Bloemfontein Childrens Choir

...where singing is pure joy

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Achievements & Awards

Some of the achievements and awards of the choir

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  • 2016: Performed on invitation on the Big Stage reserved for outstanding artists in Disney World, Orlando
  • 2016: 2nd Place in the 'Folk & Traditional Song' Category in the International Choral Kathaumixw Festival in Powell River, Canada
  • 2013: Slovenia, Austria, Germany and Belgium and received standing ovations at all performances. In Dome Church in Salzburg the choir performed in front of an audience of 6 000 and received a standing ovation for the performance.
  • 2011: Krakow Advent Choral Competition and allocated more than 80% and rated amongst the top 11 choirs.
  • 2010: Accompanied Andre Rieu on South African Tour
  • 2009: 70th celebration of the Adolf Fredrik Music School in Sweden - Five hundred guest choral singers joined the 1 100 pupils in a choir festival of unprecedented proportions.
  • 2008: Songbridge event in Wakayama, Japan with only three other internationally recognized choirs.
  • 2006: Christmas Concerts in Belgium.
  • 2004: performed with the famous Male Choir of St Petersburg.
  • 2002: 2nd performance with the Mormon Tabernacle choir.
  • In 2002 winner at the Children's Universal Choir Festival, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
  • A first place at the 50th Europees Muziekfestival voor de Jeugd, Neerpelt, Belgium.
  • October/ November 2000: Third place in the choir competition held in Tola, Spain.
  • 2000: Two Silver Medals at the First World Choir Olympics in Linz, Austria.
  • In July 1998 the third prize in the children's choir section and the overall prize in all categories for the best interpretation of a composition after 1945 at the Béla Bartok competition in Debrecen, Hungary.
  • In July 1998 the first prize in the children's choir section at the 27th International Music festival, Vienna.
  • In May 1998 the first prize in their category at the 46th Europees Muziekfestival voor de Jeugd, Neerpelt, Belgium.
  • In 1996 performed with the Mormon Tabernacle choir in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • In 1996 the second prize in the International Choral Kathaumixw Festival in Powell River, Canada.
  • In 1991 and 1996 the Bloemfontein Institution of the Year.
  • In 1991 the Prix du Public Prize at the 27th International Choir competition, Montreux, Switzerland.
  • In 1994 partipated in the first International Youth Festival in England.
  • In 1994 only children's choir honoured with the highest award to the classified as 'excellent'.