World Choir Games is the largest international choral music event in the world. It aims to unite choirs in a friendly competition regardless of nationality, race and musical style.
The tradition of the World Choir Games started in the year 2000 and since then games have been held every two years. Previous seven choir games together have hosted more than 260 000 singers from 5800 choirs of 100 countries.
The next World Choir Games will be held in year 2014 as one of the main events during the year of European Capital of Culture. 20 000 participants from over 70 countries will gather in Riga from 9th till 19th of July.
The 8th World Choir Games will become the largest international event ever held in Riga. More information about The 8th World Choir Games in Riga: www.singriga.lv.