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Siparantum Choir in 70th European Music Festival for Young People

Kosovan conductor and choir bring two awards home Author: CHORALLY
The Siparantum Choir and their conductor Memli Kelmendi travelled to Neerpelt in Belgium in April to take part in the EMJ Festival, where they were awarded First Prizes in the Mixed Voice Youth Choir category and the Free category for their performances.

Choral Celebrations @ Berlin Philharmonie

Siparantum Choir has officially entered the World Rankings – World’s Best Choirs – INTERKULTUR, in the Top 1000 Best Choirs in the World. The Siparantum Choir is currently ranked at 460 and has 896 points. This is one of the greatest successes ever achieved in choral music for our state, Kosova.

Siparantum Choir, Winner of the category Open Competition – Musica Contemporanea (Golden)
Reisa Sallabegolli, Memli Kelmendi, Johan Rooze. Photo © INTERKULTUR

Winner of the Category – Open Competition – Musica Contemporanea, World Choir Games

Siparantum Choir won the “Golden Plate” in XII. International Choir Competition “Golden Tuhel Lime” -Croatia.

When the dream comes true…

SiparantumChoir for the first time in the history of choral music of our country, Siparantum will represent Kosovo in the largest choral music competition in the world, WORLD CHOIR GAMES 2021. In WCG this year compete over 300 choirs from around the world.

The choir competes in the Open Competition, in the category “Contemporary Music” which will be held in the famous concert hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Antwerp (Home of Royal Flemish Philharmonic). The choir will also be part of two other concerts, Friendship Concerts that will be held in the most popular places like; Handelsbeurs, Antwerp and the Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp.

While on November 3, I will be at the general meeting of the World Choir Council, where I also represent our country Kosovo (from 2019), within the largest choral network in the world. I am extremely happy that our work is being rewarded and appreciated internationally.

History is written only once!

Memli Kelmendi representing Kosovo for the first time in World Choir Council.

Siparantum Choir – Queen Elisabeth Hall,
Antwerp © INTERKULTUR/Jonas Persson
Siparantum Choir – Queen Elisabeth Hall, Antwerp © INTERKULTUR/Jonas Persson


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