The 57th Viña del Mar International Song Festival will take place in Viña del Mar, Chile between 22 February and 27 February 2016
What is the Viña del Mar International Song Festival?
The Viña del Mar International Song Festival is an annual music festival held in Viña del Mar, Chile. The show features performances from invited artists, as well as two competitive contests the Folk Contest and the International Contest. The show has taken place every year since 1960.
What is the Folk Song Contest?
The Folk Song Contest is open to any artist from across the world to participate in, the song must be an original composition and have not been performed before the festival. The Folk Festival sees participants from Latin America and Central America participating.
What is the International Song Contest?
The International Song Contest is open to any singer from across the world, the song must be an original not performed before the festival and cannot exceed 3 minutes 30 in length. Former winning countries including Italy, Spain and Argentina.
Who is taking part?
The following countries are confirmed for the event in 2016:
- Chile (Guaranteed a place in both the folk and international song contests)
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