Dear friends of choral music,

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7 the "Förderkreis Internationale Chortage Mainhausen" (FICM) will organize the internationally recognized choir days in Mainhausen again. Thus FICM accomplishes already for the tenth time a choir competition with international participation.

During the last nine Choir Days we were able to welcome more than 7,000 participants from over 2
5 different nations. It is of great pleasure to look back at the outstanding performances during the highly competitive competitions and unforgettable prize winners' concerts at the end of each Choir Days.

Mainhausen, with its seven choirs, has a special place in Germany's music and choir scene and often hosts international top choirs from all parts of the world. The

th International Choir Days Mainhausen 2017 hoepfully again will attract many enthusiastic music friends to Mainhausen. Welcome!

Ruth Disser, mayor of Mainhausen