Applicants may apply regardless of current place of residence. Previous applicants are eligible to apply in consecutive years.

This year Kyrenia Opera will award two winners. In addition to monetary awards, the first prize winner will be invited as featured guest to one of Kyrenia Opera’s upcoming concerts in New York or Cyprus.

Application deadline: March 1, 2019.

Competition Winners

2017: Theodora Raftis, soprano and Christiana Charalambous, soprano

2016: Eleni Aloneftou, mezzo soprano

2015: Christiana Aloneftis, soprano

2014: Zoe Nicolaidou, soprano and Mariza Anastasiades, soprano