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15th Choral Festival in Nice, French Riviera

Venue : Saint JosephChurch, city of Nice
Artistic Directeur & Choir Master: Mr. Albert Tosan
Participants: Amateurs Choirs (adults, young people and children)
Repertoire: Classic Sacred Music, Gospel or Negro Spiritual
Commun song: « Canticorum Jubilo » (extract of Josua) – G.F. Haendel

 

Thursday: NICE city

Arrival in Nice, check in at hotel in the heart of Nice.
Evening: dinner in option, free time for a stroll on the famous “Promenade des Anglais” that borders the Bay of Angels.
Overnight at hotel.

Friday: NICE city

Breakfast at hotel.
Morning: 3h00 panoramic tour (with your coach OR rental private local coach by Destinations Choeurs) of Nice with a professional English or German speaking qualified guide, ending with a walking tour in Old Nice. Along the “Promenade des Anglais”, where we admire the monuments of the “Belle Epoque” as the prestigious Negresco hotel, we see the Orthodox Church, then the district of Cimiez with the Franciscan church and rose garden, the archaeological site of Roman Arena and the Matisse Museum. In the old city, one admires the colorful houses, narrow streets and plots, the Holy Church, etc… and finally the famous flower market.
Spontaneous song during your guided visit.

Free lunchtime.

2:00pm: transfer from hotel to Eze and visit the Fragonard Perfumery. Back to Nice (nearly 2h30)

After this excursion, we suggest you the free visit of Palais Lascaris Instrument Museum (closed at 6:00pm), entrance fee NOT included.

Other visits and excursions in the surroundings of Nice: ask us for information.

Evening, dinner in option.
8:00pm or 8:30pm: friendly concert with a local choir in a church of Nice or surroundings, then « meet and greet » refreshment.
Back to your hotel.
Overnight at hotel.

Saturday: NICE city

Breakfast at hotel.
Free morning.
Free lunchtime.

From 3:00pm: Festival of Choir Song. All choirs participating will sing in Saint Joseph Church in Nice city (Total time per choir: 20 minutes).
The festival will end with the common song “Canticorum Jubilo” (Haendel) and the graduation ceremony.

8:00 to 11:00 pm: Closing dinner for all participants in a typical restaurant with the cuisine of Nice (3 course-menu including drinks, except all extras to be paid on the spot)
Overnight at hotel.

Sunday: NICE – departure or extension

Breakfast at hotel. Possibility to participate in a morning Catholic Mass.
End of services.

 

Program subject to change for any organizational needs.

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