A VOYAGE OF SONGS

Victoria Choral Academy & Fortune Travels

proudly presents the 10th Anniversary of

A VOYAGE OF SONGS

International Choral Festival, 6th – 9th December 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.

This festival was first held in Genting Highlands (Malaysia) in 2003, Shah Alam (Malaysia) in 2005, Pattaya (Thailand) in 2007, Penang (Malaysia) in 2009 and Zhuhai (China) in 2011. All 5 festivals took place successfully with more than 6000 participants from all over the world. This time, in order to achieve even greater heights, this festival will be targeting more than 2000 participants.

The objective of its organisers is to promote greater appreciation of choral music, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, through an exchange of music and culture between choristers from different countries and the various judges. This would strengthen the choral movement in the region and establish friendships among the participants.

Past participating choirs includes Cantemus Girls Choir (UK), Estonian TV Children’s Choir (Estonia), Novo Concertante Manila (Philippines), Victoria Junior College Choir (Singapore), The Australia Voices Ensemble (Australia), St. Stephen’s Girls College Choir (Hong Kong), Taipei Philharmonic Children’s Choir (Taiwan), Karangturi Choir (Indonesia) and many more.

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand. Usually known in its short name in Thai as Krung Thep meaning “city of angels”, the full name however is called

“Krung thep mahanakhon amorn ratanakosin mahintharayutthaya mahadilok popnoparat ratchathani burirom udomratchanivetmahasathan amornpiman avatarnsathit sakkathattiyavisnukarmprasit”

an English rendering goes like this:

“The city of angels, the great city, the residence of the Emerald Buddha, the impregnable city of Ayutthaya of God Indra, the grand capital of the world endowed with nine precious gems, the happy city, abounding in an enormous Royal Palace that resembles the heavenly abode where reigns the reincarnated god, a city given by Indra and built by Vishnukarn.”

And it is listed as the world’s longest location name by the Guinness Book of Records.

Considered to be one of the world’s tourist hotspots, Bangkok is Thailand’s major tourist gateway. The city boasts some of the country’s most visited historical venues such as the Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Wat Arun.

Bangkok also boasts some of the best shopping malls and night markets in the region where visitors can purchase a vast range of merchandise from the latest fashions, IT products to local handicrafts and exotic foods.

Come visit the city that is full of magnificence and charm where visitors are able to explore cultures, visit histories, taste the exotic and enjoy the vibrancy of life.

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