The International Choir Competition & Festival of Kalamata is co-organized by the Municipality of Kalamata and the International Cultural Organization of Choirs Interkultur. This choral event, which is organized every two years, is attended by dozens of choirs from all continents, as well as many Greek ones. The competitive part of the festival offers categories for different levels of difficulty, bands and musical genres, while friendship concerts are held in open area and amphitheatres of the city.