Hata Boys & Girls Choir
Founded in Hata Town (now Matsumoto city) in 2006, now it is the 12th year of the choir, they are consisted of around 60 members ranging from Elementary school to University. With the motto of "Put hearts together, and send love to you", they are actively performing with putting importance to local music events, with the target of having a voice that rings the heart. Participated in the 62nd European youth music festival (Belgium) in 2014 as the representative of Japan, they received the 1st prise cum laude in the equal voice youth choir category B. In the same year, they received the Matsumoto city culture and arts encouragement prize. Held a joint concert with the Dresden philharmonic children's choir in 2015. Participated in the setting of "Yama-no Hi" memorial ceremony in 2016. Also, they have sung in the Children's chorus festival held by the Japan choral association for 4 times.