IX world Choir Games will be held in Sochi from 06 to 16 July 2016. Contesters from 70 countries have already confirmed their participation in the music tournament.
The Games is an unique opportunity for experienced and not experienced choir teams to compete in 29 different categories (nominations) on equal terms.
Since 2000, twice a year, the world Choir Games bring together cultures and countries in choral singing. Over the years the Games became the largest international choral festival in the world.During the event the following contests will be held: "Contest of Champions", "Open competition". The contests will take into account different levels of choir teams. The choir teams, who do not wish to participate in the contests, will have an opportunity to participate in numerous festival projects such as: the World Choir Games friendship concerts, rehearsals with international conductors, various workshops.
All choir teams will perform live and the winners will sing the national anthem of their countries.World Choir Games offer a unique musical and cultural experience, as well as professional assessment during judging.