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Choral celebration for Austria’s EU Presidency

3 July 2018

The recently accredited Ambassador of Austria to South Africa H.E Dr. Johann Brieger hosted a celebration of Austria’s Presidency of the European Union (EU) which began on the July 1.

The occasion, which was held at the Ambassador’s residence, was graced by the Singakademie Graz Youth Choir who are one of the many choirs from the world over that are participating in the World Choir Games taking place in Tshwane, the capital city of South Africa, from 4 to 14 July 2018.

The Graz Youth Choir’s rendition of ‘Imagine’ the world renowned John Lennon song resounded the message "Singing together brings nations together" of the organizers, The Interkultur Foundation.

The aim of the musical event is to bring people together in peaceful competition, people to people exchange and interaction, and illustrate the value of the arts as a resource, network and connector.  
Choirs compete for gold, silver and bronze in various categories in an event that is hosted in cities across the globe biennially.




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