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Breizh Choirs Championship 2017

affiche championnat 2017Third category : good quality level
The good quality of the performances provided by 
Les Choralines-Korholen (Guérande country), Kan ar Vro (Nantes), Anna Vreizh (Nantes), Aber al Liger (St Nazaire), Orvez (Orvault) has been pointed out by the members of the jury, as well as the step forward made by Kan Izel Vor. 

Second catégory : Kanerien ar Goëlo goes up in first category
In second category, the good quality was there, too, and you can tell by seeing the notes of the choirs, so close : 

Kanerien ar Goëlo   St Quay Portrieux   Directed by Louise Izem   16,23/20 
Kanerien Bro Lokorn   Locronan  Directed by Martine Le Samedy   15,75/20 
Mouez Rosko  Roscoff  Directed by Rose-Marie Josien  15,72/20 

The Creation Price goes to Kanerien Bro Lokorn, for the song "Ma gwezenn kaer" lyrics by Pierre Plougonven, music by Martine Le Samedy.
Whith a note above 16/20, Kanerien ar Goëlo is allowed to take part in fisrt category next year. 

First category championship on friday july 14th
The first category championaship will occure in the Family Hall of Landerneau during Kann al Loar festival.
With the choirs :
Kan Awen (Brest)
Hekleo (Landerneau)
Gwalarn Uhel (Ploudalmézeau)
Mouezh Paotred Breizh (Bretagne)
Paotred Pagan (Plounéour trez)
Mouezh Bro Konk & Kanerien sant Meryn (Concarneau and Plomelin)



Kanomp Breizh rewarded by Bro Gozh Price 2016

remise prix bro gozh Photo : Ouest-France

Jean-Pierre Thomin has received Bro Gozh Price 2016 in the name of Kanomp Breizh, during the 35th Breizh a Gan.
The price has been given to him by Lena Louarn, second-president of Regional Council of Brittany, for Kanomp Breizh, in the name of the breton singing choirs.
This price underlined the importance of the work achieved by the choirs during the course of the last century in favour of our national anthem Bro Gozh Ma Zadou. 
On this occasion, it has been recalled how much this song, shared by Bretons with the Welsh, the Cornish and the Khasi people, is a song of unity of all those who feel breton by the blood, the heart or the circumstances. And it is a song of omening to the world as well.
Kanomp Breizh is very proud to share the price with all its members ! 

A new book for december : Yvonne Breilly-Le Calvez's life

biographie Yvonne BreillyYvonne Breilly-Le Calvez : Brittany, poetry and choirs

This little book recounts the amazing life of a great woman in choral singing world  : Yvonne Breilly-Le Calvez. Throughout the pages, the authors, coordinated by Yvon Trinquet, unwind the thread of Dirinon's young girl's life (29), who always kept in mind the breton hymns sing in her parrish. We follow the life of the schoolteacher, the one of the choir conductor, and we discover her  world of creation, with an imagination fed by breton poetry.  
Bilingual book :  breton / french. Translated by Jean-Pierre Thomin
Publication in december 2016.
Price : 7€ , 9€ after publication. 

To order, please download the subscription form, and send it back, completed and accompanied with your check, to fédération Kanomp Breizh. 

Kanomp Breizh's Calendar 2017

20/05/2017 Choirs of Brittany Championship
3rd category " Audition"
                       Choirs from Loire-Atlantique will be auditioned
                       during their concert in La Baule 

21/05/2017 Choirs of Brittany Championship

                      2nd and 3rd category
                      St Thomas' church, Landerneau
                      During Brittany's celebration

14/07/2017 Choirs of Brittany Championaship
                      1st category
                       Family Hall, Landerneau
                       During Kann al Loar festival

07/10/2017 Kanañ e brezhoneg North
                       Vocal work and breton language
                       Landivisiau 10am - 5pm

14/07/2017 Kanañ e brezhoneg South
                       Vocal work and breton language
                       Auray 10am - 5pm

03/12/2017 36th Breizh a Gan
                      Sainte-Anne d'Auray



will be singing in Ste Anne la Palud
on saturday june 17th, at 8pm
On the programm will be parts of works by Jean-Yves Le Ven :
Balaven, like a walk in the Aven country, on traditionnal tunes
and Nevezadur, the passing seasons on Anjela Duval's poems.
Tickets 6€, free -18 years old

poster concert in Ste Anne la Palud


will be singing in :
- church St Briac of Bourbriac, on sunday june 25th at  5pm
- St Maria an Iskuit chapel in Plouha, on friday june 30th at 8.30pm
- In ND de la Délivrance chruch of Quintin, on saturday july 1st at 8.30pm
- In ND du Tertre chapel of Chatelaudren, on saturday july 8th at 8.30pm
- In church St Pierre of Plounez, on sunday july 9th at 5pm

Free entrance

 poster concerts KAG