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VIVA LA MÚSICA is organized by ORFEUM European Music Festivals Organization and it is an ALFA festival
ALFA Alliance of Festivals Associations

MANIFESTO FOR PEACE

ORFEUM European Music Festivals Organization , an institution active in the field of music, culture and education, has been distinguished throughout its history, with the “Peace Award”, “Twinning of Peoples”, ” Friendly Tourism and Citizen Coexistence”, among others.Following this path in search of international collaboration, peace and cultural exchange, the Board of Directors and Production Team of ORFEUM and the International Jury of Festival Viva la Música 2022 want to express their solidarity with the Ukrainian people and condemn all kinds of violence, invasion or foreign aggression to any country.


ALFA Advisory Committee and Special International Jury 2022

Music Festivals Organizers

Sorted alphabetically by surname

Francesco Colasanto
Francesco ColasantoItaly
Composer, musician, music teacher, orchestra conductor and music producer. President of cultural association “Rosso Arancio” and director of Festival “Canzoni dal Mondo”
Nuno Figueira
Nuno FigueiraPortugal
TV producer (Delegation of the National TV of Portugal in Eurovision). _Artists promoter. Director of the International Music competition “Festival da Canção Serra da Estrela”
Elijus Romanovas
Elijus RomanovasLithuania
Concerts promoter, producer of music and cultural events, director for the International Negama Vocal Competition, music, culture and traditions international meeting.
Rossi Yordanova
Rossi YordanovaBulgaria
Singer, composer, piano player, vocal coach and music teacher. Director of the international music festival “Abanico” and “Sofia Grand Prix”

INTERNATIONAL JURY “VIVA LA MÚSICA 2022”

Sorted alphabetically by surname

Eva Ausín
Eva AusínSpain
General and Artistic Director of the Company “Let’s Dance” (Specialized in musicals)
Head of National Research Projects (University of Deusto)
Composer and lyricist
Asta Bagdonaviciene
Asta BagdonavicieneLithuania
Director of Muzikos talentų lyga / Music talent league
Director of “Summer Talent League”.
General manager in VšĮ “Ars Festa”

