Nehama  Lifshitz 

Vocal Competition

Nehama Lifshitz (1927 – 2017) was a world-renowned Yiddish singer, often called “the Jewish Nightingale”, whose professional career as a singer started in Lithuania – in Kaunas and Vilnius. She became highly popular and famous throughout the former Soviet Union and on tours in the West.

The aim of the competition To popularize Jewish music, to seek out its most talented performers and composers and to continue cooperating with them.  We aim at helping creative young people in this field to realize their potential and to communicate with peers the world over.

About the competition

The international Nechama Lifšicaitė vocalist competition took place in 2023. September 17-18 In Vilnius.

September 17 – The competition in the classical music category was held in the hall of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater at 16 Tilto St. from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

September 17 – The competition in the popular music category was held in the club “Jazz Cellar 11”, Aušros vartų st. 11, from 20:00

September 18
– The opening of the exhibition “The sound of color” by the group of Israeli artists Matter of color took place in the Vilnius town hall, Didžioji str 31, at 2:00 p.m.

September 18 – The concert of the winners of the competition took place at the Vilnius Town Hall, Didžioji Street 31, at 6:00 p.m.

September 18 – The closing of the competition took place in the club Jazz Cellar 11, Aušros vartų str. 11 a.m., 8:30 p.m.

September 19 – Concert “Vira Lozinsky in Yiddish Song Recital”, piano Yuri Povolotsky, Israel. The concert took place in Organum Hall, Savanorių St. 1, at 6:30 p.m.


2023 concert of the competition winners in Paris

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Competition winners (2023)

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Photos (2023)

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Evaluation commission 2023:

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2023 competition LAUREATES CONCERT

Competition winners (2022)


Evaluation commission 2022



Competition winners (2021)

Tarptautinis Nechamos Lifšicaitės vokalistų konkursas Konkurso nugalėtojai / Competition winners…

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Congratulations to the participants of the vocal competition

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