06.11. 2018
Executive Meeting 2018 Prague

  From 4th to 6th of November, 2018 ETS Executive Group held its meeting in Prague, Czech Republic. The main goals were to reflect on ETS Festival in Norway and prepare for the annual ETS Conference that will take place from 7th to 10th of March, 2019 in Prague. During » Read More

05.11. 2018
ETS Festival 2018

Celebrating 50 years of Ten Sing   This summer 2000 youth were gathered at Kalvøya in Bærum, Norway to celebrate 50 years of Ten Sing. A total of 1500 Norwegians together with 500 participants from YMCA Europe, Asia and Africa joined to take part in the 2018 European Ten Sing festival – SPEKTER. The theme of » Read More

09.03. 2018
Conference 2018, Berlin

Curry Wurst, Kartoffelsalat and The 30th European Ten Sing Conference A few days ago we hugged each other goodbye after four inspiring days with debates, presentations, decision-making, several cups of coffee and last but not least; great company. The 30th European Ten Sing Conference took place the 1st to 4th of March 2018 in » Read More

03.03. 2018
We are now on INSTAGRAM!

European Ten Sing Group is now on INSTAGRAM!  Since we would like to reach more people we have decided to create a new instagram account @tensingeurope. Follow us:

11.02. 2018
European Ten Sing Festival 2018

TEN SING CELEBRATES 50 YEARS! In 2018, August 7 – 12, the European Ten Sing Festival and the Spekter Festival will join together to become one big festival for youth and young adults. The previous festival in Ziegenhain 2011 gathered around 2000 Ten Singers. Now we are excited to bring » Read More

10.07. 2016
Invitation TEN SING Germany Festival 2017

Invitation TEN SING Germany Festival 2017: 8 to 13 August 2017 in Lutherstadt Wittenberg (kind of) near Berlin

08.12. 2015
International Ten Sing Workshop @ COP21

4 Ten Singers from Germany were sent to Camp Climate of the World YMCA to spread the Ten Sing idea. Camp Climate was a World YMCA conference during International Climate Negotiations COP21 in Paris. It aimed to show the voice of young people on climate changes. ( More Ten Singers » Read More

12.11. 2015
“Youth for Change” Vanadzor Ten Sing Festival 2015

This is really a great success we have reached 500 people. In the scope of Vanadzor YMCA and Oslo YMCA/YWCA long-term partnership 8 Norwegian young girls visited Armenia for the annual study visit on September 28th – October 5th, 2015. The main aim of the visit was the experience exchange » Read More

12.09. 2015
Executive group meeting 2015

The Executive group meeting took place from 10th to 13th of September 2015. Nina, Vladi, Basti and Gaudi could stay at Basti’s place in Kassel/Germany. Caroline wasn’t able to participate, cause she stays in Hongkong at the moment. Despite the late arrival of Nina – she had the most expensive » Read More

Ten Sing Eurovision in Denmark

On February 2nd around fifty Danish Ten Singers met up for what has developed into an annual get-together for the Danish Ten Sing groups, this year was the 3rd time it took place. The event is a Ten Sing “exclusive” called “Ten Sing Melodi Grand Prix” – a Ten Sing » Read More

14.08. 2015
Ten Sing Seminar 2015 in Ulsteinvik, Norway

From the 27th of July to the 2nd of August, 150 Ten Singers between the age of 14 and 18 were gathered in Ulsteinvik, a small town in Møre og Romsdal, to attend the Norwegian Ten Sing Seminar. The seminar is a one week course where you experience a week » Read More

27.06. 2015
TT15 – Teen Festival in Gjøvik, Norway

TT is short for “TenåringsTreff”, which in English means “Teenagers meeting”. It is the biggest festival arranged by the Norwegian YMCA-YWCA. This #TenSingSummer the TT-festival took place from the 23rd to the 28th of June. Every year teenagers from all over Norway and the world get together in the small, cozy town called Gjøvik, to » Read More

17.06. 2015
TEN SING-DASSEL Seminar 2015

From the 7. – 12. April the German Ten Sing seminar took place in a cozy little place called Dassel in the middle of Germany. 164 motivated Ten Singers came together to experience Ten Sing for a whole week and improve their skills. Several workshops were offered governing topics like » Read More

TEN SING Event on the German Kirchentag 2015

From the 3.-7. June 2015 almost 100,000 permanent visitors came together in Stuttgart to celebrate the German Kirchentag (Church Congress). Together with other youth organizations from all over Germany the YMCA Germany was presenting their work and therefore also German Ten Sing groups were showing their concerts all over the » Read More

01.03. 2015
Swiss Cheese and the ETS Conference 2015

Author: Andreas Zimmerli, delegate of Ten Sing Switzerland and ETS Executive Group member Background: The idea existed already last year. When the ETS Conference 2014 had to be cancelled on short notice, Switzerland offered to help out. Although the conference didn’t take place in 2014, the idea was kept in » Read More

25.02. 2015
ETS conference in Zurich

Today is a big day! The starting day of the 28th ETS conference that is taking place in Forch, near Zurich. 20 participants from 7 different countries are coming to be part of it. Our agenda is very diverse and involves development of new ETS strategy, our cooperation with YMCA » Read More

19.01. 2015
TS England calls for Exchange

Greetings from England! The Ten Sing group in Kingswood have 2 events coming up this year and they would love some European friends to get involved! 1st – 8th August 2015 We are currently planning what to do and would be interested in travelling abroad to spend some time with » Read More

07.01. 2015
The New Year Means New Possibilities

Happy New Year!  We hope you all have had a wonderful holiday, and we sincerely hope you have eaten lots of delicious food and sung one too many Christmas songs. Maybe some of you have been preforming with your Ten Sing group during Christmas, or participated in a New Year´s Camp. With a new » Read More

08.12. 2014
Christmas Time, Ten Sing Time

or – “What can I do with my Ten Sing Group around Christmas?” Thinking about Christmas the last days made me remember how much fun I always had around that time of year with my local Ten Sing group back in the days. Also I thought about what some Ten » Read More

30.10. 2014
Sunny Madrid

The ETS Executive group meeting took place in Madrid Spain this year. From October 30th to November 2nd 2014 Basti, Caroline and Vladi stayed in Madrid in order to talk about the future of ETS and plan the upcoming conference in Zurich. We also came to share our best practices » Read More

04.07. 2014
First World Ten Sing Meeting

During World Council of YMCAs in Estes Park, Colorado/ USA in summer 2014 Ten Singers from all over the world gathered for the first time. During the meeting chaired by the ETS Executive we discussed about Ten Sing in the different countries, we shared about global issues and about a » Read More

23.04. 2014
Ten Sing in China

From 13th to 23rd of April 2014, the Ten Sing Germany team was reaching new shores. The YMCA/YWCA – Chengdu invited the group from YMCA Germany, to present and start Ten Sing as a youth work programme in Chengdu, a 15 million people city in the Chinese province Sichuan. In » Read More

17.03. 2014
Ten Sing Norway 13/14 in Sri Lanka

Ten Sing Norway 13/14 went on a 4 week tour to Sri Lanka. Together with the national YMCA of Sri Lanka and local offices they travelled around the country visiting YMCA and YWCAs in Kandy, Batticaloa, Matara, Galle and Colombo among others. They had workshops for youth at schools and » Read More