In the ice Palace “Big” Sochi summed up the first phase IX of the World choir games, also known as the Olympics of choirs. The main prize went to the band from the city of Kemerovo.
“In the “Contest of Champions”, which involves choirs with international competitive experience, Academic choir of the Kemerovo state University won the Golden diploma in the nomination “Folklore a Cappella” and a silver in the category “Mixed choirs”, – reports the edition VSE42.ru with reference to the Kemerovo University.
Only the first part has been played 55 gold, 46 silver and four bronze medals. In the competition participated more than 12 thousand participants – 283 teams from 36 countries. Russian singers have won 50 medals, including five gold. The second place in command offset was occupied by China – on account of his 22 medals, including six gold. Korean choirs won prizes six times, Indonesia and South Africa – four. The second part of the choir Olympics will be held in Sochi from 13 to 16 July.
We will add, the world choir games bring together teams representing different genres: vocal polyphony, singing, a Capella, jazz vocal ensembles, popular choral music, folklore and works of spiritual content.