Assisi Pax Mundi 2017 is coming. Entries are opened; Assisi is waiting for choral and instrumental groups that want to meet and confront each other through the music. The city is getting ready to host the International Festival of Franciscan Sacred Music and many music fans.

Assisi Pax Mundi fourth edition will be dedicated to the theme: “Dialogue: bond of Communion”. It will take place from the 19th to the 22nd of October 2017 with many concerts that will occur into the different Assisi’s Franciscan places and their surrounding. The top moment of the festival will be the final concerts where all involved choirs will participate. The event will finish with a Solemn Mess in the Saint Francis Upper Basilica during which Father Domenico Stella will direct all participating groups in the performance of the Creatures Song.


Choral and instrumental groups that want to participate to the event have to fill the proper form that can be found in the website in the page “Gruppi/Iscriviti” or sending to the e-mail address

  • A copy of the completely filled form
  • The program of the performance that has to last 40 minutes at most (it has to refer to St Francis figure and the “Communion”). It has to include two songs, lasting 7 minutes at most, that have to be performed during the final concert.
  • An audio/video recording of the group
  • A copy of the receipt for payment of 150,00€ that has to be registered to Cappella Musicale della Basilica Papale S. Francesco – ASSISI PAX MUNDI at the UNICREDIT Bank, Agenzia Assisi Madonna dell’Olivo, IBAN code IT 04 N 02008 38278 000102931525 not later than the 31st of July of 2017.

Not completed pre-registrations of attending groups won’t be considered. Artistic committee will select 15 groups that will have to complete their registration.

An attendance statement will be issued to all groups.

Visits to Basilica’s music manuscripts archives will be organized if they are required.

Every group has to individually ensure to its stay.


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