"Music is not just notes, it's a way of life and the expression of our soul and sound." Participants of Canta al mar - Festival Coral Internacional explain what music means to them. Some of the most beautiful impressions of this event.
More than 7000 international participants came to Guangzhou, China during the 1st Xinghai Prize International Choir Championships 2012. The video features the most emotional and most beautiful pictures from a week full of global choral music.
Music does not only overcome limits but also creates new opportunities for exceptional moments. INTERKULTUR's long lasting work proves that it is possible to unite different religions on the level of choral music.
If you decide to participate in an INTERKULTUR event like the World Choir Games, many questions are coming up, when you're starting to learn about it: Festival or competition? Open competition or Champions competition? What category?...
Competitions are not only a matter of winning a medal. The focus is rather the get-together, the joy on stage, the opportunity to meet other people and to learn about other cultures. And finally even the spectators get the chance to vote for their favorite among the choirs.
The World Choir Games do not only take place at competition halls. First of all they become real in encounters between choirs at public places. References show what kind of opportunities this event offers to singers from all over the world.
...will be beating in Shaoxing. And where does your heart beat in summer 2010? Sing together with us for your country, for your nation, for your pleasure! Meet new friends! We invite you to share these moments with us: Come to Shaoxing. Experience China!
Presents details of the opening ceremony of the World Choir Games in Graz in July 2008. During a colourful show the host proved that Austria does not only stand for traditional dialect but can also rock.
28 categories - 28 champions. After their success in the competition they stand on stage in order to receive their medal during the awards ceremony. "Singing for gold" also means "Singing for one's country" and this sometimes causes some tears of joy.
Talking with young singers, conductors and jurors will give you an insight in the events of the world's biggest choir competition. Apart from the contest in choral singing this global meeting place offers in addition the music-based exchange of cultures.
The World Choir Games unite people. Every two years thousands of singers from all over the world get ready to participate in the biggest choir competition. Their journey round the world gets them closer to the feeling: Taking part is everything.
The world's biggest choir competition took place in July 2008 in Graz. For 10 days the Capital of Culture in Styria became a global meeting place of international choir music. "City of my Heart" by Franz Maria Herzog accompanies the most beautiful impressions.
The long way to gold led many choirs 2006 to the World Choir Games in Xiamen. Thousands of singers from all over the world met at China's east coast for on of the most exciting events in the history of choir music.