World Choir Championships for Youth and Young Adults

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Country and Region LatviaRiga
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Riga, Latvia
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Festival Description

Choirs from all directions will join up at the World Choir Championships for Youth and Young Adults. The event inspires people from around the world for a week full of choral music. 2011 marked the 1st World Choir Championships for Youth and Young Adults that will be enlivening the streets and concert halls.

Festival Dates July 9 - 19, 2014
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Festival Story:

INTERKULTUR has ties to 120,000 choirs made up of 4.8 million choral singers around the world. In more than 20 years since INTERKULTUR was established, more than 5,500 choirs and some 250,000 singers from 100 nations have taken part in the World Choir Games and INTERKULTUR’s regional choir competitions. The World Choir Games are dedicated to the Olympic ideal that participation is the highest honor. Previous World Choir Games have taken place in Austria, China, Germany and the Republic of Korea.


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  • In order of appearance
    • World Choir Championships in Graz 2011
    • Player, team Austria with a local newspaper announcing the World Choir Championships (Choirs sing at the opening match 2011). Photo courtesy of INTERKULTUR.
    • Championships 2011, Parade


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