The photo shows the 2009 winners: Yulia Lezhneva and Kihwan Sim.
The Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition
The VI Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition 2009 was a success
Watch and listen to the 2009 Competition
A part of the Competition broadcasts are available for listening and watching on YLE Elävä arkisto (The Living Archive).
Link to YLE Living Archive
The next Mirjam Helin Competition shall be held in August 2014
The Finnish Cultural Foundation organizes the Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition every five years. It is intended for young singers with experience and maturity. The Competition is known for a demanding a broad repertoire.
The competition in 2014 shall be held in Helsinki during 4th and 13th of August. The Radio Symphony Orchestra lead by Conductor Hannu Lintu will be playing at the finals.
The photo shows countertenor David DQ Lee rehearsing.
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Read about the 2009 Winners
Read more about the 2009 Competition
- The winner of the prize for women in the VI Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition was Yulia Lezhneva and the first prize for men went to Kihwan Sim (August 12, 2009)
Video/audio clips and documentaries of great Finnish singers
- Competition from a competition pianist's point of view