List of Winners
The GPE is organized by the organizing committees of the following choral competitions, from which the GPE contenders are selected:
Each individual contest is usually referred to by the name of its host city instead of the competition's official title. The grand prize winners of each contest are automatically eligible to compete at the GPE.
- Concorso Polifónico Guido d'Arezzo (International Guido d'Arezzo Polyphonic Contest) - Arezzo, Province of Arezzo, Italy
- Bela Bartok International Choir Competition - Debrecen, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary
- Concorso «Cesare Augusto (C.A.) Seghizzi» (C.A. Seghizzi Competition) - Gorizia, Province of Gorizia, Italy (also known as the Seghizzi contest)
- Concurso Coral de Tolosa (Tolosa Choral Competition) - Tolosa, Basque Country, Spain
- Florilège Vocal de Tours (Tours Vocal Competition) - Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France
- International May Choir Competition «Prof. G. Dimitrov» - Varna, Varna Province, Bulgaria
The hosting of each annual GPE competition is rotated among the six member cities. In 2007, the City of Arezzo hosted the GPE; the next installment of the GPE will be held in Debrecen.