The Hong Kong Children’s Choir

The Hong Kong Children’s Choir

The Hong Kong Children’s Choir (HKCC) was founded in 1969 as a registered non-profit-making charitable organization. HKCC is now the biggest choir in the world and has grown into a diversified arts organization for children. 

HKCC performs overseas each year, gaining an international reputation as the “Little Goodwill Singing Ambassadors” and “one of the best children’s choirs in the world”. HKCC was named “China’s Top Ten Children Chorus” in 2003 and won the prestigious ‘Award of the Audience’ at the ‘Vivace 2006 International Choir Festival’ in Hungary. In 2008, the choir was awarded the ‘Gold Cup’ at ‘Shanghai International Children’s Chorus Festival’. In 2014, HKCC is selected by the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) as one of the IFCM Ambassadors for 2013 to 2015. The Choir was invited to perform in the 2014 ‘10th World Symposium on Choral Music’ in South Korea, 2015 'The 1st IFCM World Choral Expo' in Macau, 2016 '4th Shenzhen Choral Festival', 2017 '6th China Children’s Choral Festival' in Zhaoqing, 2018 '2nd Shenzhen x Hong Kong x Macau Art & Culture Exchange Festival' Closing Ceremony in Shenzhen and '2018 Kulangsu Choral Festival' Opening Ceremony in Xiamen.

Apart from touring abroad, HKCC also actively participates in local charitable events, including the 2003 ‘All for Love' fundraising concert for We Care Education Fund established for children who lost their parents in SARS, 2008 fundraising music marathon for UNICEF to help children after the Sichuan earthquake and 2010 ‘Qinghai Earthquake Relief Fundraising Concert’ for World Vision Hong Kong to help earthquake victims in Qinghai, 'Carol Singing Festival 2011 Sing for Our Next Generation Charity Concert' for the Child Development Matching Fund, 2012 'Bridge of Love Fundraising Concert' for Suen Mei Speech & Hearing Centre which serves children with hearing impairment, 2017 fundraising concert at Sydney City Recital Hall for the cancer support service organization in Australia – CanRevive.

There are numbers of joint performances between HKCC and the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra including ‘Have Fun with Chinese Music’ (2003), ‘Richard Tsang & HKCO’ (2009) and the musical theatre for the family, ‘Fantastic Gods and Spirits of China’ (2014), ‘Forty Years with Hong Kong’ (2017). HKCC also took part in many historical moments of Hong Kong, including the Hong Kong Handover Ceremony in 1997, various performances to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s reunification with China in 2007, series of performances celebrating the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the East Asian Games in 2009, as well as events celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of HKSAR in 2017 etc.

This year, celebrating its Golden Jubilee, HKCC will present the Asia Pacific Choral Summit in Hong Kong from 21 July to 25 July, a platform for elites in the region to exchange and enhance the development of choral music in the Asia Pacific. A series of events including concerts, workshops, conferences and meetings, open rehearsals, Music Expo as well as the Final of Hong Kong Choral Conducting Competition will be held during the Choral Summit.