The Choir of Polish Miners Douai Welcome!

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The Polish Miners Choir of Douai was created in 1947. Around 40 people, mainly coming from the Polish immigration during the 1920s, now constitute the choir.At the beginning, the repertoire was made up of folkloric and religious songs, but Henri KIKOS, the music director since 1993, has enriched it, while keeping this rich cultural heritage.

Nowadays the choir can boast about singing songs of the XIV and XVth centuries, or even baroque, classical, Romantic or contemporary music. The choir doesn’t hesitate to join other groups to perform great works such as Campra or Cherubini’s requiems. Keeping the state of mind of former Orpheon’s choirs, ie. constituting a brotherly and yet modern choir, is our ambition.

All together… lets’ sing in unison.

We hope you’ll enjoy visiting our website. Amateur singers, you’ll always be most welcome during our rehearsals on Wednesdays, at 6 p.m. The room is on the second floor of the Maison des Associations Andris, Camille Guerin Street, in Douai.

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CHOIRS OF MEN TRURO (England, Cornwall)

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27th April to 1st May 2017

From 27th April to 1rst May 2017
We shall take part to the International festival of men choirs in Truro (Cornwall, England) : from 27th April to 1rst May 2017
70 choirs of 13 nationalities from all over the world.
The singers will sing on the occasion of 50 events in 40 places in Cornwall.
22 choirs will be in competition in 3 categories.
Website :  www.cimcf.uk/


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TV News

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Report on Polish folklore: (WEO TV broadcast on 8 or 9 March around 6:30 p.m.)

Choir of Polish miners Douai under the eye of the camera WEO regional television channel North Pas-de-Calais. v

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Thanks to Xu Yue our pianist

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We are proud and happy to let you know that our musical accompanist Miss Xu Yue has passed, Friday, June 19, 2015, consideration of the purpose of studies at the National School of Music in Paris.
Xu Yue miss that accompanied us brilliantly for more than 6 years, now back in his home country, China.
We wish him every success in his professional life.
With thanks and with all our loving thoughts


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