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Join the Virtual Choir of Lean On Me  World Singing Day is teaming up with the World Children's Choir to create a virtual choir of the 2023 WSD Song-of-the-Year Lean On Me. We invite all ages to participate in the recording of this video, using the simple and...

WSD 2023 shines light on Mental Health

WSD 2023 shines light on Mental Health

Nearly one billion people worldwide suffer from some form of mental health condition, according to the United Nations. An estimated one in four people globally will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime. Almost one million people die due to suicide every...

How World Singing Day began

How World Singing Day began

By Scott Johnson Ever since I started writing songs as a teenager, music has always been my way of getting in touch with that joyful part of myself. In a way, World Singing Day is an extension of that desire that we all have to connect with the joyful part of...

Virtual Singing Options for 2020

Virtual Singing Options for 2020

Singing has not been cancelled! We're not letting a global pandemic stop us from singing on (and before) World Singing Day. Here are links to several things you and your family and friends can do on, or before, World Singing Day (Oct. 17, 2020): 1. Around the World in...

Sing-along at home

Sing-along at home

Confined to your home during the Covid-19 quarantine? Don’t let that stop you from singing with others. You’ve probably seen videos of people standing on their balconies singing together in Italy. This simple act of singing together can unite us as we face uncertainty...

Chorus Impact Study – Yes, singing is good for you!

Chorus Impact Study – Yes, singing is good for you!

By Liza Beth, Chorus America New Study Highlights the Lifelong Benefits of Choral Singing Chorus America’s 2019 Chorus Impact Study sheds new light on the impact choral singing has on individuals and communities—especially singers ages 65 and up. Singing in a chorus...

2019 Song of the Year

2019 Song of the Year

Each year we choose a World Singing Day Song of the Year that we invite people around the world to sing at their WSD sing-along event. This year we wanted to pick a song that was joyful, well-known, easy to sing along to, and irresistible to dance to. This year's Song...

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...

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