RIGA SINGS – International Choir Competition & Imants Kokars Choral Award, August 17-21, 2022 in Riga, Latvia
17 Aug 2022 – 21 Aug 2022, Riga
Latvia – the Singing Nation – is a fantastic host for international choral events! Its capital Riga is the only place so far, where already all kinds of INTERKULTUR choir competitions have taken place. Following the fantastic successes of the World Choir Games 2014 and the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017 & 3rd European Choir Games a regular international choir competition has established here: “RIGA SINGS – International Choir Competition & Imants Kokars Choral Award” was first held in 2019 and will welcome choirs from all over the world to the Latvian capital in 2022 again.
The world-famous Latvian conductor and educator Imants Kokars was one of the most outstanding characters in the Latvian and international music community and a founder of the modern Latvian choral conducting school, rector of the Latvian Academy of Music Jāzeps Vītols.For the second edition of RIGA SINGS, additional categories such as “Pop & Jazz” will bring new excitement to the competition. The highlight the event and thus a tuneful monument to Imants Kokars will be the competition of the Category Winners for the “Imants Kokars Choir Prize”.
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