Young American's singing dreams come true in Latvia
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 00:58
A young American's singing dream comes true in Latvia at the World Choir Games, considered the 'Olympics' of choir music. Mana Rabiee reports.
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Choral sounds echo in Riga, Latvia.
In concert halls, in parks and squares, the choir music can be heard everywhere.
No less than 27,000 singers have come here for the 8th World Choir Games.
Singers from 74 countries spanning 5 continents.
Including Charles Cilek from the United States.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) CHOIR SINGER FROM USA, CHARLES CILEK, SAYING:
"It is amazing. This is like a dream. This is our dream. We've been working towards this for two years now and now over here it is beyond our wildest expectations."
The World Choir Games are considered the 'Olympics" of choir music.
This year's event is being described as the biggest so far.
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