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Looking at Sochi: The Tree of Friendship

(chris) Have you ever heard of the Baum der Freundschaft in Sochi before? Well, those people who have read the last entry about Sochi have. But for all the others: The Tree of Friendship is
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Looking at Sochi Looking at Sochi

(chris) The World Choir Games in Riga are over, but the next ones are already starting at the blocks. Where? In Sochi! It’s time to take a look at the city: Sochi counts as the
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Any plans for summer 2015? Any plans for summer 2015?

(chris) The 2. European Choir Games & Grand Prix of Nations are taking place next year, but you shouldn’t forget our other events! Remember for example the International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival and Competition, July
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Come to Magdeburg in 2015! Come to Magdeburg in 2015!

(chris) Although there will be no INTERKULTUR events in the next weeks – the preparations are going on. Two Highlights will be the “2nd European Choir Games Magdeburg 2015” and the “Grand Prix of Nations
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A perspective for 2015 A perspective for 2015

(chris) October is coming to an end and situation in the bureau is getting back to normal. After many hours of preparation the four competitions in October (Grado, Italy; Vrnjǎcka Banja, Serbia; Zwickau, Germany; Calella,
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Canta al mar 2014: The Category Winners Canta al mar 2014: The Category Winners

The two Awards Ceremonies of this year’s Canta al mar 2014 have just finished, all choirs learned their results. There was lot of singing, cheering, celebrating, tears of joy – the atmosphere in Fabbrica Llobet
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Personal Reports

WCG Insight: Sochi is waiting for us! WCG Insight: Sochi is waiting for us!

Our first trip to Sochi was so eventful! In just three days we got a great impression of the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics and the World Choir Games 2016. The city’s location
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WCG Insight: Let’s do it again! WCG Insight: Let’s do it again!

Hard to believe, but true. Even if the last (choral) tunes from Riga are still sounding, I’m already in the middle of the next project: the upcoming World Choir Games 2016 in Sochi. Together with
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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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