Day 8-9:Final Days in Riga

No trip is complete without having a bit of fun! Our final two days in Riga were spent exploring the city.  We conquered the competitions, additional performances and the awards ceremonies were behind us. It was time...

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Day 6-7: Pop Competition

Competition Day 1 and our big Stars of the World Choir Games Concert were conquered the day before, and the group was ready to conquer its second day of competition in the Pop Music category. After yet another delicious...

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Day 5-6: Gospel Competition

Three sound checks: two for both the Gospel and Pop competitions and one for the Stars of the World Choir Games Concert First competition of the trip, the Gospel Category. VOU was one of 6 choirs in this category....

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Day 4: Preparations for Competition

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Today was deemed a day of rest, meditation and spiritual preparation for the task at hand: the competitions! We ate breakfast in the hotel again, today. After breakfast, the entire travel group, students, and adult leaders,...

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Day 3 Highlight Video

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  See all of the pictures and hourly updates from trip on our Facebook page. You can also follow our journey live on Twitter and Instagram as well as our hashtag #VoicesofUnityRIGA!

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Day 3: Friendship Concert and Parade of Nations

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Our first full day in Riga was absolutely AMAZING! It contained several moments where we literally had the chance to experience snapshots of the world, live and in living color! The day began with breakfast in the...

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Day 1 & 2: Traveling to Riga

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By Stephanie Woodson Sveiki! (Hello!) from Riga! It is now 2:54 AM in the city of Riga (7:55 PM at home in Fort Wayne), and we have conquered our first night in Latvia. Although the mental and emotional journey began...

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Voices of Unity Departing for Riga, Latvia for World Choir Games

The Voices of Unity Youth Choir (VOUYC) is preparing to make history, again, by traveling to the 8th World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia! This will be the third time the choir has participated in this global event, and will...

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Voices of Unity Choir Impresses New York City at Carnegie Hall

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Fort Wayne’s Voices of Unity traveled to New York City over the second half of last week to partake in a number of exciting events that culminated in an impressive performance at the world renowned Carnegie Hall. The...

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Day 5: Heading Home

Our last day in New York started early. Although the performance at Carnegie Hall was done, there was still plenty of reason for excitement. We were scheduled to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island! Everyone was...

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