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 Nehama Lifshitz vocal competition will take place on October 27-30 in Vilnius.

October 27 – Competition for children and youth.

October 30 – The concert of the winners of the competition will take place at the Vilnius Town Hall, Didžioji Street 31.

October 28-30 – Competition for singers.

October 30 – The III round (final) with the chamber orchestra will take place in Vilnius Town Hall.

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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