Antioch's cultural choir crosses religious lines for unity and peace

The choir in Turkey's ancient city of Antioch are bringing unity by sound. They are crossing cultural and religious lines to keep their history alive.

Photo by: TRT World
Photo by: TRT World

The Antioch choir uniting in voice to bring peace.

The ancient city of Antioch, in Turkey's southern Hatay province, is known for its choir which was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2012.

The choir consists of a cultural mosaic of residents from Antioch, among them Armenians, Assyrian, Sunnis, Alawites, Catholics, Orthodox, and even refugees from Syria.

Bringing their voices together, is their way of bringing peace.

TRT World's Ediz Tiyansan reports.