2012 World Choir Games in CincinnatiJune 22, 2012 at 9:38 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This is not food related but it’s a heads up on a historic and fantastic event scheduled in Cincinnati next month, the 2012 World Choir Games. Below is a little info on the event along with web link at the bottom where you can everything you need to know about the 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati.
From July 4 – 14, thousands of the world’s best singers will be in Cincinnati USA for the 2012 World Choir Games. See hundreds of choirs from Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia, North America and South America competing in 23 categories over 11 thrilling days. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
ABOUT THE EVENT
What is the World Choir Games?
It’s the Olympics of choral music – the largest international choral competition in the world held every two years. Previous games have been in Austria, China, Germany and South Korea. This will be the 7th World Choir Games, and it’s being held in the United States for the first time July 4-14 in Cincinnati USA. The Games are the signature event of INTERKULTUR, Germany-based organization that produces choral events all over the world.
Where will it be held?
Competition venues are in a walk-able grid in downtown Cincinnati USA and include the Aronoff Center for the Arts, Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati Masonic Center, Music Hall and the School for the Creative and Performing Arts. Opening and Closing Ceremonies and Awards Ceremonies will be in U.S. Bank Arena. There will be Celebration Concerts in some of the above-mentioned venues, as well as the Cathedral Basilica in Covington. The Duke Energy Convention Center will be home to the choir cafeteria and lounge, the headquarters of the Cincinnati Organizing Committee and International Organizing Committee and a merchandise superstore.
Who is coming?
More than 360 choirs from 48 countries have registered to participate. There are roughly 90 regional choirs, and choirs representing 22 U.S. states….
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