An Irish choir has performed virtually at an event that announced new initiatives as part of the EU's Beating Cancer Plan.

The Sea of Change choir's performance this week marked their fourth time as the 'musical interlude’ at the event, which took place in Stockholm, Sweden.

The choir was formed in 2018 and is made up of people who have cancer, have survived it, or who have lost people close to them.

"It is such an honour for Ireland and our choir," they said of being asked to perform again at the event, which is loosely tied to World Cancer Day (4 February).

This year, they chose to perform the Andy Grammer song ‘Don’t Give Up’ and they recorded their video at Áras an Uachtaráin.

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The choir first attended the event in person in 2021, the year the European Union launched its Beating Cancer Plan, which aimed to renew its commitment to cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and quality of life.

This year’s plan is focused on eradicating inequalities with cancer care and providing modern cancer care for all.

After three virtual performances, the choir are happy to say they will be attending the event in person next year.