May 18, 2019

Get a sneak preview of Laulupidu 2019 performed by Kooskõlas at St Stephen’s church

They have put in months of work to prepare for XXVII Laulupidu – the epic singing festival that marks 150 years since the first “party of singing” was held in 1869 to celebrate 50 years from abolishing slavery. This was initiated by the choir “Vanemuine” at the instigation of Johann Voldemar Jannsen.

Estonians may not have big soccer stadiums but the Tallinn singing stadium is pretty impressive drawing in tens of thousands of viewers (photo by Andres Tarto)

Before Kooskõlas singers head off to Estonia, there will be one more get-together to perform the full repertoire they have been learning – note by note, vowel by vowel.

Everyone is invited to come along and experience the XXVII Laulupidu getting a taster of songs that will be heard at the singing festival in Estonia.

Choir Kooskõlas (which means harmony) has been practicing in the Sydney Estonian House every month

When:
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Doors open at 3.00 pm
3.30 pm start

Where:
St Stephen’s Church
197 Macquarie Street, Sydney

Tickets:

At the door (cash only)
$25 general / $15 seniors / $10 12yo and under

Pre-book
$20 general / $15 seniors / $10 12yo and under


We thank our supporters:

  • Estonian Society of Sydney
  • AESL
  • EAK
  • Melbourne and Brisbane
  • Estonian Societies
  • Brisbane Baltic Choir
  • SES Kunsti ja Käsitööring

This event is on Facebook here
Contact: [email protected]

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