The Health Benefits of Community Choirs

The health benefits of singing have been well documented, but now it seems singing in a group can be even better for you. It is not just the physical and mental health benefits that are important, but the sense of belonging and community that come with them. More than 400 singers descended on the small southern WA coastal community of Denmark earlier this month for the 12th annual Denmark Festival of Voice. Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek.
Video: Did you know singing in choirs is not only good for the soul, but the body too? (ABC News) The festival featured all sorts of singing groups, from the Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir, to the Men of the West.

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