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Palmerston North Winter Festival - Lions Male Voice Choir


Fri 30 Jun 2017, 2:00pm–3:30pm

Where: Conference & Function Centre, 354 Main St, Palmerston North

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Enjoy the sounds of the official Lions Choir.

Palmerston North is one four venues the choir is performing during their three-week tour supporting the Lions Rugby team. The all-male choristers are drawn from all over the home nations.

The Lions Choir will be supported by Palmerston North Boys High Schools OK Chorale and Freyberg High Schools Bella and Fella’s

This is a one-off concert not to be missed. Tickets available.

A little bit about this choir...
Over 60 years ago rugby great Cliff Morgan experienced the thrill of a Lions Tour in South Africa and has supported this choir since it first began. During their three-week tour, the choir will perform concerts in Christchurch, Palmerston North, Napier, and Auckland.

Formed by Mark Burrows, M.D. of Melody Music in 2001 for the Lions Tour to Australia, the choir perform a wide selection of music.

The choristers are drawn from all over the home nations and are truly representative.

In 2005, they travelled to New Zealand with the Lions and were struck by the beauty of the country and the friendliness of its people and are delighted to be visiting our shores again.

Prior to leaving the United Kingdom, the choir performed for the Lions Squad in preparation for the massive task of playing against the mighty All Blacks.

Also happening nearby:
- 28 June -2:45pm Experience some great New Zealand rugby rivalry between the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the New Zealand Army.

- 29 & Friday 30 June - 11:30am - 9:30pm - George Street Festival, The city’s most vibrant street will be opened up as pedestrian only and filled with people, live music, food and fun!

- 30 June - 6pm - 10pm catch the Village Night Market in action, with stalls of crafts, artisan products and more taking over the city library and spilling out onto George Street.

Proudly supported by: Palmerston North City Council and Lion Foundation

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