PRESS RELEASE “Registration period for the medieval music contest of Obanos 2024 is open”.



The V competition of medieval choral music of Obanos opens the registration period for 2024.


The Fundación Misterio de Obanos opens from today November 15 until January 10 the inscriptions to participate in the competition of Medieval and Renaissance Music a cappella Arnotegui, a contest to be held in April 2024.

The Fundación Misterio de Obanos and the Hermandad de Ermitaños, organizers of the Concurso de Música Medieval y Renacentista a Cappella Arnotegui, have decided to hold the contest on April 6 -to coincide with the feast of San Guillermo in the town- this choral singing contest will celebrate its fifth edition in 2024.

Another novelty of the contest, which attracts choral ensembles from all over Spain, is the financial aid for mileage that the participating groups will receive. It should be recalled that the prizes for the first three winners are 1,200, 700 and 400 euros respectively, in addition to an audience award valued at 200 euros. For the next edition, a prize of 200 euros has also been established for the best director.

As on previous occasions, the participating groups must perform a compulsory piece, in this case the “In morte festinamus” from the Llibre Vermell de Montserrat, and other freely chosen pieces, which must not exceed a total of 15 minutes of actual time.

The complete rules to participate in the contest can be found on the Foundation’s web site at ( and registrations can be made through the following e-mail address