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The Citadel association is organizing the 5th edition of
BORDEAUX GOSPEL FESTIVAL
from 12 to 14 of May in Bordeaux - FRANCE
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Our Gospel Festival takes place every 2 years. We organize the encounter with professional artists from today's Gospel Music scene. Our artists lead you through a Masterclasss. The result of this Masterclass is shown on stage in a final concert, held at the Church Saint-Martin, in the city of Biscarosse at about 50 miles from Bordeaux. Don't forget to bring a white outfit for the stage.

The Masterclasses will be held at the same place as the concert

Place Charles de Gaulle
40600 Biscarosse

The teaching is done in English.

This year the festival takes place in residence in a 5-star campsite
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Our Guests





Bordeaux Gospel Clinton

Clinton JORDAN

As a professional singer, Clinton has shared the stage with artists such as Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Sting, Paul McCartney and Tina Turner.
Clinton is also a vocal arranger for Kingdom Choir, the choir that dazzled more than thwo
billions households at the royal wedding in the UK in 2018. Among other things, he arranged their version of the song "The Holidays Are Coming" in the advertising for Coca Cola on christmas. . We could see Clinton on television on international channels: BBC, ITV, ABC, CNN.
As a trainer, his workshops made him awarded by the Jack Petchey award, as an "Outstanding Director", and he reached the place of finalist in the renowned competition, "BBC Choir of The Year".
He was also able to sing for two British Prime Ministers and Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II.

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Colin VASSEL



Colin is one of London's most charismatic gospel choir directors. He has been teaching gospel for many years at Morley College, London. He directs the Wood Green Gospel Choir with whom he has visited many countries (Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, Czech Republic and South Africa). This choir was nominated in 2000 for the prestigious MOBO (Music of Black Origin Award).
In 2008, he created the London Gospel Factory Choir, which he still leads today.
Colin is an outstanding teacher and a renowned soloist in the world of gospel, he regularly leads workshops throughout.
Bordeaux Gospel Collin
Its motto :
" Gospel music for me is a way of life, it make me breathe"

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Didier LIKENG

Born in Yaoundé and living in Brussels, this Cameroonian is a selftaught musician with solid experience in choirs and on stage. Didier Likeng quickly became passionate about Spirituals and Gospel because he sang in the heart of his church from the age of 10.
At just 13 years old, he formed and led several musical groups in Cameroon. Two years later, he became director of the youth choir and principal organist of his church, which brings together some 1,500 faithful each Sunday
Gospel singing teacher at the ESMUC (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya) in Barcelona since 2005, choirmaster and internship master, Didier Likeng is regularly called upon to lead gospel singing masterclasses and workshops in several countrie





- Festival Residence -

Campsite "La Rive"
We offer you an ideal setting for the residence of our Festival, the “Ciela Village La Rive” campsite in Biscarrosse,a 5* campsite among the most beautiful campsites in Europe, where everything has been thought out for your comfort with, in particular, a water park of more than 6500 m2, a fitness room, a wellness area of 250m2, shops, bar, restaurants, snacks ….

https://www.larive.fr/
6523 route de Bordeaux, 40600 Biscarrosse
You will be accommodated in cottages for 4 people (2 bedrooms) or 6 people (3 bedroom). You can either book a cottage individually, or associate yourself with the people at your convenience for accommodation when you register.The simple masterclass price is 90€. The masterclass+accommodation rate is €120 to €210 depending on the group chosen. see details in the brochure











The MasterClass ends with a Gospel concert !
Sunday, 14th of May 2023
at 3.00 PM
With
Clinton
JORDAN, Didier LIKENG and Collin VASSEL

accompanied by :
The festival 's choir and
BORDEAUX MASS CHOIR


At
Church Saint-Martin BISCAROSSE

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