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African Children’s Choir
March 14 @ 7:00 pm
Due to Adverse Weather Conditions – This event has been canceled. Our apologies.
The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites. Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs.
Music for Life (The parent organization for The African Children’s Choir) works in seven African countries such as, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. MFL has educated over 52,000 children and impacted the lives of over 100,000 people through its relief and development programs during its history. MFL purpose is to help create new leadership for tomorrow’s Africa, by focusing on education.
The African Children’s Choir started touring in 1984, and was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1992. They have performed with Paul McCartney, Mariah Carey, Josh Groban, Alicia Keys, Annie Lenox, Queen, and Michael W. Smith. The Choir has performed on American Idol, for Queen Elizabeth II (twice), President George W. Bush, at Royal Albert Hall, the London Palladium, the British House of Commons, the United Nations, the Tonight Show and the Ellen DeGeneres Show.
This is the Choir’s sixth visit to Ellsworth since 1996. The concert is presented by Faith Community Fellowship. For more information, visit the church’s website: www.faithcommunityfellowship.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org