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Interview with 2018 European Championship organisers

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to representatives of Zimihc, the organisers of the 2018 European Championships in Utrecht to find out more about the preparations for next May's festival.

Utrecht
  The splendid city of Utrecht will be an attractive host for the 2018 European Championships.


The TivoliVrendenberg complex in the Dutch city of Utrecht will be the host venue for the 2018 European Brass Band Championships in May next year.

4BR Editor Iwan Fox took the opportunity to speak to representatives of the festival organisers Zimihc to find out more about what the festival has in store and what the city itself has to offer to visitors from all over the brass band world.



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Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator