Song and Dance Festival
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   Chior Contest

According to the assessment by the committee of judges after the first and the second stage of the choir contest, following choirs have been advanced to the final stage of the contest that will take place on July 27:

In Kurzeme
Tukums District Teachers' Choir VANEMA, conductor Romāns Vanags
Talsi Evangelical Lutheran Church's Mixed Choir, conductors Benita Paegle and Normunds Priednieks
Liepāja Folk Art and Culture Centre Women's Choir AIJA, conductor Gunta Vite
Roja County Mixed Choir ROJA, conductor Jānis Kivils

In Latgale
Rēzekne Youth Choir EZERZEME, conductors Ēriks Čudars, Anda Lipska, Rota Salmiņa
Daugavpils Latvian Culture Centre's Mixed Choir DAUGAVA, conductor Jevgenijs Ustinskovs

In Vidzeme
Valmiera Mixed Choir VALMIERA, conductor Guntars Ķirsis
Ogre Women's Choir RASA, conductor Aira Birziņa
Cēsis Palace Choir, conductor Marika Austruma
Baldone Youth Choir, conductor Brigita Kalniņa
Ogre City Mixed Choir OGRE, conductor Jānis Zirnis

In Zemgale
Dobele District Teachers' Choir SIDRABE, conductor Jānis Zirnis
Jelgava Chamber Choir MĪTAVA, conductor Agija Pizika

In Riga
Women's Choir DZINTARS, conductor Aira Birziņa
Riga Culture and Folk Art Centre's MAZĀ ĢILDE Youth Choir BALSIS, conductors Agita Ikauniece and Ints Teterovskis
Riga State 1st Secondary School's Youth Choir KAMĒR…, conductor Māris Sirmais
Riga Technical University Men's Choir GAUDEAMUS, conductor Ivars Cinkuss
Riga Latvian Society House Women's Choir AUSMA, conductor Jānis Zirnis
Riga Culture and Folk Art Centre's MAZĀ ĢILDE Youth Choir SONORE, conductor Mārtiņš Ozoliņš.

Translated by Nanete Neimane