Tickets have gone on sale for the first edition of Eurovision Choir of the Year this July in the Latvian Capital, Riga.
Tickets have gone on sale internationally for Eurovision Choir of the Year 2017 in Riga the Capital of Latvia. Tickets for the are on sale at six different price points, starting at €10.60 and going up to €35.60 for the most expensive tickets. A total of 10,000 people will be in the Arena Riga to see the performances of nine different choirs from across Europe live.
TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED HERE
Eurovision Choir of the Year will be held for the first time on July 22 in Riga, Latvia as part of the European Choir Games. The European Broadcasting Union has partnered with Interkultur to create this latest Eurovision family event, and both hope to see the format develop into a yearly event.
Competing in the contest are:
- Austria (ORF) – Hardchor Linz
- Belgium (RTBF) – Les Pastoreaux
- Denmark (DR) – Academic Choir of Aarhus
- Estonia (ERR) – Estonian TV Girls’ Choir
- Germany (WDR) – Jazzchor Freiburg
- Latvia (LTV) – Spīgo
- Slovenia (RTVSLO) – Carmen Manet
- Hungary (MTVA) – Bela Bartok Male Choir
- Wales (S4C) – Côr Merched Sir Gâr
The Choirs competing in the contest will perform once for up to 6 minutes. The performance can include one or several works, of any genre, and “should in part reflect national or regional character in some way”. A jury will be made up of prominent international musicians who will decide the winner of the contest.
Watch the trailer for this years contest below: