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The flame of the Song and Dance Celebration
Tallinn

XXV Song and XVIII Dance Celebration „Breathe As One"


This year's Celebration had the biggest participation since regaining the independence of the Republic of Estonia in 1991.

At the Celebration there were over 37 000 singers, dancers and musicians. Unofficially, 153 900 tickets were sold both for dance and song concerts during three days long celebration. All three dance concerts were sold out, each for 11 300 seats. The first concert of song celebration brought together 52 000 spectators, at the second, today's concert the number of the audience according to the ticket sales was 68 000 (singers, dancers, musicians, teachers and conductors uncounted).

At this year's Song and Dance Celebration 864 choirs and brass orchestras with 26 430 singers and musicians performed along with 534 dance and gymnastic groups with 7460 dancers and gymnasts. In addition to Estonian singers and dancers, 41 foreign collectives with 1340 singers participated at the celebration. There were singers and dancers from USA, Canada, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Great Britain, Finland, Denmark, Ukraine, Russia and Hungary.

XXVI Song and XIX Dance Celebration will take place July 4-6, 2014 in Tallinn.

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