VOBK 2020: registrations closed – international line up published!

On April 18 and 19 the Flemish Open Brass Band Championship (VOBK) will be held at the City Theatre of Mechelen, Belgium. 

27 brass bands will compete in four sections.

You can read all about the jury here and you will find more information about the set works here.

The participants

Section C
(April 18, 12:00 – max. duration of performance 25 min)

  • Backum Brass / NL
  • Brassband David / NL
  • Brassband Gloria Deï / NL
  • Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia B / CH
  • Jugendbrassband Oberösterreich / AT
  • Mercator Brass Band / BE
  • Rose des Alpes / CH
  • 3BA Experience Band / DE

Section A
(April 18, 17:00 – max. duration of performance 30 min)

  • Brass Band Leieland / BE
  • Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia / CH
  • Festival Brass Band / BE
  • Hauts-de-France Brass Band / FR
  • Paris Brass Band / FR
  • Provinciale Brassband Groningen / NL
  • Soli Brass Leeuwarden / NL

Section D
(April 19, 10:00 – max. duration of performance 20 min)

  • Brass Band de Thudinie / BE
  • Brass Band Düren / DE
  • Brass Band Roosendaal / NL
  • Brassband Kapelle-op-den-Bos / BE
  • Brassband Lembeek / BE
  • Brassband Vlimmeren / BE
  • United Brass / BE

Section B
(April 19, 14:00 – max. duration of performance 30 min)

  • Brass Band Sursilvana / CH
  • Chr. Brassband Pro Rege Heerenveen / NL
  • Kon. Brassband De Grensbewoners Smeermaas / BE
  • Young Brassband Willebroek / BE
  • Youth Brass Band NRW / DE*

*update: Youth Brass Band NRW will compete in section B instead of section A.

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