Would you like to host the 2026 Unison Festival?
Does your chorus or city want to host the next Unison Festival in 2026? Now’s the time to let us know!
Choruses or cities are asked to signal their interest in bidding for the 2026 Unison Festival by sending a letter of intent to the Board of Directors of Unison Choruses Canada (“Unison”) by February 27, 2023.
Send letters of intent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The cut-off for all deadlines is 11:59 pm Pacific Time.
Deadline for letters of intent
February 27, 2023
Bidding information provided to choruses or cities that have submitted a letter of intent
By March 3, 2023
List of potential host cities shared with member choruses
By March 6, 2023
Deadline for submitting formal bids
March 25, 2023
Short list of candidates selected
By April 8, 2023
Bid presentations at Unison virtual roundtable
April 15, 2023
Deadline for submitting early votes by email (one vote per member chorus)
April 29, 2023
In-person voting at Unison Festival in Halifax (one vote per member chorus)
May 20, 2023
Choruses must be members in good standing of Unison Choruses Canada in order to bid to host the festival.
Only choruses or cities that have completed this process will be scheduled to present bids at the April 15 roundtable. No last-minute bids will be accepted.
Announcement of host city
The winning host for the next Unison Festival will be announced at the Festival closing concert on Monday, May 22, 2023, in Halifax.
If you have questions, we would love to answer them for you. Please send questions to Cora Castle, Unison Administrator, at email@example.com.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Board of Directors
Unison Choruses Canada