About Festival

“Rzeszow Carpathia Festival” is a meeting place for young singers and bands from around the world. First edition of festival was held in 2005.

The aim of the festival is to promote talented young artists and the presentation of diverse musical culture of Europe and the world.

The originator of the Festival is Anna Czenczek – Director of Rzeszow Carpathia Festival and Director of Vocal Art Centre in Rzeszow. For the first time, under the name Nationwide Polish Song Festival Rzeszów 2005, was held from 1st  to 3th of May 2005 and the participants could compete in three categories: legionnaire song, popular song and authors song. From the third edition , the festival has the status of an international and entertained artists from countries such as Norway, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Israel, Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Italy and Poland.
From fourth edition the requirement to take part in qualifying is present authors song.