Zoltan Balogh
Zoltan BaloghHungary
Musician, singer, radio speaker and music editor. Hoster of «Europop Festival Hungary». Animator in TV Talent Shows. Main coordinator for the kids in «Virtuosos 4+» Talent Show, Pop Idol of Hungary and others
Nijole Berezina
Nijole BerezinaLatvia
Singer, vocal teacher of pop music singers (Studio Apriļa Pilieni), producer of Latvian TV, director of the international festival «Apriļa Pilieni»
Jan Bereziński
Jan BerezińskiPoland
Musician, instrumentalist, educator, sound engineer, acoustician, judge in international music competitions.
Radu Buza
Radu BuzaMoldova
Music Producer.
Owner at RB Booking & Events Agency (Moldova & Romania)
Luis Deseda
Luis DesedaVenezuela
Singer, musician, producer and presenter.
Specialized in Latin music.
Former member of the latin bands “Acapulco” and “Caracas Latin Brothers”
Maria Di Stefano
Maria Di StefanoItaly
Director of the Musical Theater School «Mondo Di Luci». Creator / artist director of the international festival «Hybla Music Contest». Theater and Music events producer.
Rosa Díaz Mayo
Rosa Díaz MayoSpain
Music Professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Music Department) and Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio (Modern Music and Musicology Department). Music critic and Cultural Manager.
Roberto Distefano
Roberto DistefanoArgentina
Singer, composer, lyricist and music producer. Director – FM Espacio Radio
Jenilca Giusti
Jenilca GiustiUSA / Puerto Rico
Singer, composer, lyricist and actress.
Vocal coach
Vita Guhelli
Vita GuhelliKosovo
Opera singer. Professor of singing.
PHD candidate in the singing branch in Sofia.
Author of several musical scientific articles pertaining to doctoral studies published in the prestigious journals as SSRN Scientific Journal
Member of the jury in many international festivales.
Armando Gukasyan
Armando GukasyanArmenia
President of WAPA World Association of Performing Arts
Laura Hatton
Laura HattonArgentina
Solo singer and instrumentalist. Vocal technique and popular repertoire teacher. Member of the vocal quartet “Flores Negras”, former member of the vocal group “Buenos Aries 8”. She has collaborated on the recordings of + 100 artists (Mercedes Sosa, Fabulosos Cadillacs, …). Jury at the “Gardel” Awards.
Fani Hodara
Fani HodaraTurkey
Composer and musician.
Turkish representative in EUROVISION Festival (composer)
Juan José Jorge
Juan José JorgeSpain
Singer and musician. Founder member of the band SALSARRICA.
Singer in “Anaconda Rock”
Tatyana Kim
Tatyana KimKazakhstan
Vocal Music Teacher en Nazarbayev Intellectual School in Nur-Sultan. Jazz Singer internationally awarded.
Teana Kovacevic
Teana KovacevicCroatia
Singer, vocal coach, music and singing teacher and mentor.
Natalia Koval
Natalia KovalUkraine
Vocalist, conductor-choirmaster, Honored Artist of Ukraine, director of the international song festival “Moloda Halychyna”.
Irina Lebedinskaya
Irina LebedinskayaPoland
Journalist, linguist, founder of the Cultural Foundation “Benefis”, organizer of International “Culture Caravan” and “The Islands Worldwide” Festival & Contest.
Viktor Leis
Viktor LeisGermany
Musician, singer, music producer, director of Lieder Leis Productions, director of the «Euro Pop Contest Berliner Perle»
José Luis León
José Luis LeónSpain
Instrumentalist (prestigious harpist) and composer
Music critic, radio host and presenter
Alfonso Llorens
Alfonso LlorensCuba
Musician, composer and lyricist. Director of latin music band.
Internationally awarded in USA, Spain and Italy.
Tatiana Martyanova
Tatiana Martyanova
Founder of DBF “HARMONY”. Teacher of the highest category of the Children’s School. Head of the children’s vocal studio “We are stars”.
Alian Melián
Alian MeliánUSA / Cuba
Singer, composer, lyricist, music producer and music events promoter
Chema Muñoz
Chema MuñozSpain
Composer, lyricist, poet, narrator and presenter
Tozé Novais
Tozé NovaisPortugal
Musician, music producer and music-therapist. Vice president at “MUTEpt- Portuguese Music Therapists Association”
Pitch Pathnitharn
Pitch PathnitharnThailand
Singer. Director of Pitchasilapha Music School.
Thailand National’s Director, World Championships of Performing Arts
Master of Music in Music Theatre, College of Music, Mahidol University, Thailand
Cornel Pop
Cornel PopRomania
Singing teacher at the «Bella Musica» Club, soloist at the Music Hall in ClujNapoca, composer and Director of «Transylvanian Stars» International Festival
Eddy Santana
Eddy SantanaCuba / USA
International singer and musician
Especialized in cuban and latin music

Vesela Seli Raytchinova
Vesela Seli RaytchinovaIsrael / Bulgaria
Director of International festivals ” Bulgarian Soul in the Holy Land” and ” Sea Pearls” Director of the Bulgarian Cultural Organizations & Activists Abroad. International Correspondent Bulgarian National Radio. Word Association of Performing Arts Israel
Sonja Stefanovic Eliades
Sonja Stefanovic EliadesCyprus
Singer, teacher of singing, piano and musical theatre. Executive director of international festival “Aphrodite voice”. Voice and singing director of the Musicals:”Little Mermaid”, ” Alice in Wonderland “, “Peter Pan”, ” Jungle book”, ” Merry Poppins ”
Nikolay Tekeliev
Nikolay TekelievBulgaria
Journalist and artists manager
Cultural and music events promoter
President of the “Spectrum” association
(assistance to young talents)
Tanya Tocheva
Tanya TochevaBulgaria
Singing teacher and vocal coach. Director of Vocal Studio “Sgushena Zvezditsa” and Festival “Rising Stars”
Preeyaporn Yodsalong
Preeyaporn YodsalongThailand
Singer and composer
Owner/Managing Director – Event Organizer Bangkok
Orazio Zampaglione
Orazio ZampaglioneItaly
Director of Radio Orion, Radio Magic Italia, Radio Magic Europa
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