From February 15th to 25th 2013, the
Assens Boy Singers will be going on an exciting concert tour in Sri
The choir will sing four concerts of Danish and Scandinavian choral
Two of the concerts are planned in cooperation wirh local boys' and
men's choirs from St. Joseph's College in Colombo and Trinity College
in Kandy, respectively.
The grand finale of the tour will be the participation in a workshop
with 500 choristers in Colombo, culminating in a mass attended by the
Arch Bishop of Sri Lanka.
Of course, the Assens Boy Singers will have time between concerts for
sightseeing and for experiencing a culture very different from the
A cultural exchange will indeed take place - at many levels.
22 boys and 16 young men are participating in the tour. They will be
guided by a group of 8 adult helpers and chaperones - among whom two Sri Lankan natives presently living in Denmark.