Date: 19 April 2017
The 4th Asia Pacific Choir Games announced last week that three Iranian troupes will participate in the event, which will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 21 to 28 October 2017.
The groups are the Tonal Choir, Avaye Mahan Choir and Peace Choir.
Founded by the Tonal Music Academy in 2014, the Tonal Choir is conducted by Milad Omranlu. It is Iran’s representative in the World Choir Council.
The group is scheduled to perform works by contemporary Iranian and international composers.
Avaye Mahan Choir is under the direction of Nima Fatehi. The troupe won awards at the Canta Al Mar International Choir Festival in Barcelona in October 2015.
Mohamadreza Purmoqaddam is the leader of the Peace Choir, an a cappella group that focuses mainly on European classical music.
So far, 41 groups from around the world have registered for the event. The deadline for registration is 24 April 2017.
Source: Tehran Times