The results of the Virtual Competitions of the World Choir Games 2021
Congratulations to the winners at home!
As you all know, the World Choir Games 2021 were the first-ever hybrid World Choir Games event in its more than 20-years history. And today we have the honor of announcing the first-ever winners among the 200 choirs that had decided to submit their contribution and to be part of the World Choir Games competition virtually.
So, let's give a big hand to our fantastic winners of the Virtual Compeitions at the World Choir Games 2021:
Category VP1 – Children’s and Youth Choirs
Guangdong Experimental Middle School Choir (China)
conducted by Mingjing Xie
Guangzhou Opera House Children’s Chorus (China)
conducted by Yanhui Su
Category VP2 – Adult Choirs
Bryansk Academic Choir (Russia)
conducted by Mario Bustillo
Category VP3 – Pop, Jazz, Gospel, Spiritual
Cgals Chamber Choir (Namibia)
conducted by Wilna Liebenberg
Category VP4 – Folklore
Nusha Choir (Bulgaria)
conducted by Neli Andreeva
Category VC1 – Video Clip a cappella
Coro Magnificat (Chile)
conducted by Marcela Canales Aguirre
Category VC2 – Video Clip with accompaniment
Vuela Alto (Mexico)
conducted by Homar Sánchez Diaz
Further, the World Choir Council has awarded a Special Prize aiming to express appreciation towards all the choirs for their enthusiasm and to reward their hard work.
The World Choir Council Prize goes to:
Category VC1 - Videoclip a cappella
Coro Magnificat (Chile)
directed by Marcela Canales Aguirre
Category VC2 - Videoclip with accompaniment
South China Normal University Choir (China)
directed by Yanhui Su & Xinran Sun
The complete list of results of the Virtual Competition is available here:
Tonight, in Flanders there will be the Awards Ceremony of the second part of the World Choir Games competitions on site.
Tune in and cheer for the winners at www.virtualvillage.be!
And now we’d like to express our special and deepest thanks to all the 200 choirs from around the world that had sent their video contribution to participate in the 11th World Choir Games Flanders 2021! We’re so proud of you, your special commitment and all the creative ideas and hard work you’ve put in the production of your videos.
Stay healthy and we hope to see you again live on stage in the Republic of Korea at the 12th World Choirs Games in Gangneung from July 4-14, 2022.