The Rector and the management of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice invite you to an Advent concert in the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas in České Budějovice on Tuesday 13 December 2022 at 7 pm.
The programme will include:
– festive speech by the Rector of the University of South Bohemia
– a concert by the Carmína children’s choir.
The successful and sought-after České Budějovice Children’s Choir Carmína was founded in 2006. It operates under the banner of the primary school and kindergarten J:Š. Baar. Currently, it has eight departments, in which 260 children and students from 4 to 25 years of age work. The Concert Department brings together children and students from primary, secondary and university schools and has won six Grand Prix at international competitions. The choir has been awarded commemorative certificates from the South Bohemian Region and the City of České Budějovice for its outstanding representations abroad at competitions in Italy, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Germany, France and Japan. Carmína also received a commemorative plaque from the President of Malta during a full-length concert in Malta. The choir received a commemorative medal from the Statutory City of České Budějovice. The choir cooperates with classical and popular music artists.
Among Carmina’s greatest achievements is the Grand Prix award from the I. International Music and Art Competition TOKYO STARS 2021, Grand Prix from VII. International Online Art Competition START 2020 in St. Petersburg /Russia/, Grand Prix from III. International Talent Competition 2019 in Berlin /Germany/, Grand Prix from XIV. International Music and Art Festival 2019 in Paris /France/, 1st place from XVII. Grand Prix of the Xth International Youth Festival of Artistic Creativity “Earth is Our Common Home” 2019 in Ekaterinburg /Russia/, Grand Prix winner of the Xth International Competition and Festival of Artistic Creativity 2018 in Estonia, Sweden, Finland and Grand Prix of the International Competition Queen Choral Festival 2014 in Italy.
Carmína works under the direction of choirmaster Mgr. Jitka Šimková, accompanied on piano by concert pianist Sergey Perepeliatnyk.
The concert is intended for all graduates, students and employees of the University of South Bohemia, their relatives and friends.