WMC News

News & Updates

  • Juli 12, 2021

    Live stream: World Premier of WMC Test piece

    The composition Diferencias on an Old Spanish Song by composer Ito Yasuhide will be performed at the concert of the Senzoku Gakuen Green-Tie Wind Ensemble.

  • Juli 7, 2021

    WMC Kerkrade starts countdown to 19th edition

    In exactly one year's time, the kick-off of the 19th edition of the World Music Contest will take place in Kerkrade.

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About the region

Sightseeing & accommodation

Kerkrade is situated on the border between Belgium and Germany, a stone's throw away from historic cities such as Maastricht (NL), Aachen (DE) and Liège (B). For participants from Asia or America, Kerkrade is an ideal starting-point for visiting European cities such as Paris (FR), Amsterdam (NL), Brussels (B), Berlin (D) and London (GB). As soon as you apply for the contest, you will receive help with all your questions regarding accommodation, hospitality, recreation, and transport.

Concert Contests

Everything you need to know about the contests for wind and fanfare bands, brassbands and percussion ensembles in 2022. 


Marching and Show Contests

Marching, show and marching parade: read all about participating in the contests in 2022.

Contest Venues

The contests during WMC 2021 take place at the Rodahal, Kerkrade Theater and the Parkstad Limburg Stadium.

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