The World Choir Games continue into their second week, and 9 News is your official TV sponsor of all the action.
Throughout the Games, which run from July 4-14, we will update this story with highlights of the day for the Games with everything from the must-see concerts to the pop-up performances.
Things to do on July 13:
1. It's your last day to get out and take in some free music from the international groups of the World Choir Games! Here's the list of Friday's free Friendship Concerts:
11 a.m.:Global Village on Fountain Square
2:30 p.m.: Main Library, downtown
3:30 p.m.: New Hope Baptist Church, Loveland
7 p.m.: Schmidlapp Event Lawn, Cincinnati Riverfront
7:30 p.m.: Holy Cross-Immaculata Parish
2. It's also the last day for competition in the 2012 World Choir Games, and it finishes off with some good ones. The Scenic Folklore Champions Competition at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Aronoff Center will have not only the beautiful voices of choirs from all over the world (and from right here in Mason in the form of the Greater Cincinnati Indian Community Choir), but the costumes will be a sight to see. Two Children's Choir Champions Competitions will also take place Friday inside the SCPA's Corbett Theater at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., with performances not to be missed. Check http://www.wcpo.com/generic/entertainment/world_choir_games/World-Choir-Games-2012-Schedule for a variety of other opportunities to get out and see some choir competition before it's too late. Get ticket info at http://www.wcpo.com/dpp/entertainment/world_choir_games/tickets-going-fast-for-world-choir-games-events .
3. With the competition wrapping up, so too are the events that surround the games, including the Global Village and pin trading at Fountain Square at 11 a.m., the many workshops at Duke Energy Convention Center and there will be one last poster signing at the convention center as well. Information on all those events can be found at the schedule link above.
4. Not to be missed as well is the last of two Awards Ceremonies Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank Arena. Check ticket info in the link above.
Don't forget to bookmark this page and check back daily for the updated "must-do" activity tips and tricks during the Games.
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