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European Choir Games 2019

Special Concerts at the European Choir Games

News about the supporting program of the event announced

The Grand Prix of Nations Gothenburg 2019 & 4th European Choir Games is about a peaceful competition among nations in different categories. But that’s not all, obviously! News about some special concerts has recently been announced:

Sweden A Cappella
The church Vasakyrkan
Monday August 5, 19:00-20:45h

Swedish choral singing straight from the heart: traditional choral singing in Swedish national romantic style that describes nature's flavors and greenery, and newly written choral music mixed with rhythms from marimba and folk music, in arrangements for choir singing. Welcome to an evening where feelings and expressions are united with unique tones from three different choirs! On stage: Ymna, Vocal Art Ensemble, Petri Sångare and Rhythm Art Duo.

Tickets for this concert can be purchased here

World Choir Events in the Belt and Road
The church Betlehemskyrkan
Wednesday August 7, 10:30-16:30 h

Take part in an exciting and varied program where several Chinese choirs present Chinese choral music with current composers. There will also be choral music from Scandinavia with choirs from Sweden and a unique international exchange: Chinese choirs will learn and perform Swedish choral pieces and Sweden choirs will present their skills with Chinese choral works. Further you can listen to panel discussions comparing choral pedagogy and development and choral education between China and Europe during the day, watch a video presentation about the cultural life from the famous "Silk Road", learn a Chinese choir song led by Mr. Chen Guanghui and we will also sing European Choir Games own theme song together. This is a unique opportunity to gain a deeper insight into the exciting Chinese choir life and its rich tradition.

Gothenburg Welcomes the World
On Gothenburg Culture Festival’s stage at Kungstorget
Wednesday August 7, 18:30-20:00 h

European Choir Games, part 2, starts with the Parade of Nations where choirs walk through the city center to Kungstorget where a great choral happening takes place. On stage: Sångensemblen Amanda with Gunnar Eriksson, Brunnsbo Musikklassers Flickkör, Rhythm Art Duo and several guesting international choirs. We welcome everybody! To sing together with us, or just to listen, watch and experience. “We can sing, we can fly on the wings of our song”.

Tickets for the Opening and Closing event of the Grand Prix of Nations Gothenburg 2019 & 4th European Choir Games can be purchased here. Please find more information about these events here. For more information have a look at www.europeanchoirgames.com.

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