Singing the praises of our local champs; GAMES HANDOVER: Special choir to hail our Olympic and Paralympic athletes at event.
Byline: By Warren Manger manger
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A SPECIAL choir has been assembled to sing the praises of Olympic and Paralympic heroes from Coventry and Warwickshire.
Thirty of the region's best choral cho·ral
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2. Performed or written for performance by a chorus.
[Medieval Latin chor singers will perform in University Square, Coventry city centre, on Sunday, August 24.
The event will mark the handover n. 1. The act of relinquishing property or authority etc. to another; as, the handover of occupied territory to the original posssessors; the handover of power from the military back to the civilian authorities s>. from Beijing to London at the end of the current games.
The choir was picked following auditions at Methodist Central Hall Methodist Central Hall may refer to:
Lee House, events co-ordinator for Coventry City Council, said: "We have assembled a fantastic group of singers and we are sure they will make Coventry and Warwickshire proud. The auditions went really well and we were thrilled thrill
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2. To give great pleasure to; delight. See Synonyms at enrapture. by the number of people that attended.
"They blended very quickly and at the end of the workshop there was a really good sound."
The Olympic Handover celebration is being organised by the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership for the 2012 Games, which aims to ensure the region makes the most of the opportunities presented by the games.
Among the highlights of the celebration will be a parade of past Olympians and Paralympians from Coventry and Warwickshire.
A successful appeal by the 2012 Partnership has already tracked down 70 former Olympians and Paralympians from the region.
Any others who have not yet been in touch and would like to take part in the event should phone Suki Rai on 024 7630 8242 or e-mail CWLegends@cswp.org.uk.
The event will also feature a street carnival carnival, communal celebration, especially the religious celebration in Catholic countries that takes place just before Lent. Since early times carnivals have been accompanied by parades, masquerades, pageants, and other forms of revelry that had their origins in performance and a big screen showing the Olympic handover live from Beijing.
IN FINE VOICE... Shereece Pemberton, of the Black Voices choir, leads Coventry and Warwickshire's new Olympic choir during a training workshop.