2017 World Youth & Children’s Choir Festival – Hong Kong
Theme: In the Power of Resonance We are One
Artistic Director: Prof. Leon Shiu-wai TONG
17 – 22 / 7 / 2017 Hong Kong
Hong Kong Cultural Centre | Tsuen Wan Town Hall | Sha Tin Town Hall | L’ hotel Nina et Convention Centre
The 2017 World Youth & Children’s Choir Festival – Hong Kong, the 6th edition of the biennial choral celebration, provides a platform for choirs and choral experts to exchange and encourages young choristers to purse excellence in the choral singing spirit. It also celebrates the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Hong Kong Treble Choirs’ Association.
54 participating choirs, over 20 jury members, 4 resident artists, 12 performing choirs and many volunteers took part in the Festival. It featured 6 concerts, an 8-category competition, 15 masterclasses and cultural excursions. The Original Musical, Hong Kong Express, written by Dr. Steve HO premiered in the Festival by Hong Kong Treble Choir.