NHK Tokyo Jidou Gasshoudan

NHK東京児童合唱団, 東京放送児童合唱団
NHK Tokyo Childrens Choir or NHK Tokyo Childrens Chorus is the childrens choir attached to the Tokyo Broadcasting Station JOAK of the NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation radioTV network. Since 1943 NHK had used the Otowa Yurikago Kai established in 1933 to be its childrens choir but since 1951 has organized its own. Through its broadcasting and recording activities it has played an important role in popularizing Japanese and overseas childrens songs in Japan. It also toured extensively throughout the world and has won important awards such as in BBC World Amateur Chorus Competition No. 2 in the childrens area the Centennial of Zoltn Kodlys Birth Competition No. 1 in the childrens area EBU World Chorus Competition No. 1 in the childrens area etc. Source: Wikipedia