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African children to sing to help their fellow countrymen

Traditional songs and dances on tap for free concert

POSTED: August 29, 2013 1:00 a.m.

The African Children’s Choir with their ear-to-ear smiles, young voices and rhythmic songs and dances will perform well-loved children’s songs, traditional spirituals and gospel favorites in a single concert Friday night in Gainesville.

The free concert will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at Redwine United Methodist Church, 3285 Poplar Springs Road in Gainesville.

The African Children’s Choir has performed before presidents, heads of state and most recently the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, for her diamond jubilee. The choir has also had the honor of singing alongside artists such as Paul McCartney, Annie Lennox, Keith Urban, Mariah Carry and Michael W. Smith.

A free-will offering will be taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs. The African Children’s Choir is a nonprofit humanitarian and relief organization dedicated to helping Africa’s vulnerable children.

Call 770-536-5164 or visit www.africanchildrenschoir.com for information.


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