A voluntary choir group from Aizawl, Mizo Cardinal Choir won silver at the World Choir Games held on Saturday in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mizo Cardinal Choir was constituted in 2012 by enthused choir fans of Aizawl
The Mizo Cardinal Choir won the Asia Pacific Choir Games last year and qualified to participate in the World Choir Competition. The choir from Mizoram won silver medal in the mixed chamber choir category.
World Choir Games is regarded as the official international choir competition and has been the yardstick for ranking choirs from around the world. The tenth edition of the World Choir Games concluded on Saturday at the elite Tshwane neighbourhood in Johannesburg, South Africa.
All members voluntarily devoted their time to the choir and won the Asia Pacific Choir Games last year at Kuala Lumpur. They are the first to achieve the feat from India.
Mizoram Youth Commission Chairman and MLA of Lunglei East constituency Joseph Lalhimpuia said he was proud of the Mizo Cardinal Choir and sent his regards and congratulatory note to the choir.
Mizoram might be a small State, but yet the talents of the State have often put India on the global map, Joseph Lalhimpuia said.