1st Asian Choir Games Jakarta 2007
November 2 - 10, 2007
The 1st Asian Choir Games Jakarta 2007 were the largest international event for amateur choirs in Asia and were hosted in Jakarta, the capital of the Republic of Indonesia. Thousands of participants from many nations performed in the modern "JI Jakarta International Expo" Centre and turned Jakarta into the centre of the Asia Pacific choir music for some days.
Organizer of the Asian Choir Games was INTERKULTUR Germany in collaboration with the Indonesian Ministry of Culture and Tourism, with "Royalindo Convention International" of Jakarta and other authoritative institutions of the host country.
As a new event series in the tradition of the World Choir Games - also biennial - the Asian Choir Games account for the fact that Asian Pacific choir music is playing an increasing role in the international choral movement.