Sanya International Choir Festival to be held from Aug 24 to 29
Music lovers in Sanya will soon have the chance to appreciate the charm of choral arts, as the Sanya International Choir Festival will be held from August 24th to 29th, 2016.
The Sanya International Choir Festival has drawn nearly 40 choir groups from home and abroad, including from Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines for a series of competitions, concerts, and conferences.
The opening ceremony for the festival is scheduled to take place on August 24th at the Sanya Technician College of Hainan. The opening concert, entitled “Goddess of the South China Sea” will be jointly performed by the Hainan Hongmian Chorus and the Hunan Symphony Orchestra.
The choir contests and master lectures on the development of music will be held at the College of Music at Sanya University over the following days. A panel of seven musician experts has been appointed to judge the choir contest.
During the six-day festival, locals and tourists alike will be able to enjoy live music in other places, as choruses are slated to perform at major scenic spots and regional communities.
The organizing committee of the festival has launched a volunteer service program, which will provide recruiting volunteers to ensure that everything runs smoothly during the festival.
The Sanya International Choir Festival is hosted by the World Chinese Choral Arts Federation, and co-hosted by the Singapore Choral Federation and the Taipei Philharmonic Foundation for Culture and Education.
Date: August 24th to 29th, 2016
Opening Ceremony Venue: Sanya Technician College of Hainan
Contest Venue: Sanya University
Organizing Committee: World Chinese Choral Arts Federation