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So you think you can’t sing?

So you think you can’t sing?

By Scott Johnson, Founder, World Singing Day I hear it all the time when I tell people about World Singing Day: “You don’t want me to sing. I’ll scare everybody away,” they say with a sheepish smile.   And I reply “You’re exactly the person we want singing with us on...

WSD Spotlight on Malaysia: Meet Shareen Yong Yong

WSD Spotlight on Malaysia: Meet Shareen Yong Yong

Each year, volunteers from around the world serve as catalysts for positive human interactions as they host public sing-alongs on World Singing Day. Each host finds a place, sets a time and makes a playlist of their favorite songs so people can gather and experience...

Our new website – it sings!

Our new website – it sings!

We're happy to announce the new World Singing Day website, designed to be easier to use, quicker to navigate, and more helpful for those planning to sing on World Singing Day. With a clean, simplified interface that works smoothly on mobile devices and desktops, the...

Another incredible World Singing Day

Another incredible World Singing Day

On 20 October 2018, thousands of people sang together in cities all  around the world. Our global montage videos are currently in production. Tune in to World Singing Day on Facebook and Instagram to see images with the hashtag #worldsingingday. Mark your calendars...

2018 Song of the Year

2018 Song of the Year

"We’re the ones to make the magic And we’ve only just begun. Sing along and just imagine How the world can be as one." - Ode to Song (WSD 2018 Song of the Year) Each year for World Singing Day we have at least one song that we invite people to sing together, to...

The Sing-along Revolution is here

The Sing-along Revolution is here

Hundreds of people are gathering in the streets and pubs to sing together in cities around Australia. Beer choirs are springing up across the United States. Thousands of people are coming together to sing songs in Canada and Israel. Mass karaoke is breaking out in the...

100 Sing-along Songs

100 Sing-along Songs

Good sing-along songs are usually in a major key, have repetitive choruses, and have lyrics and melodies that are easy to sing. Here are some suggestions for sing-along songs in English. All About That Bass All Star American Pie Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine Barbara Ann...

Organize Your Own Event

Organize Your Own Event

Host a sing-along party with friends, neighbors or your whole community on 19 October 2019 and sing your favorite songs.  Small and Easy Invite friends and neighbors to your home on 19 October 2019 to sing your favorite songs. Here's a list of suggested sing-along...

RESEARCH ON GROUP SINGING

RESEARCH ON GROUP SINGING

Click on titles below to read the full articles: Singing brings people together better than anything else A recent study out of the University of Oxford has shed some light on why singing has meant so much to humans for so long and why it's such a great ice-breaker....

BELGIANS DO IT BEST

BELGIANS DO IT BEST

Belgium. It may conjure up thoughts of beer, chocolate and waffles. Maybe the famous cyclist Eddy Merckx, the painter Rubens,  the cartoon TinTin, the singer Jacques Brel. Audrey Hepburn was born there. (OK, if you live outside Europe, you may be thinking, "Where...

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