Emirates EKlectic choir wins two awards
DUBAI: Emirates cabin crew members have shown that their skills extend far beyond the skies, with its EKlectic choir winning two prizes at ChoirFest Middle East 2016.
The group, which comprises Emirates cabin crew from eight countries including the UK, Ireland, Australia, Surinam, the Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal and Spain won the coveted "Best Corporate Choir" and "Runner-Up for the Best Choir" awards.
The group is drawn from the 23,000-strong cabin crew with backgrounds as diverse as doctors, lawyers, engineers, and teachers. Emirates has been supporting ChoirFest Middle East for the last two years. ChoirFest is an annual festival in Dubai which celebrates the rich diversity of choral music in the region. It features performances by choirs of all musical traditions and gives educational opportunities to singers and conductors through workshops and masterclasses with some of the world's top choral groups and conductors.