Here are the first Champions of the World Choir Games!

Jul 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Choir Events, Featured Articles, World Choir Games

Student Choir of Nankai University, China

Student Choir of Nankai University, China

The first Awards Ceremony of these World Choir Games was a blast, as always! So many choirs cheering in the Arena Riga and celebrating the newly crowned Champions – and know what? For the first time ever we have a Champion coming from Sri Lanka! How great is this?

A total of 13 categories were announced saturday evening and sunday morning, here are the brand new “Champions of the World Choir Games 2014”:

Category C2 Children’s Choirs
Shanghai Huangpu Youngster’s Activity Center Spring Children’s Choir, China
conducted by Wenbo Deng & Liangliang Xu

Category C3 Youth Choirs of Equal Voices
Emiļa Melngaiļa Liepājais Mūzikas Vidusskolas Meiteņu Koris, Latvia
conducted by Andris Kontauts

Category C4 Young Male Choirs
Diocesan Boys’ School Choir, China/Hongkong SAR
conducted by Felix Tsi Shing Shuen

Category C5 Mixed Boys’ Choirs
Chapel of Boys and Young Men of the Sverdlovsk State Children Philharmonic, Russia
conducted by Vyacheslav Kulmametev

Category C6 Mixed Youth Choirs
University of Pretoria Camerata, South Africa
conducted by Michael Barrett

Category C9 Mixed Choirs
Stellenbosch University Choir, South Africa
conducted by André van der Merwe

Category C12 Female Choirs
Aarhus Pigekor, Denmark
conducted by Helle Høyer Vedel

Category C15 Male Choirs
Rigas Tehniskas Universitates, Latvia
conducted by Ivars Cinkuss

Category C18 Musica Sacra with accompaniment
Stellenbosch University Choir, South Africa
conducted by André van der Merwe

Category C23 Spiritual
Stellenbosch University Choir, South Africa
conducted by André van der Merwe

Category C24 Barbershop Quartets
KeyChord, Netherlands

Category C25 Barbershop Choirs
The Old Joe’s Choir, Sri Lanka
conducted by Eshantha Peiris & Geethika Cooray

Category C27 Scenic Pop / Show Choirs
Kearsney College Choir, South Africa
conducted by Bernard Krüger

Category C29 Scenic Folklore
Student Choir of Nankai University, China
conducted by Chaomei Meng

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