A Coeur Joie Belgium organizes its third festival of choral singing ‘Namur en Choeurs’ from September 23-25, 2016.
Three prestigious concerts will present Ingenium Ensemble (Slovenia), Jazz’elles (France) and Kinderkoor Waelrant (Belgium). Each guest choir’s concert will be preceded by a concert performed by a choir member of the Federation Wallonia Brussels A Coeur Joie.
Six musical workshops are organized during the weekend, with a diversity of styles that will please adults and children.
About 40 free concerts are planned in 4 different areas of the city of Namur. On Saturday, several choirs will participate in an audition in order to obtain the level of Excellence.
More information on http://www.namurenchoeurs.be
The festival is here in less than one month but the daily flexible programmes are still open for everyone! Check the timetable of the Conductors’ and Composers’ Programme and the Discovery Atelier sessions! In your free time you shall explore the Mediterranean city of Pécs: get the Hung(a)ry for Pécs touristic package, which includes free public transport plus free entry to the cities TOP 10 museums and exhibitions like the Cella Septichora Visitor Centre, Marc Chagall exhibition – Ferenc Martyn Museum, Pécs Cathedral etc. After the workshops and the tour of the city you can enjoy the wonderful performance of groups like Singer Pur vocal ensemble (DE), Rajaton (FI), African Youth Choir, Klapa Munita (HR), Jazzation (HU) and more!
The 8th Nordic and Baltic Choral Festival will be held on June 25 to 28, 2015 in Riga, thus celebrating its 20th anniversary.
As during the period January 1 until June 30, 2015 Latvia holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Festival is organized also as the final event of the Presidency’ s public diplomacy and cultural program.
Nordic and Baltic Choral Festival as a tradition was established in 1995 with the aim to bring together amateur choirs from the Baltic and Nordic countries, to develop the singing together tradition, including a cappella performances, being characteristic just for the Baltics, and to promote mutual European culture exchange.
The first festival took place in Latvia, Riga, in 1995, gathering about 6000 singers from the Baltic and Nordic countries. Later on the Festival was held in: Visby, Gotland, Sweden (1997), Skien, Norway (2000), Klaipeda, Lithuania (2002), Tartu, Estonia (2008), Reykjavik, Island […]