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Special World Choral Day 2022: Sing for Peace, Choirs of the World
Published: Mar 30,2022

Sing for peace, choirs of the world

Galvanized by our solidarity with all who are impacted by aggression and hostilities around the world, especially the current war in Ukraine, we call upon the global choral community to raise their voices to Sing for PeaceJoin this special edition of World Choral Day, now and until December, to uphold and defend the values of unity, peace, and understanding!

We encourage the participation of the millions of singers worldwide who have contributed previously to the World Choral Day and extend a warm invitation to those who are joining us for the first time. Share your voice through collective singing to show the world that singing together with love and compassion is one of the most powerful tools we can use to achieve peace!

As you might have read on IFCM media, the selection of the winning pieces of the IFCM 2022 International Choral Composition Competition has just been made. The winning piece in the World Choral Day category was selected among 19 scores by a jury composed of international choral experts. The World Choral Day has now its official anthem for the next two years (2022 and 2023): On the Road of Life by Chris Artley, New Zealand. Download the score here.

We have already received, and showcased, performances of choirs from Hong Kong, Ghana, Venezuela, and Japan. You can view these videos in a playlist on our official IFCM YouTube channel. New videos will be to this playlist on a regular basis. 

Share your performance of song(s) about peace, whether a live performance video or a virtual presentation. Register your participation on the WCD website.



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