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European Choir Games 2017

SING IN RIGA 2017: Final results announced

The winners of the second part of the Grand Prix of Nations & European Choir Games

The second Awards Ceremony at the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games took place this afternoon in Arena Riga. More Category Winners, Champions of the European Choir Games and Winners of Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 were awarded and will celebrate their victories at the final evening tonight.

Here’s the announcement of the winners:

Congratulations to the

Category winners of the Open Competition!

1. Colourful Stones Chorus of Shenzhen Shekou School, China (Category “Children’s Choirs”)
2. Vocal Ensemble “Fortissimo”, Bulgaria (Category “Chamber Choirs / Vocal Ensembles – Mixed Voices)
3. Stars Young Men’s Choir, China (Category “Chamber Choirs / Vocal Ensembles – Equal Voices)
4. Lanzhou AnNing District Teachers Choir, China (Category “Musica Sacra a cappella”)
5. Singletone, Israel (Category “Jazz, Pop, Show”)
6. Girls Choir Riga, Latvia (Category “Folklore with accompaniment”)

Let’s celebrate also to our newly crowned

Champions of the European Choir Games 2017!

1. Children’s Choir of Kekava Music School, Latvia (Category “Children’s Choirs”)
2. Children and Youth Studio “Gaismiņa”, Latvia (Category “Chamber Choirs / Vocal Ensembles”)
3. Riga Orthodox Chamber Choir “Blagovest”, Latvia (Category “Musica sacra a cappella”)
4. Barnsley Youth Choir, Great Britain (Category “Jazz, Pop, Show”)
5. Estonian National Girls’ Choir LEELO, Estonia (Category “Folklore with accompaniment”)

And finally, give a big hand to our

Winners of the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017!

1. Children’s Choir “Alye Parusa”, Russia (Category “Children’s Choirs”)
2. Vocal Ensemble “Fortissimo”, Bulgaria (Category “Chamber Choirs / Vocal Ensembles”)
3. Riga Orthodox Chamber Choir “Blagovest”, Latvia (Category “Musica Sacra a cappella”)
4. Barnsley Youth Choir, Great Britain (Category “Jazz, Pop, Show”)
5. Estonian National Girls’ Choir LEELO, Estonia (Category “Folklore with accompaniment”)

A complete list of results – including also the winners of the first part of the event – can be downloaded here:

Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games Results

All in all 74 Gold Medals and 19 Silver Medals were awarded to choirs that competed in the Grand Prix of Nations and 29 Gold Medals, 23 Silver Medals and 1 Bronze Medals were handed over in the European Choir Competition. The Open Competition brought out a total of 35 Gold Diplomas, 56 Silver Diplomas and 2 Bronze Diplomas.

Congratulations and many thanks to all participants for a wonderful festival week here in Riga! We hope you enjoyed the days as much as we did. See you tonight at the Closing Concert in Arena Riga!

For photos and videos from the past choral week, please check out the official Facebook page of the event. 

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