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European Choir Games 2017

Sing in Riga 2017: The winners

The results of the first part of the Grand Prix of Nations & European Choir Games

The first Awards Ceremony at the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games is over, and we have found the first Category Winners, Champions of the European Choir Games and Winners of Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 tonight.

And here they are:

Congratulations to our
Category winners of the Open Competition!

1. EVE & Birgitte Naeslund Madsen, Denmark (Category "Youth Choirs")

2. Mixed Choir Burtnieks & Egils Lipšāns, Latvia (Category "Adult Choirs - Mixed Voices")

3. Talsi Folk House Female Choir "Vaiva" & Lāsma Gorska, Latvia (Category "Adult Choirs - Equal Voices")

4. TGS Motet Choir & Adrian Pitts, Great Britain (Category "Musica Sacra with accompaniment")

5. Sienna Gospel Choir & Anna Bajak, Poland (Category "Gospel, Spiritual, Music of Spirit and Faith")

6. Mixed Choir "Ventspils" & Aigars Meri, Latvia (Category "Folklore a cappella")

Congratulations also to our newly crowned
Champions of the European Choir Champions 2017!

1. Vokalensemble incantanti & Christian Kluckner, Switzerland (Category "Youth Choirs")

2. Mixed Choir "Laiks" & Ilze Balode, Latvia (Category "Adult Choirs")

3. Children's Choir "Alye Parusa" & Elena Volodina, Russia (Category "Musica Sacra with accompaniment")

4. Barnsley Youth Choir & Mathew Wright, Great Britain (Category "Gospel, Spiritual, Music of Spirit and Faith)

5. Children and Youth Studio "Gaismiņa" & Orba Dzintra, Latvia (Category "Folklore a cappella")

And now - drummroll pleaese - here are tonight's
Winners of the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017!

1. University of Pretoria Camerata & Michael Barrett, South Africa (Category "Youth Choirs")

2. Female Choir Balta & Māra Marnauza, Latvia (Category "Adult Choirs")

3. Children's Choir "Alye Parusa" & Elena Volodina, Russia (Category "Musica Sacra with accompaniment")

4. Barnsley Youth Choir & Mathew Wright, Great Britain (Category "Gospel, Spiritual, Music of Spirit and Faith)

5. Mixed Choir "Ventspils" & Aigars Meri, Latvia (Category "Folklore a cappella")

The complete list of today's results can be downloaded here:

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

Congratulations and many thanks to all participants! Hope you enjoyed the first part of our event. Tomorrow we will have one day without any competitions in Riga, but on Friday it's starting again. The second Awards Ceremony with more winners to come will happen on Sunday, July 23!

Stay tuned!

 

 

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