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Amazing Concert of LOBOC Choir at ISL
Posted 22/06/2017 13:54

On June 22 the LOBOC Children's Choir performed for the LS and US an amazing concert. The Loboc Children's Choir was founded in 1980 in the small town of Loboc, the “Music Town” of the province of Bohol, Philippines. In its twenty-three years of existence, the Choir has held concerts all over the world is at the moment on a European Tour.

The Loboc Children's Choir became the National Champion in the category of Children's Choirs during the National Music Competitions for Young Artists in 2001. These competitions are the most prestigious music competitions in the Philippines. And not for the first time: they garnered the same First Prize in 1993 and 1995.

In 2000, it represented the country during the International Children's Culture and Arts Festival in Tianjin, China, and held concerts in Beijing and Hong Kong. In 1996, in a concert dubbed, "On Angels' Wings: From Bohol to the World", the choir toured key cities in the United States. It has performed with the World Youth Orchestra during its concerts in Bohol and Cebu in 1999, and with the University of Santo Tomas Symphony Orchestra. As a 'cultural treasure' of the Province, the group often sings for visiting dignitaries, and local and foreign tourists. Its concert repertoire is a combination of classical, folk, modern and children's songs.

Take a look at some more pictures here!

 

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