Participate in World Singing Day

3 Simple Steps

Sing together with other people on Saturday, 20 October 2018

People from around the world are getting together with others to sing on World Singing Day, Saturday, 20 October 2018
to have fun and celebrate our common humanity. With singalongs on all seven continents,
World Singing Day is known as the “Singing event for everyone.”

On Saturday, 20 October 2018, sing with someone, or a bunch of people. Sing with a friend in your apartment. Sing with your children at home. Sing to friends in another country via Skype or FaceTime. Sing with strangers on the street. Sing with people in your local pub, cafe or town square. Do whatever is comfortable for you. Make it easy, or make it elaborate, but make it fun.

Want to host your own event? Want us to help you do it? Click here.

Sing along to the original recordings of your favorite songs, or sing along to piano or guitar. Download a phone app for lyrics like Lyrically or print out lyric sheets to sing along to. (Click here for song suggestions in English).

Use your phone to photograph and film parts of your singalong and post on social media and include the hashtag #worldsingingday. Use Facebook Live to share your singalong in real time.

What does World Singing Day look like?

  • A sing-along of popular songs in your home town
  • People of all ages singing with each other wherever they are, from schools and living rooms, to nursing homes, prisons, or hospitals
  • Singers and non-singers alike having fun connecting with others
  • Local choirs performing concerts and dedicating songs to other groups
  • Teachers and students filming their classes singing “We Sing” (WSD Lesson Plan)
  • Flash mobs singing and dancing in towns and cities around the world
  • People singing in real time to people in other countries using Skype or FaceTime
  • People singing together at local, national and international events organized especially for World Singing Day

If you would like to start or re-energize your own choir, Creativity Australia has a wonderful model for creating inclusive and supportive community choirs.