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Choir “Sōla” of the Latvian Academy of Culture (founded in 1998) is presently approved one of the leading mixed choirs in Latvia.  “Sōla” creative biography includes programmes of various genres and styles, as well as cooperation with other groups of performers in different musical projects. “Sōla” regularly takes part in choir competitions and festivals both in Latvia and abroad, thus promoting Latvian choir music traditions beyond the country’s borders.Some of the latest choir “Sōla” achievements include the Grand prix of the 37th International Prof. Georgi Dimitrov May Choir Competition in Varna (Bulgaria) and the Grand prix of the 1st International Baltic Sea Choir Competition in Jūrmala (Latvia), both in 2016. Besides its achievements in competitions, in 2015 “Sōla” was nominated for the Latvian Music Records Award in category “Best Vocal and Choir Music Album”, as well as in 2014 chosen to represent Latvia at the “Europe Sings” festival in Vienna (Austria).