Following the incredible success of our inaugural event in 2015,
Yule Duel has officially become one of Vancouver’s signature holiday happenings.
Check out a sample of our 2016 media coverage, below.
The Province: The Sound of MusicJanuary 04, 2017
Yule Duel is fast becoming one of Vanhattan’s cherished and most festive nights of the holidays. Yours truly hosted the city’s largest outdoor carolling competition, a holiday heart-warmer presented by Jonathan Oldham’s Bloom Group and Leanore Sali’s Gastown Business Improvement Society. A musical event designed to build community and brighten downtown streets, more than 20 […]Read More
Vancouver Courier: Fred UnLEEshedDecember 20, 2016
VOCAL ASSEMBLY: Yours truly hosted Yuel Duel, Vancouver’s largest outdoor caroling competition. More than 20 of the city’s top choirs convened in Gastown for the sing-off’s sophomore edition. Presented by the Bloom Group and the Gastown Business Improvement Society, the event drew hundreds to the historic area to enjoy the pitch perfect performances. Gassy Jack […]Read More
Roundhouse Radio: Interview with Stephen RathjemDecember 13, 2016
Thursday night Gastown will turn into a Christmas concert wonderland! Stephen Rathjem, Program Director for the St. James Music Academy, joins Martin Strong to talk about the Yule Duel, the choir competition where dozens of choirs sing for a crowd of thousands in a street caroling competition along Water St. all for a good cause.Read More
CBC Morning Edition: December 1, 2016December 01, 2016
Yule Duel is featured on the CBC Morning Edition!Read More
Langara Voice:November 30, 2016
The second annual Yule Duel choir competition for charity will kick off on Dec. 1 in Gastown. Yule Duel is a charity event involving choir groups from all over the Lower Mainland to sing Christmas carols. The best groups later perform against each other in a series of sing-off. All proceeds from the event go […]Read More