INFO & TICKETS

30 october to 7 november 2021, Vlaanderen

The World Choir Games, the largest choral festival in the world, will turn Flanders into a grande musical extravaganza in 2021. From October 30th until November 7th countless choirs from Flanders and Europe will gather in the host cities Ghent and Antwerp to unleash their passion for choral music.

Ceremonies

Live Ceremonies

The 11th edition of the World Choir Games will be kicked of with the Opening Ceremony in the brandnew Avenue Hall at Antwerp Expo and will be the most unique choir concert you'll see and hear in your life.
Opening Ceremony 30/10/21 19:00 - Buy your tickets HERE!

November 2nd will be the emotional climax for the choirs participating in the first part. Who will be able to storm the stage? What national hymns will sound in celebration?
Award Ceremony 2/11/21 19:00 - Buy your tickets HERE!


The second part of the World Choir Games will be kicked off by One Voice, One Heart, a exquisite evening filled with music and connection. In Antwerp Expo you can immerse yourself in soothing melodies, moving images and complex and layered harmonies.
One Voice, One Heart 4/11/21 19:00 - Buy your tickets HERE!

All good things end, and so do the World Choir Games 2021. At the Closing Ceremony, that performs double duty as the Award Ceremony of the second part the Choral Flame flashes for the last time, after having brought warmth and illumination to the land. The competitions have concluded, and the time has come to let loose and party, even at the Antwerp Expo!
Closing Ceremony 7/11/21 19:00 - Buy your tickets HERE!

Celebration concerts

Live Celebration Concerts!

There is no better way to conclude a full day of competitions, workshops, coachings and more than with a spectacular Celebration Concerts.
Top of the line choirs from across the world will perform everything, from classical, to jazz and gospel, over pop and folk up to contemporaneous choral music at some of the most exquisite locations in Ghent and Antwerp.

31/10/21 18:00 at Muziekcentrum De Bijloke - Out of the Voice Box - Buy your tickets HERE!
01/11/21 20:30 at Elisabethzaal Antwerp - Rise Up & Sing! - Buy your tickets HERE!
03/11/21 20:30 at Sint-Pauluskerk Antwerp - Visions of Sound - Buy your tickets HERE!
05/11/21 20:30 at Elisabethzaal Antwerp - Choral Diamonds - Buy your tickets HERE!
06/11/21 20:30 at Sint-Baafskathedraal Gent - Heavenly Music - Buy your tickets HERE!

GRATIS EVENTS 1

Competition concerts

The choirs will perform the absolute best they can during the games, at three amazing Antwerp halls during the competition concerts. In 14 different competition categories you can find a hitherto unseen variety of different choral styles. Not only do they sing for an internationally renowned jury, everyone can come and spectate!

With a day pass, you're able to watch as many competitions as you like at a certain day of your choice!

Day Pass 31/10/21 - AMUZ, AthenA, Elisabethzaal - Buy your Day Pass HERE!
Day Pass 01/11/21 - AMUZ, AthenA, Elisabethzaal - Buy your Day Pass HERE!
Day Pass 05/11/21 - AMUZ, AthenA, Elisabethzaal - Buy your Day Pass HERE!
Day Pass 06/11/21 - AMUZ, AthenA, Elisabethzaal -
Buy your Day Pass HERE!

GRATIS EVENTS 2

VIP-beleving

Do you wish for you or your guests to be treated with the VIP arrengement you deserve?
We have the right arrangements, drawing upon our virtues of connection, experience and emotion!

These top events can be given even more lustre with a VIP arrangement:

- 30/10/21 Opening Ceremony - Antwerp Expo

- 05/11/21 Celebration Concert 'Choral Diamonds' - Elisabethzaal Antwerpen

- 06/11/21 Celebration Concert 'Heavenly Music' - Sint-Baafskathedraal Gent

Walk Listen

Antwerps Musical Journey: Walk & Listen by TMB

Enjoy Antwerp and be fascinated by the intriguing stories of the guide. Explore the typical cathedrals, canals and guild houses on a walking tour through their historic city center. While listening to music with a deep connection with the city’s history, you will savor one of the local delicacies. An unforgettable experience not to be missed during the World Choir Games.ca 1,5h/2,5km/1,6mi – wheelchair accessible



Walk & Listen 31/10/21 10.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 31/10/21 14.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!

Walk & Listen 31/10/21 15.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 31/10/21 16.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 01/11/21 10.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 01/11/21 14.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 01/11/21 15.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 01/11/21 16.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 02/11/21 10.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 02/11/21 14.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 02/11/21 15.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 02/11/21 16.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 05/11/21 10.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 05/11/21 14.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 05/11/21 15.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 05/11/21 16.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!

Walk & Listen 06/11/21 10.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 06/11/21 14.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 06/11/21 15.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 06/11/21 16.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 07/11/21 10.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 07/11/21 14.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 07/11/21 15.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!
Walk & Listen 07/11/21 16.00 - Handelsbeurs - Buy your ticket here!


Workshops

Workshops

The World Choir Games not only brings together thousands of choir singers, but also a treasure trove of experts from across the world, ready to share their expertise during a workshop!

31/10/21 11:00 Handelsbeurs - Feel every note - Get your tickets HERE!
31/10/21 14:00 Horta - Beatbox for Beginners - Get your tickets HERE!
31/10/21 20:00 Horta - Singing Outside the Box - Get your tickets HERE!
01/11/21 11:00 Handelsbeurs - Singing Instruments & Vocal Percussion -
Get your tickets HERE!
01/11/21 20:00 Sint-Pauluskerk - Sing Like a Trappist! - Get your tickets HERE!
02/11/21 11:00 Handelsbeurs - Singing Instruments & Vocal Percussion - Get your tickets HERE!
02/11/21 14:00 Horta - Ensemble singing on a higher level - Get your tickets HERE!
05/11/21 11:00 Handelsbeurs - Meet & Sing with Vocal Line - Get your tickets HERE!
05/11/21 20:00 Sint-Pauluskerk - Sing Like a Trappist! - Get your tickets HERE!
06/11/21 11:00 Handelsbeurs - Meet & Sing with Vocal Line - Get your tickets HERE!
06/11/21 20:00 Sint-Pauluskerk - Flemish Polyphony - Get your tickets HERE!
07/11/21 11:00 Handelsbeurs - Song Interpretation & Performance - Get your tickets HERE!

Roxor Loops 1

Online Workshops - free

Even digitally, you can learn from the brightest national and international teachers!

31/10/21 14.00 Virtual Village - Roxorloops beatboxing -
No registration necessary
01/11/21 14.00 Virtual Village - Noah Thys -
Registration opens soon (once registered, you'll get sheet music by mail.)
07/11/21 11.00 Virtual Village - Rachel Walker Mason -
No registration necessary

GRATIS EVENTS

Free Activities

Friendship Concerts in Antwerp and Ghent & Friendship Concerts on Tour

A flemish and international choir meet and will each bring their own repertoire to perform, to show off their culture to each other and the public. The international choir also get an immersive experience in the culture of the host cities.


Break the Glass


Time to bring forth your very own Bianca Castafiore: 2 october in Ghent, Station Ghent-Sint-Pieters and 9 october at the Stadsfeestzaal (Meir) you can attempt to break a crystal glass using nothing but your voice! You can even win a cheque of €500!


Hello & Goodbye

On 30 october and 7 november we light the flames at Brussels airport! A flemish top choir will sing at the roof of the Curb, accentuating the hello's and goodbyes at the airport with beautiful melodies and haunting chords. All passengers can freely enjoy the show!

Enjoy your stay!

30 october till 7 november 2021, Flanders

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