For Competitors

The Mirjam Helin Competition warmly welcomes the world’s most outstanding young singers to Helsinki Music Centre on 20–29 May  2019. 

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.  

The application period ended on 31 December 2018. Sixty-two singers out of 475 applicants were chosen to take part in the VIII Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition. 

Competitors must register in person at the Competition Office in Helsinki between 2 and 5 pm on 18 May 2019 and be present at 6 pm for the ballot for the order of performance.