All Events

35th ACL Festival & Conference [TAIWAN]

19 – 23 October 2018
The 35th Asian Composers League (ACL) Festival & Conference will be held in Vietnam from October 19–23, 2018.  The full programme will be available as a downloadable PDF and Word Document here:

ACL Taiwan 2018

Filename Size Date & Time
An Adobe Acrobat file ACL Call for Papers FIN.pdf 199.95 KB 2018-03-01 06:11:02
An Adobe Acrobat file ACL Call for Scores FIN.pdf 361.56 KB 2018-01-13 17:02:49
A Microsoft Word file ACL Call for Scores FIN.doc 35.5 KB 2018-01-13 17:02:50
An Adobe Acrobat file app form FIN.pdf 291.35 KB 2018-01-13 17:02:55
A Microsoft Word file app form FIN.doc 45.5 KB 2018-01-13 17:02:52

34th ACL Festival & Conference [VIETNAM]

12 – 16 October 2016
The 34th Asian Composers League (ACL) Festival & Conference and 2nd ‘Asia-Europe’ New Music Festival will be held in Vietnam from October 12–16, 2016.  The full programme is available as a downloadable PDF and Word Document here:

33rd ACL Festival & Conference [PHILIPPINES]

6 – 12 November 2015
The 33rd Asian Composers League (ACL) Festival & Conference will be held in the Philippines from November 6–12, 2015, and will include six days of events with the theme 'Likha-Likas: Reconfiguring Music, Nature, and Myth'. Advisory:  Chief Delegates, Young Composer Prize representatives, Exe-Com members, and Honorary members --- Free accommodation from November 6-11 (check out Nov. 12). Flight bookings for your departure from ACL Festival and Conference (Philippines) should be in late afternoon or evening of November 12 as last venue is out of town. The full programme is available as a downloadable PDF and Word Document here:

32nd ACL Conference & Festival [TOKYO/YOKOHAMA]

2 – 7 November 2014
Asian Music Festival (AMF) 2014 in Japan will be held from November 2–7, 2014 in Yokohama and Tokyo, six days of events aimed at providing enjoyment for a broad variety of audiences, composers and musicians. The full programme is available as a downloadable PDF here:

31st Asian Composers League Festival & Conference [SINGAPORE]

20 September – 24 July 2013
The Composers Society of Singapore is hosting the 31st ACL Conference & Festival entitled 'Multiculturalism in Asian Music' Venues: Singapore Conference Hall, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS Performers: Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Ding Yi Music Company, Festival Chamber Ensemble, Philharmonic Winds, Singers, Festival Percussion Group, T’ang Quartet

30th Festival & Conference of the ACL [TEL AVIV, ISRAEL]

14 – 20 October 2012
The Israel Composers League is pleased to announce the 30th Conference & Festival of the ACL, to be held in Tel Aviv, 14–20 October 2012. Venues: Tel Aviv Museum, Hateiva Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Music Centre, Henry Crown Hall Jerusalem, Beer Sheva Concert Hall Performers: Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Beer Sheva Sinfonietta, Israel Contemporary Players, Forbidden City Chamber Orchestra, China. Deadline: All required materials should be Received by ACL-Israel before 15 April 2012. The deadline for the young composers' competition is 1 June 2012. Contact and mailing address for submissions: Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone: 972-3-5621282 Mailing address for submissions: Israel Composers' League, Menachem Begin road, 55,Tel Aviv 67138, ISRAEL Click here for the official festival website Official entry forms and information are available for download here:

ACL Conference/Festival 2011 [TAIWAN]

26 November – 3 December 2011

ACL Special Festival [TOKYO, JAPAN]

1 – 6 October 2010

28th ACL Conference/Festival 2009 [TONGYEONG/SEOUL, KOREA]

26 March – 2 April 2009

27th ACL Conference/Festival 2007: ACL-ISCM World Music Days [HONG KONG]

22 November – 2 December 2007

26th ACL Conference/Festival 2007 [WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND]

8 – 16 February 2007

The World New Music Festival and Conference 2005 [BANGKOK, THAILAND]

8 – 16 August 2005

Asian Music Festival 2004 [TEL AVIV/JERUSALEM, ISRAEL]

18 – 24 October 2004

Asian Music Festival 2003 [TOKYO, JAPAN]

17 – 23 September 2003

Asian Contemporary Music Festival 2002 [SEOUL/SUWON, KOREA]

3 – 9 May 2002

Federation Music Week [MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA]

27 – 30 September 2001

Asian Music Week 2000 [YOKOHAMA, JAPAN]

3 – 9 August 2000

20th Festival & Conference of the ACL 1999 [YOGYAKARTA/SURAKARTA, INDONESIA]

2 – 9 September 1999
Maha Swara – "The Deep Sound"

19th Conference and Festival of the ACL 1998 [TAIPEI/HUALIEN, TAIWAN]

20 – 26 September 1998

TUNUGAN 1997 [MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES]

1 January 1997

The Bangkok Music Festival 1995 [BANGKOK, THAILAND]

2 – 9 December 1995
The International Music Festival and Conference celebrate the Golden Jubilee of King Rama IX's accession to the throne.

16th Conference & Festival of the ACL 1994 [TAIPEI, TAIWAN]

22 – 28 May 1994
"Towards a new era of Asia Pacific music — Retrospect & Prospect"

Asian Contemporary Music Festival 1993 [SEOUL/TAEJON, KOREA]

17 – 24 October 1993
Twentieth Anniversary of the Founding of the ACL

Asia Pacific Festival 1992 [WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND]

27 November – 5 December 1992

Ilo-Ilo Meeting and Concerts [THE PHILIPPINES]

1 January 1991

Asian Music Festival 1990 [TOKYO/SENDAI, JAPAN]

21 – 27 March 1990
"Encounter of New Sounds"

12th ACL Conference/Festival 1988 [HONG KONG]

1 January 1988

11th ACL Conference/Festival 1986 [TAIPEI, TAIWAN]

1 January 1986

10th ACL Conference/Festival 1985 [SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA]

1 January 1985

9th ACL Conference/Festival 1984 [WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND]

1 January 1984

8th ACL Conference/Festival 1983 [SINGAPORE]

1 January 1983

7th ACL Conference/Festival 1981 [HONG KONG]

1 January 1981

6th ACL Conference/Festival 1979 [SEOUL, KOREA]

1 January 1979

5th ACL Conference/Festival 1977 [BANGKOK, THAILAND]

1 January 1977

4th ACL Conference/Festival 1976 [TAIPEI, TAIWAN]

1 January 1976

3rd ACL Conference/Festival 1975 [MANILA, PHILIPPINES]

1 January 1975

2nd ACL Conference/Festival 1974 [KYOTO, JAPAN]

1 January 1974

1st ACL Conference/Festival 1973 [HONG KONG]

2 – 3 October 1973