Emi­rates EKlec­tic choir wins two awards

The Pak Banker - - COMPANIES/BOSS -

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.

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