Philippine International Choir Competition
Singing, celebrating and enjoying life – the new international choir festival & competition in Bohol, Philippines combines all pleasures of the "Sing'n'Joy" event series in a magnificent destination in Southeast Asia.
Bohol is famous for its Chocolate Hills and the tiny Tarsiers, which exist in this province only. It's also especially known for historic churches from the Spanish colonization. Some of them bear the honorary title "national cultural treasure". In 2013 many of these churches were destroyed in a massive earthquake in the region.
The churches are still being rebuilt stone by stone and committed to the public. A great opportunity for a joyful musical celebration and to invite choirs from all over the world in 2022 to a huge festival.
The choir competition focusing on Folklore and Religious Music gives national and international participants the chance to compete and sing together in a peaceful contest.
Bohol is also known as the "The Jewel of the Philippines" – come and make the region the present of your personal "jewels of choral music"!
+++ Important information +++
In December 2021, Bohol was hit by a severe typhoon that caused significant damage to local infrastructure. For this reason, the event cannot be held in October 2022 as planned.
Sing'n'Joy Bohol will be postponed to 2024 and the new event dates will be announced here as soon as possible.
This event provides you the opportunity to choose from the following options of participation:
friendship concert performance included
* at least two performances included
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A new international airport on the island will provide the participants of our festival with the opportunity to fly directly to the province of Bohol from China, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore and other cities.
Part of the Visayas archipelago, which includes 61 islands, Bohol is primarily known for its fauna and flora. Crossed by the Loboc river, the island is strewn with mangroves where a large network of small caves is to be found. The 'Chocolate Hills' remain the island's main attraction though. The vegetation on these 1,268 lush green hills is baked by the sunlight, making the mountains look chocolate-covered. The only city on the island is Tagbilaran, located on the south west coast. Two bridges connect it to Panglao Island, whose most popular beach is Alona Beach, which is about a mile long and covered with fine sand. In terms of fauna, this is where the small tarsier lives. A protected species, it is the smallest primate in the world, measuring barely 4 inches, and is a nocturnal animal with big eyes.