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Int. Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata

Kalamata 2017: UiTM Women's Chorale (Malaysia) wins the Grand Prize

The results of the Kalamata choir competition are available

52 choirs from 14 nations were part of the International Choir Competition & Festival Kalamata 2017. Nine of them were selected by the international jury due to outstanding performances in the competition and competed once again in the Grand Prize Competition for the overall win.

On Stage of Kalamata Dance Megaron on Saturday evening the UiTM Women's Chorale from Malaysia convinced with two pieces from their home: Their performances of Dayung Sampan by Darius Lim and Chikala Le Pong Pong by Ken Steven touched the heart’s of jurors and the audience.

At the Awards Ceremony on Sunday morning they were awarded the Grand Prize accompanied by much cheering and joy. Here’s an overview of all category winners in the competition:

A1 – Mixed Choirs – Difficulty Level I
Ambitus Mixed Choir, Greece
conducted by Katerina Vassilikou

A3 – Female Choirs – Difficulty Level I
Da Capo Female Choir, Sweden
conducted by Gunilla Frödén

B1 – Mixed Choirs – Difficulty Level II
UiTM Chamber Choir, Malaysia
conducted by Masashi Kishimoto

B3 – Female Choirs – Difficulty Level II
UiTM Women’s Chorale, Malaysia
conducted by Masashi Kishimoto

G1 – Children's Choirs
Canzone, Estonia
conducted by Ulrika Grauberg and Eneken Viitmaa

G2 – Youth Choirs of equal voices
Cantelena Girls' Choir Patras, Greece
conducted by Eleni Papadopoulou

G3 – Youth Choirs of mixed voices
Gustavi Ungdomskör, Sweden
conducted by Petter Ekberg

S – Sacred Choral Music a cappella
Li-Ron Choir, Israel
conducted by Ronit Shapira

F – Folklore
Female Chamber Choir "Banjalucanke", Bosnia and Herzegowina
conducted by Mladen Matović

A complete list of results including all choirs, competition categories and scores is available for Download here: 

Results_Kalamata2017.pdf

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