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2020 Aug 31 highlighted
Published: Aug 31,2020
As the the next World Symposium on Choral Music will be in Doha, Qatar, and as IFCM expands its activities in new choral communities, the IFCM Board members recently approved a new strategic plan related to the ICB and its languages. The goal is to have more choral news and ICB content available for members, readers, and web visitors in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and more if translator teams are available.
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2020 Aug 31 highlighted
Published: Aug 31,2020
The World Youth Choir (WYC) continues to update its video collection of WYC performances throughout the past two decades. In addition to the videos on the WYC website, more WYC performances can be accessed on the WYC YouTube channel.
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2020 Aug 31 highlighted
Published: Aug 31,2020
It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Jacques Vanherle, lifelong lover of and advocate for choral music and Founder, President, and Artistic Director of the Polyfollia Festival (2003-2014).
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Published: Jul 31,2020
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Published: Jul 30,2020
The International Federation for Choral Music announces the call for two freelance positions, starting January 2021.
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2020 Dec 01 2020 Dec 31 highlighted
Published: May 28,2020
Despite all types of choral events being cancelled due to the current pandemic crisis and even though we don’t know how long the crisis will last, we believe that it is important to remain positive and hopeful. That is why we are cautiously, and optimistically, announcing the planned date for World Choral Day 2020. Following last year’s decision by the IFCM Executive Committee, World Choral Day 2020 will take place on the second Sunday of December (13 December 2020)
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2020 Jun 29 highlighted
Published: Jun 29,2020
The QNCA is the first local non-profit association established in Qatar. This is more significant than it might seem at first glance.
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2020 Jun 22 highlighted
Published: Jun 22,2020
IFCM and QNCA was to have taken place at this year's 12th WSCM in Auckland, New Zealand. Sadly, as with so many other events this year, WSCM2020 had to be cancelled. However, in the spirit of moving forward and better days ahead, we are happy to share a short video of the online official signing of the contract between IFCM and QNCA. Plan now to join us!
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2020 May 28 highlighted
Published: May 28,2020
Despite all types of choral events being cancelled due to the current pandemic crisis and even though we don’t know how long the crisis will last, we believe that it is important to remain positive and hopeful. That is why we are cautiously, and optimistically, announcing the planned date for World Choral Day 2020. Following last year’s decision by the IFCM Executive Committee, World Choral Day 2020 will take place on the second Sunday of December (13 December 2020).
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2020 May 28 highlighted
Published: May 28,2020
IFCM is collecting favourite virtual choral projects that have been created as a result of the current pandemic and compiling them in a YouTube. Have you also made similar videos recently?
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2020 Aug 31 highlighted
Published: Jul 31,2020
Virtual ACDA Conference in 2021. More resources on the Studies of the Pandemic.
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2020 Aug 31 highlighted
Published: Aug 31,2020
Successful application for Training Leading Voices of ECA-EC. Your input is still needed to help design the project.
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2020 Jul 31 highlighted
Published: Jul 31,2020
Three years day per day after the WSCM12 opening in Barcelona on July 22, 2017, The Federació Catalana d'Entitats Corals released seven videos (one for each day of the symposium), that offer a summary of the 2017 program: a song from each of the selected choirs, some pieces of the concert circle, a summary of the Sagrada Família concert, of the opening and closing concerts and of the concerts outside Barcelona.
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2020 Jul 06 highlighted
Published: Jul 06,2020
ECA-EC Press Release Singing improves people’s lives, now as much as ever.
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2020 Jun 29 highlighted
Published: Jun 29,2020
How to return to activities, a virtual conference organized by Coros Portugal Sing Your Soul, an initiative of Saint Angela Choir, Bandung, Indonesia
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2020 Jun 29 highlighted
Published: Jun 29,2020
The Fundacion Schola Cantorum de Venezuela and its members share a video project to demonstrate their resilience, hope, and faith in the fraternity that choral music builds in the whole world.
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2020 Jun 29 highlighted
Published: Jun 29,2020
The Singing Network has compiled a compendium of Covid-19 Resources from 20+ regional, national, and international organizations.
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2020 May 30 highlighted
Published: May 30,2020
In the same week that the New Zealand Choral Federation (NZCF) and IFCM announced the cancellation of WSCM2020 (11-18 July 2020 in Auckland, NZ), NZCF also cancelled its major secondary schools choral festival, The Big Sing.
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2020 May 28 highlighted
Published: May 28,2020
In a historical first for the Middle East region, the International Federation for Choral Music (IFMC) welcomes the choral world to Qatar! At the moment, when humanity is facing one of the biggest pandemics in more than 50 years, cultural events around the globe are on hold. Nonetheless, IFCM and its partner, the Qatar National Choral Association (QNCA), are working hard on the next World Symposium on Choral Music – the 13th WSCM! The world's largest, non-competitive, international choral event will be held in Doha, Qatar, in 2023
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2020 May 28 highlighted
Published: May 28,2020
The world is going through very difficult and strange times. Among numerous other challenging consequences of this pandemic, choral enthusiasts around the globe are not allowed to maintain normal choral activities, rehearsals, and performances. We believe that it is more important than ever to stay strong and stick together, even if the challenges of moving forward are more difficult than before. Thanks to modern online technologies, we are not completely lost. Our community is discovering that there are many ways to keep ourselves connected to each other and our audiences.
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ICB Bulletin

Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Bulletin is published quarterly in the four official languages of IFCM: English, French, German and Spanish. It is distributed in more than 80 countries on the five continents and is the official voice of choral music around the world.

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Global Choral Calendar

Our focus at the moment is to unite the choral calendars of international choral organisations. Meanwhile please consult the calendar of choral events published by the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat here.

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