Events over the years

Events:

 

OVER THE YEARS

1982 Diploma of the Youth Art Festival of the province of Oulu
1984 Diploma of the National Youth Art Festival, Lahti
1984, 1985 The Kalajoki River Valley Music Festival
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 The Easter musical drama Passiodraama by Tytti Jäppinen in Kalajoki, Ylivieska, Pyhäjoki and Himanka
1986 Lähetän ilon oksiltani (I Send Out Joy from My Branches) - the first recording
1989 Choir camp arranged by the Association of Finnish Youth Choirs, Tampere
1990 Choir camp arranged by the Association of Finnish Youth Choirs, Jyväskylä
1991 Visit to Budapest, Hungary - concerts and other performances
1991 Choir camp arranged by the Association of Finnish Youth Choirs, Kalajoki
1992 The SULASOL (FAMA) Festival in Joensuu
1992 Kuule kun laulu pisaroi (Hark, Drops of Song Are Falling) - the second recording
1992, 1993, 1994 Christmas musical drama Child of Light
1993 Choir festival of the Association of Finnish Youth Choirs, Jyväskylä
1994 Choir camp arranged by the Association of Finnish Youth Choirs, Oulainen
1994 The Fermaatti Choir Support Organization founded
1995 The International III Sympaatti Youth Choir Festival, guest performer The Children´s Choir of the Romanian Radio and Television
1995 The Tampereen Savel Choir Review, Tampere - two silver stamps
1995 The International Youth Choir Competition in Veldhoven, Holland - the first prize + cum laude
1995 Concert tour in Holland, Belgium and Germany
1996 Joulun sointuja (Sounds of Christmas) - the third recording
1997 The SULASOL (FAMA) Festival in Vaasa
1997 Representatives of the choir in the festival choir of the ISCCPA (International Society for Children´s Choral Performing Art) in Arizona, USA
1997 The Pataky Female Choir, Hungary, as our guest
1998 The Il Mondo in Musica competition in Fivizzano, Italy, the first prize in the folk song category, special commendation in the female choir category
1998 In the Sävelvaaka (Tone Scales) radio programme
1999 The IV Sympaatti Festival, guest performer a Slovenian youth choir
1999 Concert at the Lohtaja Festival of Sacred Music
1999 Representatives of the choir on the Millennium Gala TV programme
1999 The Kalajoki River Valley "Person" of the Year
2000 The Youth Choir of the Year - two concerts and a recording for the Finnish Broadcasting Company
2000 The Matkailumajakka (Travel Beacon) award of the municipality of Kalajoki
2000 Laulun silta/Bridge of Song - the fourth recording
2001 On the BumtsiBum TV show
2001 Concerts at the Hetta Music Festival in Lapland
2001 A children´s and youth choir from Taiwan as our guest
2001 The International Choir Festival Waterford Sings in Ireland
2001 A festive concert in honour of Kalajoki becoming a town
2002 The SULASOL (FAMA) Festival in Hamina
2002 Choir festival of the Association of Finnish Youth Choirs in Pori
2003 The Isaribi drum group from Japan as our guest
2003 The V Sympaatti Festival, guest performer the Takarazuka Children s Choir, Japan
2003 Six concerts in Taki and Izumo, Japan
2004 The Nordic choir festival Norbusang 15 in Turku
2005 The regional Children´s Song Festival
2005 Concerts and other performances in Cervia, Italy
2006 Tuntisin mie tuulen (I d Feel the Wind) - the fifth recording
2007 XIV Festival International de Chant Choral de Nancy, France
2007 The SULASOL (FAMA) Festival in Pori
2007 The VI Sympaatti Festival, guest performer Maitrise de Radio France
2008 Choir festival of the Association of Finnish Youth Choirs in Seinäjoki
2009 Concert in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the choir, with e.g. the first public performance of the song commissioned by Fermaatti, 'Lähen nyt tästä kuin lähenki' (I Shall Now Leave), composed by Pekka Kostiainen
2010 Choir festival of the Association of Finnish Youth Choirs in Jyväskylä
2010 Regional children's song festival in Oulu
2011 Choir festival of the Association of Finnish Youth Choirs in Tampere
2011 Performances of  'Förklädd Gud' (God in Disguise) together with the regional chamber choir Chorus Vallis and the Vieska Sinfonietta orchestra in the church of Kalajoki and the Akustiikka concert hall in Ylivieska
2012 'In Excelsis' - the sixth recording, a CD of Christmas songs
2012 'Suomeni laulut' (Songs of My Finland) - concerts in celebration of the 95th anniversary of independent Finland in Kalajoki and in Ylivieska together with the Soilat Choir and Chorus Vallis
2013 Regional children's song festival in Oulu