Finnish Juvenalia Youth Choir and Norwegian Viva Youth Choir will jointly present the choral performance, Voices of Joy, along with Operafest Children’s Choir from Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur on July 20 at 8.00 PM.
The concert is part of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference in Kuala Lumpur during July 16 – 21, 2006.
Juvenalia Youth Choir
The Juvenalia Youth Choir is formed of about 24 singers aged between 16 and 26. It is part of Juvenalia Music Institute in Espoo, Finland.
The youth choir’s repertoire consists of medieval and renaissance songs as well as of new music, rune songs and modern music from Finland, Estonia and Hungary.
The Youth Choir has successfully taken part in many choir events and competitions both in Finland and abroad with gold and silver diplomas and category wins as results.
Viva Youth Choir
Viva is a youth choir from Norway with 50 members between 11 and 19 years old. It is recognized nationally and internationally as an outstanding choir. Besides their outstanding national and international cultural achievements, they have also involved in charity activities like raised funds through concerts for the Asian tsunami victims.
Operafest Children’s Choir
Operafest Children’s Choir was formed in 1986 in Malaysia to promote the arts and to provide a sound education through music. To date, the children choir has won several International Famous Awards and has performed in Holland, Wales, Spain, Argentina, India, Greece, Macedonia, Australia, Singapore, Indiana, New York and Montana (USA).
For tickets or further information, please contact Soka Gakkai Malaysia/Ms. Katherine Chui or Ms Chan Yin Kwan tel. 03-9075 6876, fax no. 03-9074 2413 or e-mail. [email protected]