WCG Insight: Latvian-German team on the way to the finals

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WCG Insight: Latvian-German team on the way to the finals

3 month to go for the Games, our common goal to experience an amazing event together is coming closer, our organizing teams in Germany and Latvia are getting really excited! So last week the German
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Málaga 2014: The arrival Málaga 2014: The arrival

Málaga is bustling today, choirs from 12 nations are arriving in the festival office to register for Canta en Primavera – Festival Coral Internacional (see photo). Some of them alredy had their first stage rehearsal
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“Canta en Primavera” is starting in Málaga this week “Canta en Primavera” is starting in Málaga this week

The choir season begins! INTERKULTUR’s first choral festival in 2014 is starting in the Andalusian metropolis Málaga in just two days. Today official representatives from the city of Málaga and from INTERKULTUR presented the event’s
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1000 voices in Sochi 1000 voices in Sochi

They’re almost over, the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. However, there’s still a highlight to come for us: The Closing Ceremony on February 23 features a very special choir on stage: The Children’s Chorus
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First rehearsals for the Mežaparks concert First rehearsals for the Mežaparks concert

By Jana Kalnina, Latvia The World Choir Games come closer! Since the middle of January, Latvian choirs have met in regional rehearsals to get prepared for the singing together with choirs from all over the
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Video: 25 Years of Singing Together Video: 25 Years of Singing Together

INTERKULTUR stands for more than 25 years of singing together. Can you believe it? We hardly could and thought: “We must see this!” No sooner thought than done, here is the must-see: A video including
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Personal Reports

The moment I will never forget The moment I will never forget

By Cai Yuheng (Hangzhou Normal University, China) I have always pursued equality and independence in life, and was convinced that one should have the opportunity to show talent and ambition and receive an equivalent consideration
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“Graz 2008 was overwhelming!” “Graz 2008 was overwhelming!”

Werner Jung (Germany) is co-conductor of the „Projektchor Riga“ of the „Gesangverein ‚Sängerkranz‘ Watzenborn-Steinberg“ from Germany, which is going to compete at the World Choir Games 2014 in Riga/Latvia. Questions were asked by Uwe Degen,
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WCG Insight: ECOC has been opened! WCG Insight: ECOC has been opened!

Last Friday, at freezing temperatures of -10 °C the start of the ECOC (European Capital of Culture) was celebrated in Riga. In the morning we had checked the last documents and scores of Latvian choirs,
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WCG Insight: European Capital of Culture 2014 opens this weekend WCG Insight: European Capital of Culture 2014 opens this weekend

I’m in Riga for the fifth time already – and, finally, it’s the year 2014! Riga is the European Capital of Culture and host city of the 8th World Choir Games from July 9 –
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“Music is the best connecting element” “Music is the best connecting element”

Peter Schmitt (Germany) is musical director of the male choir „Projektchor Riga“ of the „Gesangverein ‚Sängerkranz‘ Watzenborn-Steinberg“ from Germany, which is going to compete at the World Choir Games 2014 in Riga/Latvia. Questions were asked
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WCG Insight: Another trip to Riga WCG Insight: Another trip to Riga

It’s time again. Yesterday I travelled to Riga once more, together with our Artistic Director Ralf Eisenbeiß. From the airport we went almost directly to the first meetings this week. Mainly all major concerts and
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Early Birds go crazy in Riga! Early Birds go crazy in Riga!

By Jana Kalniņa, Latvia As the Early Bird Registration Deadline for the World Choir Games 2014 in Riga is approaching, here in Riga the registration fever has taken over almost all conductors of Latvian choirs.
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WCG Insight: September! WCG Insight: September!

Time is running! Summer break has just ended, and both the World Choir Games Early Bird Deadline and my next trip to Riga at the end of this month are fast approaching. The closer the
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