… Hosted by the VIC Chinese Cultural Association

"World Peace Choral Festival"When: 27th July 2011, 11:30-12:30

Venue: VIC Plaza

This concert is a part of The World Peace Choral Festival

On Wednesday, July 27th 2011, the Vienna International Center will be once again the stage for children’s and youth choirs from around the world. Under the slogan “Coming together to sing, Singing for a better future”, and under the patronage of Dr. Heinz Fischer, the federal president of Austria, the young participants of the festival will visit VIC again and perform on the central square (VIC Plaza, beside the fountain).

All VIC staff, Embassies and Permanent Missions are welcome to the event! All external visitors, including the Embassy’s, Permanent Missions and staff member’s dependents and friends, who do not hold the valid ground passes to the VIC, as well as local and international press and media.

About The World Peace Choral Festival

The World Peace Choral Festival celebrated its premiere in August 2010. International children’s and youth choirs sang together for peace. Choirs that participated in the founding of the festival were, among others, the Prague Philharmonic Children’s Choir, the Vienna Boys’ Choir, singers from the Calgary Boys Choir of Canada, DO-RE-MI Children´s Choir from Tyrol, the Pielachtaler Children’s Choir, and seven choirs from China. During the festival, a new children’s choir, namely: the World Peace Choir (WPC) was established under the leadership of Gerald Wirth, the artistic director of the famous Vienna Boys’ Choir. In the coming years, The WPC will travel around the world to give concerts promoting world peace.

For more information please visit www.wpcf.at and www.thebestofviennablog.com