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This is the Complaint Choir sharing web-site. Here you can find information about many complaints choirs that have been initiated around the world. You can get information on how to organize your own choir or vote for your favourite complaints choir. This project was initiated by Tellervo Kalleinen and Oliver Kochta-Kallleinen in 2005. The First Complaints Choir was organized in Birmingham followed by the Helsinki Complaints Choir. more...

LATEST NEWS (1.4. 2014) : COMPLAINTS CHOIR OF KHURVALEHTI AND SHAVSHEBI

We have now completed the Complaints Choir project in two settlements for Internally Displaced People (IDP) in Georgia. The Choir video will be added soon to the video section of this side..

LATEST NEWS (24.12. 2013) : A FEATURE ON CC IN VICE MAGAZINE

Nadja Sayej wrote a short piece about CC for the Vice magazin.
Check it out here. She was especiall interested in the political aspects of complaints choir.


LATEST NEWS (27.11.2013) PERFORMANCES BY BERLIN AND DRESDEN COMPLAINTS CHOIRS!

Both Dresden and Berlin finally got their own rendition of the Complaints Choir. In both city ca. 30 complaints activists went out into public to confront the audience with the result of 4 weeks of hard complaining and rehearsing. The song contains - as always - a great snapshot of private and civic life in those cities. The choirs were prominently featured in the German news, allowing the choir members still amplify their concerns to a wider audience.

image: CC Berlin conducted by Miss Le Bomb aka Catriona Shaw on November 27 at HAU.


LATEST NEWS (1.11.2013) COMPLAINTS CHOIR FOR BEGINNERS - ANIMATION VIDEO

The people from DON Berlin put a lot of effort into a
short video animation that explains the basics about complaints choir for newbies. It was made for the Nordwind festival to encourage citizens of Berlin and Dresden to sign up. Unfortunately it is only in German, but do not complain, you can always try the automatic captions (click CAPTION beside the gear wheel in the play bar), it is always good for some hilarous misunderstandings.

Previous NEWS can be read here.