Prizes

Prizes of the Mirjam Helin Competition

The Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition awards prizes for the best four women and the best four men. In 2019 these prizes will total €173,000 and are as follows:

I €30,000

II €20,000

III €15,000

IV €10,000

An honorary diploma will be awarded to all the finalists. Each semifinalist will receive an award of €1,000 and a diploma.

A prize of €3,000 will also be awarded for the best performance by a non-Finnish singer of a Finnish song.

Several engagement prizes will be awarded to the prizewinners.The competition also collaborates with the Ondine record label.

Bonuses

The Competition offers a wide variety of bonuses.

•  The Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle) is giving the Competition wide media coverage: streamed at yle.fi/klassinen, on radio and TV, and recorded at Yle Areena. All channels can be accessed worldwide both during and after the event.

•   Impresarios and agents are present

•  Prizewinners’ concert in Oulu on 31 May 2019

• Feedback sessions with members of the jury

• Master Classes & a Singers’ Studio

• Plenty of practice rooms for competitors’ use at the Sibelius Academy (next to the Helsinki Music Centre) throughout the competition

•  Outstanding organisation and arrangements; the daily services of the Helin Team at the Music Centre

•  Free B&B family accommodation and lunch at the Music Centre

•  Daily allowance

•  Travel card for Helsinki public transport

• Leisure events

• Travel bursaries for competitors travelling from outside Europe