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Manila Chamber Singers (MCS) in Canberra 04-10 November 2013

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The Embassy is announcing the arrival of the Manila Chamber Singers (MCS) in Canberra on Monday, 04 November 2013 for the Canberra Leg of the Group’s 6th International Australian Tour. They will be in Canberra until 10 November 2013.

They have performed in Brisbane and will also perform in Sydney.

MCS is one of the Philippines’ most promising choral groups and was founded in 1999 with the aim of showcasing the best of Filipino choral artistry to audiences all over the world.

Since then, the choir has travelled to several countries to participate in choral competitions and festivals. They were the first Asian choir to participate in the Sine Musica Nulla Vita International Choir Festival in Egeln, Germany in 2011. In 2012, the MCS had their first Canadian tour in British Columbia, and won First Prize in the Folk and and Cultural Traditions category, First Prize in the Contemporary Choral Music category and Second Prize in the Adult Mixed Choir category at the 15th International Choral Kathaumixw in Powell River.

Following are the Group’s Performances in Canberra:

  • Tuesday, 05 Nov., 9:00-10:00am- Ngunnawal Primary School;
  • Wednesday, 06 Nov., 12:30-1:30pm-Public Performance at Garema Place, Alinga St., Canberra City;
  • Wednesday, 06 Nov., 5:30pm-7:45pm-Concert for the Diplomatic Corps organized by the Embassy (by invitation) at the Wesley Music Centre;
  • Thursday, 07 Nov. , 12:30pm-1:00pm-Public Performance at Canberra Shopping Centre, Level 2 (public lounge area adjacent to Forever New Shop);
  • Thursday, 07 Nov., 7:00-8:30pm-FCCACT Community Concert at the Wesley Music Centre;
  • Friday, 08 Nov., 1:00-1:30pm-Performance at Radford College, 1 College St., Bruce;
  • Friday, 08 No., 7:00-8:00pm-Performance for ANUFA/PSG at the Manning Clarke Theatre, ANU (by invitation); and
  • Saturday, 09 Nov., Lunchtime-Guest appearance at the Multicultural Event at Civic.

The Embassy is inviting all kababayans and friends to extend support to the Manila Chamber Singers by attending and enjoying their various public performances in Canberra.

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