From 4 to 14 July, the official World Choir Village will be hosted by Market@theSheds, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Gauteng, and recently voted the #1 fun thing to do in Tshwane. The venue is the Hellenic Community grounds on the corner of Roper and Lynnwood Streets.
Open from 10h00 to 21h00 every day, the World Choir Village will be a central point between the various choir performance venues of the World Choir Games. The Village will host at least three Friendship Concerts as part of the official program, together with vibrant art, design and crafts stalls, a collection of gourmet food trucks, a full bar service with local craft beers, wine, cocktails and coffee.
Big screens will display live choir and soccer feeds, and there will be performances by local musicians, pop-up art exhibitions and an open stage where any choir can perform in an informal, festive atmosphere. Rehearsal space for choirs can also be booked at the venue and at registration.
This is the place to be for social interaction, entertainment and networking with choirs from around the world. Visitors to the World Choir Village can look forward to an exciting showcase of the Colours of the Capital with local foodies, designers, artists and musicians combining efforts to give visitors a true experience of the city and its people. Combined with the richness of cultures and voices from around the world, this will make for a must-do 11-day event.
The World Choir Village is open from 10h00 to 21h00 every day. Entrance is R50. There will be FREE and SAFE parking adjacent to the venue, as well as links with available transport and taxi services.There will be FREE and SAFE parking adjacent to the venue, as well as links with available transport and taxi services.
Villagers can catch the Choir Village Taxi to and from any official World Choir Games venue at R20 pp. Groups of up to 14 people can also book the taxi for a day and tour the city at their leisure for R3500. For special requests and group bookings for the Choir Village Taxi, WhatsApp of Phone +27727566525.
Venue location: Greek Orthodox Church (Hellenic Community), 37 Lynnwood Road (corner Roper), Brooklyn, Pretoria https://goo.gl/maps/Gq4zhxN9p7N2.