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World Choir Games 2022 Gangneung

World Choir Games 2022 Gangneung

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World Choir Games 2022 Gangneung
Republic of Korea
  • Period : July 4 ~ July 14, 2022 (11 days)
    • Part 1: July 4, 2022 (Mon) ~ July 8 (Fri)
    • Part 2: July 10, 2022 (Sun) ~ July 14 (Thu)
      ※ The street parade is held on Sunday, July 10th.
  • Venue : Areas of Gangneung City, DMZ Museum Outdoor Stage in Goseong-gun
  • Content
    • Official events: Opening/Closing ceremony, awards ceremony, competition, concert, parade
    • Additional events: Music fair, choral symposium and international conference, etc.
  • Host : Gangneung City, Gangwon-do
  • Organizer : German Interkultur Foundation, Organizing Committee of the 2022 Gangneung World Choir Games
  • Patronage: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Gangneung Tourism Development Corporation

Introduction of the World Choir Games 2022 Gangneung

The World Choir Games, organized by the German Interkultur Foundation and held every two years, starting with the first event in Austria in 2000, will be held in Gangwon-do and Gangneung City from July 4, 2022.

Gangneung City is a city of tourism, culture, and art representing Korea, a city full of romance with a mixture of coffee, sea, and pine scents, and a city full of charm where the beauty and dignity of a thousand years of history live and breathe.

In addition, it is the second city in Korea to host the World Choir Games after Busan in 2002. It is the place where the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, which presented the historical “Peace Olympics,” through a joint parade of nations and the formation of a single team between the two Koreas was held. Under the theme of “Peace and Prosperity,” which is the Olympics heritage, the 2022 World Choir Games will be a special event that will fulfill the chorus of world peace by sublimating the conflict between the two Koreas into peace.