Peace Bell Facts

»To create the mold, Verdin used a lost wax process.
»The bell will weigh 1,000 lbs and be 37 inches in diameter.
»The bell will ring with the musical note "A."
»The bell features Cincinnati area landmarks.




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Casting The World Choir Games Peace Bell


World Choir Games Peace Bell



World Choir Games Peace Bell

On Tuesday, March 20th, Verdin cast the bell for the 2012 World Choir Games. The casting was broadcast live via our web stream to viewers from all 58 countries . The Peace Bell weighs 1,000 lbs. and includes four signature landmarks in Cincinnati. The bell will be rung at the World Choir Games opening and closing ceremonies.

What is the World Choir Games?

It’s the Olympics of choral music – the largest international choral competition in the world held every two years. Previous games have been in Austria, China, Germany and South Korea. This will be the 7th World Choir Games, and it’s being held in the United States for the first time July 4-14 in Cincinnati USA. The Games are the signature event of INTERKULTUR, Germany-based organization that produces choral events all over the world.


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