How to apply for the competition

The Mirjam Helin Competition warmly welcomes the world’s most outstanding young singers to Helsinki Music Centre on 3-12 June 2024. Registration will begin in late October and the deadline of applications is 4 January 2024.

The Mirjam Helin Competition 2024 is open to singers born in 1992 or later.



The repertoire must include works sung in at least three languages.

Travel and Accommodation

Each competitor will be responsible for their own fares and those of their own pianist to and from Helsinki. The Competition Committee may, however, at its discretion award travel bursaries to competitors travelling from outside Europe.

Sheet music

Only legal sheet music may be used in the competition.

Order of performance

The order of performance in the Preliminary round will be decided by ballot in the following manner:

Frequently asked questions

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