The qualifications take place from 19. - 21. September 2016 at Weikersheim Castle. The song recital happens on 22. September 2016 with the award ceremony for the best song. The highlight will be the Gala concert with the final round on 24. September 2016 at Wandelhalle Bad Mergentheim. KS Prof. Peter Schreier ist Schirmherr des 8.Europäischen Gesangswettbewerbs DEBUT 2016. Further information is available at News-Press. 24/25 Sept. 2012. 26 Sept. 2012. 27 Sep. 2012. Best song and rading award (PDF).
Mechatronics specialist WITTENSTEIN AG subsidises every DEBUT contest with a six-figure amount. The competition was initiated by Dr. Manfred Wittenstein, the group's President: We conceived it as a special gift to ourselves and to the broader community to which we belong. Engineering companies like the WITTENSTEIN group derive their strength from highly creative minds. Change and innovation are immensely important to us.