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Next stop: European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations 2015

Along with the 2nd EUROPEAN CHOIR GAMES the “Grand Prix of Nations” will be held from July 5 – 12, 2015 in Magdeburg – a high-class competition for the best amateur choirs in the world.
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Zwickau 2014 – A choir portrait Zwickau 2014 – A choir portrait

(chris) The preparations go full speed and everybody is excited: There will be four INTERKULTUR events in October! Whether in Italy, Serbia, Germany or Spain – enthusiastic choirs will come to all of these destinations,
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The Champions of the second part of the World Choir Games were announced! The Champions of the second part of the World Choir Games were announced!

Again we celebrated the Champions of the World Choir Games 2014 in Riga! It was a great atmosphere in the Arena: All choirs cheering and celebrating each other! At the second Awards Ceremony of these
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Colorful, loud and cheerful – The Parade of Nations Colorful, loud and cheerful – The Parade of Nations

Today the second part of the World Choir Games 2014 officially began with the Parade of Nations trough the City Center of Riga. The Parade started at the Dome’s Square and led through the Smilsu
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World Choir Peace Prize awarded for the first time World Choir Peace Prize awarded for the first time

By Roger Schmidt During the Great Celebration Concert 15,000 singers sang together “Oh, Happy Day!” on the Open-Air stage in Mežaparks to celebrate together musically the halftime of the World Choir Games in front of
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The Great Celebration Concert – The biggest event at this year’s WCG! The Great Celebration Concert – The biggest event at this year’s WCG!

Unbelievable! Yesterday Evening the Riga Mezaparks was just full of music lovers and you could even feel it in the air. Before the event began at 9pm heavy rain didn’t refuse people to come to
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Personal Reports

Cor di Jëuni Gherdëina at the 8th WORLD CHOIR GAMES Cor di Jëuni Gherdëina at the 8th WORLD CHOIR GAMES

By Diego Moroder The Cor di Jëuni Gherdëina from Gröden / Val Gardena in South Tyrol (Italy) might join this year’s World Choir Games for the first time. From July 8-14 we spent unforgettable days
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A big hand for Pohlheimer Projektchorsänger in Riga A big hand for Pohlheimer Projektchorsänger in Riga

By Roger Schmidt The project choir of the Sängerkranz Watzenborn-Steinberg had their first performance at the World Choir Games in Riga. At the big stage in the park “Esplanade” the singers led by Peter Schmitt
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WCG Insight: Evaluation Performances WCG Insight: Evaluation Performances

At the Riga Congress Center two choirs and the jury met for evaluation performances. After a stage rehearsal of 15 minutes the choirs Coro Infantil Y Juvenil Sinfónico from Mexico and Pietermaritzburg Children’s Choir from
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New team – luck again!? New team – luck again!?

By Adrian Ruckhofer (CHOIRREPORTER), Singakademie Graz, Austria translated from german into english language It’s time again on Wednesday! A 36-headed group of the Singakademie Graz starts expectantly towards Riga to be part of the 8th
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WCG Insight: It’s getting serious WCG Insight: It’s getting serious

The Games are going to start soon and you can already feel it. Due to the arrival of more team members from Philippines, Albania, Germany, etc… the first information meetings started this morning. First of
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WCG Insight: The Peace Bell arrived! WCG Insight: The Peace Bell arrived!

After a journey of more than 32.000 kilometers within 3 days from Amsterdam to Riga the Peace Bell finally arrived at the Arena Riga where it will be located during the World Choir Games 2014.
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WCG Insight: Peace Bell starts its journey WCG Insight: Peace Bell starts its journey

(joy) One of the most exciting parts during the World Choir Games is the Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony where the Peace Bell rings-indicating a great start and a successful end. On July 1 the
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First Giessen, then Riga! First Giessen, then Riga!

By Roger Schmidt Yesterday the ”Pohlheim Project Choir Riga,” connected to the Sängerkranz Watzenborn-Steinberg and led by Peter Schmitt had their final rehearsal for their performance at the Hessian Choir Festival at the Johannes Church
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