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achievements of the choir
•    September 2016, 1st place - Grand Prix winner of the 1st International Baltic Sea Choir Competition in Jūrmala (Latvia) and best conductor award for Kaspars Adamsons

•    May 2016, Winner of the mixed choir category, recipient of the special award for the best interpretation of the obligatory composition for mixed choirs and Grand Prix winner of the 37th International Prof. Georgi Dimitrov May Choir Competition in Varna (Bulgaria)

•    February 2015 Nominee for the Latvian Music Records Award “Zelta mikrofons 2014” in category “Best Vocal and Choir Music Album” for recordings “Jānis Cimze” and “Stihiju spēles”

•    May 2014 after winning the national competition "Latvija dzied" (Latvia Sings) organized by the Latvian National Television, "Sōla" represented Latvia at the "Europe Sings" festival in Vienna (Austria)

•    July 2013, Grand Prix third place laureate at the 25. Concorso Internazionale di Canto Corale Seghizzi; winner of two gold medals and two silver medals, as well as the "Young Talent" prize to Kaspars Ādamsons (Italy)

•    June 2013, Grand Prix winner at the choir competition “Song Battles” during the 25th All-Latvian Song and Dance Festival in Riga (Latvia)

•   July 2012, Gold Medal in Mixed Choirs category, Gold Medal in Musica Sacra category and Gold Medal in Folklore category of the 7th World Choir Games in Cincinnati (USA)

•   April 2011, first place winner of the mixed choir category, shared third place of the Baroque and Renaissance music category, fourth place winner of the contemporary music category and winner of the Grand Prix of the 12th International choir competition "Tallinn 2011" (Estonia)

   In July 2010, "Sōla" took part in the prestigious music festival "Musique en Morvan" in Autun, France, giving several solo concerts with a cappella choir pieces by Latvian composers, as well as participating in the festival closing concert, performing "Great Mass in C minor" by W. A. Mozart together with the festival orchestra under the leadership of Pierre Cao

•    November 2009, first place winner of the male choir category, second place winner of the mixed choir category and an award for the best performance of a musical piece by a Latvian composer at the 2nd Emīls Dārziņš Choir Competition, Riga (Latvia)

•    October 2009, second place winner of the “Let the Peoples Sing” Euroradio Choral Competition in Oslo (Norway); the choir participated by singing from the Church of St. Saviour in Riga (Latvia)

•    September 2009, first place winner of the mixed choir category and first place winner of the female choir category, as well as “The Best Choir of the Competition” award at the 10th International Choir Competition in Maasmechelen (Belgium)

•    April 2009, fifth place winner, an award for the best performance at the opening concert and the audience prize at 10th International Choir Competition in Maribor (Slovenia) http://www.jskd.si/english/choral_singing/maribor/international_maribor_09/mb_09_uvod_international.htm

•    July 2008, third place winner at the choir competition “Song Battles” during the 24th All-Latvian Song and Dance Festival in Riga (Latvia)

•    October 2007, first place winner of the mixed choir category and first place winner of the equal voices (female) choir category, an award for the best performance of the obligatory piece for mixed choirs and a special award for the performance of “Lasharis Gzaze” by Georgian composer Yoseb Ketchakhmadze at the 16th International Stasis Simkus Choir Competition in Kaunas (Lithuania)

•    January 2007, first place winner of the youth choir category and the mixed choir category, as well as winner of the Grand Prix at the International Sacred Music Choir Competition “Sudraba zvani” in Daugavpils (Latvia)

•    July 2006, third place winner of the folksong category, fifth place winner of the category with a compulsory piece, as well as the audience prize winner at the International Choir Competition in Spittal an der Drau (Austria)

•    October 2005, participation in Grand Prix at the 1st Emīls Dārziņš International  Choir Competition in Riga (Latvia)

•    November 2004, third place winner and the special organizers’ award winner at the 21st International Schubert  Choir Competition in Vienna (Austria)

•    November 2003, participation at the International Choir Competition in Tolosa (Spain)

•    April 2003, first place winner of the mixed choir category and participation in the Grand Prix competition at the International Choir Competition in Tallinn (Estonia)

•    Year 2002, Grand Prix winner at the "Isola del Sole" 4th International Choir Festival in Grado (Italy)

•    Year 2001, first place winner of the folksong category at the International Choir Competition in Budapest (Hungary)

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