July 25, 2016: Taganrog Municipal Choir "Lik" participated in the largest choir competition in the world, organized by Interkultur Foundation. The 9th edition of the World Choir Games (also known as Choir Olympics) was held for the first time in Russia.
More than 12 thousand participants representing 283 choirs and 76 countries from all continents of the world came to Sochi.
Taganrog municipal chamber choir became participant of the World Choir Games' first stage upon the recommendations given by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and All-Russian Choral Society. LIK performed popular music in six foreign languages at the gala concert given at Sochi's Festivalny music hall on July 10.
Thanks to support of Taganrog Local Government, LIK became the only group of artists from Rostov Oblast to participate in the Wold Choir Games. Taganrog municipal chamber choir led by Alexey Loginov demonstrated the world community singing and choir traditions of the Don, once again establishing Taganrog as the cultural capital of Rostov region.