The Jakarta Youth Choir team under the Jakarta Youth and Sports Agency (Dispora), won achievements at the 2020 Consorco Corale Internazionale Roma event.
" The COVID-19 pandemic has not discouraged our young people from working and making Jakarta and Indonesia proud in the international arena"
Jakarta Dispora Head Achmad Firdaus felt grateful and proud of the achievements. It is one of the enthusiasm and role models for young people in Jakarta to continue to be creative and achieve even in a pandemic situation.
"The COVID-19 pandemic has not discouraged our young people from working and making Jakarta and Indonesia proud in the international arena," he expressed, Tuesday (12/22).
In the meantime, Jakarta Youth Choir Founder and Coach who also served as Division Head of Youth Empowerment Ponirin Ariadi Limbong added, the event took place virtually on December 19-20.
"There are 40 participants from Italy, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Colombia, Cuba, Ukraine, Belarus, France, Belgium, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Indonesia," he explained.
He explained the Jakarta Youth Choir won the grand prix and four of the six categories contested. While for other categories managed to come out as runner up and 2nd runner up.
"Our gold medals come from four categories, namely Tradizional Music category, Choreographic Folklore, Polyphonic, Music Male Choir and Pop-Modern-World Fussion. This achievement was enhanced by winning the main category or Grand Prix Winner with a score of 29.5 out of a total of 30 points," he described.
He went on to say that they had previously won dozens of prestigious achievements at the national and international levels.
"This year, we should have been invited to participate in the World Choir Games in Belgium. But it was postponed next year, because of the pandemic," he stated.
Here are the achievements of the Jakarta Youth Choir at the 2020 Consorco Corale Internazionale Roma:
1. Category Winner of Tradizional Music
2. Category Winner of Choreographic Folklore
3. Category Winner of Polyphonic Music Male Choir
4. Category Winner of Pop-Modern-World Fussion
5. The 1st Runner Up of Polyphonic Music Youth Choir & Ensamble
6. The 2nd Runner Up of Polyphonic Music Mixed Choir & Ensamble
7. Grand Prix Winner of 2020 Consorco Corale Internazionale Roma