For Competitors

The Mirjam Helin Competition warmly welcomes the world’s most outstanding young singers to Helsinki on 20–29 May  2019. The competition, now to be held for the eighth time, will take place at the Helsinki Music Centre.

There are separate categories for men and women and a total of €173,000 will be awarded in prizes

The upper age limit for men is 32 (b. 1987 or later) and for women 30 (b. 1989 or later) years. Prizes will be awarded to the four best singers in each category.

We have extended the application period. The new deadline for application is 31 December 2018. There is no application or registration fee. 

Online Application

The rules of the competition are available in seven languages; Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Spanish and Russian. 

Competition Schedule