Veronica Dunne contest extends its global reach

This will be the ninth competition since its formation in 1995, and its development has been astonishing, considering the costs and organisation required

13th January, 2019
South Korean soprano Min-kyoung Kim performing at the launch of the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition, watched by David Howes and Veronica Dunne MARK STEDMAN

This coming week, 57 young singers from across the globe will be arriving in Dublin to compete in our greatest singing competition – the Veronica Dunne International, which carries a prize fund of €25,000.

This will be the ninth competition since its formation in 1995, and its development has been astonishing, considering the costs and organisation required. The winner takes home €10,000 as well as a package of guaranteed performances.

For instance, auditions to select singers from...

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