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International Choir Festival in Nice, French Riviera, France – 17/20.10.2024

  • Date International Choir Festival in Nice, French Riviera, France – 17/20.10.2024 from 17.10.2024 to 20.10.2024
  • Date International Choir Festival in Nice, French Riviera, France – 17/20.10.2024 Nice, French Riviera, France
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The city center of Nice on the French Riviera is now classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take advantage of your participation in the Nice festival to visit this endearing city and meet choirs from other countries and cultures. Albert Tosan, conductor of Voix de Nice and Chœur de La Roche invites you to share very good times.

Festival open to amateur choirs of all levels (children, young people and adults, women, men, mixed) with a Liturgical repertoire, preferably sacred classical music, Gospel or Negro Spiritual (concerts organized in Catholic places).

The main point will be the festival held in Sainte Réparate Cathedral in the old part of Nice or Saint Joseph church.

The Common Song is the Cantoricum Jubilae (from Joshua) – G.F. Handel

Dates : from Thursday 17.12.24 to Sunday 20.12.2024

Program 4 days / 3 nights

Thursday – Arrival in Nice

Check-in at hotel at your arrival in Nice. Opening Ceremony ath the Mediterranean Universitary Centre from 6:30pm.

Optional dinnertime. Hotel accommodation.

Friday – Nice

Breakfast at hotel.

Morning : guided visit of the Old Nice.

Optionnal lunchtime.

Afternoon : freetime or possibility of organizing the excursion and visit of a perfumery in Eze.

Evening : friendly joint concert with a local choir in a church in Nice, followed by a Friendship drink.

Hotel accommodation.

Saturday – Nice

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning : reception at the Town Hall of Nice with the official representatives.

Free lunch.

Afternoon, Festival of Choral Song, in the presence of Albert Tosan, Choir Master of the Voices of Nice. Each choir will perform in the Saint Joseph Church or similar (duration 20 to 30 minutes for each choir including going up on stage and coming down) in front of the Nice public. The festival ends with the common song “Canticorum Jubilo” (Handel) and the graduation.

Evening, from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.: Closing dinner for all participants in a typical restaurant with Nice cuisine.

Hotel accommodation.

Sunday – Departure or extension

Breakfast at the hotel.

Opportunity of participating in a Mass (on request)

Departure from the hotel.

End of services.

Standard program subject to change for organizational reasons and number of participants.

Extension or reduction of stay: contact us.

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