One of the leading international singing competitions. Many of its former prizewinners have risen to the top of the world of singing. Designed for outstanding young singers, it is known for its high standard, exacting repertoire, superb prizes and prestigious Jury.


The Mirjam Helin International Competition is now open for applications. There is no application or registration fee. The last date for application is 30 November 2018.


What does it cost to enter the competition?  What are the requirements for the demo? Do I get feedback on my performance? Here you'll find answers to frequently asked questions. 


Some of the world’s best young singers will be gathering in Helsinki next spring for the Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition. Now to be held for the eighth time, the competition will take place at the Helsinki Music Centre on May 20–29. There are separate categories for men and women and a total of €173,000 will be awarded in prizes.