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Young Africans Choir in Town on November 22

Friday, November 22, 2013 7:00 pm
St. Joseph United Methodist Church
6004 Reed Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46835-2215
Tel: (260) 485-9681 <tel:%28260%29%20485-9681>

The Young Africans are a gifted group of singers, musicians and
dancers who were all once a part of the world-renowned African
Children’s Choir. Now 20-22 years old and more talented than ever,
they are poised to fulfill their promise and make a difference in
their communities back home.

Throughout the performance The Young Africans share various cultural
elements from their countries of Kenya and Uganda with a Stomp
inspired dance as well as highlighting unique African instruments.
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 (parent organization) 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 Young Africans toured North America in 2012 where they sang in
churches, schools, theatres, and as special guests on Michael W.
Smith’s tour. “What a joy it has been to be involved with The Young
Africans. You guys are special and I can’t wait to work together
again,” he said.

Join us as we celebrate the achievements and talents of these
remarkable young adults, who, in the face of adversity, have risen to
become the future ChangeMakers of Africa. We are proud to announce
that The Young Africans will be bringing their uplifting show Our
African Dream to Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama,
Mississippi, Ohio, and Ontario between October 2013 and February 2014.

Promotional support of this community concert is greatly appreciated.

Music for Life and the African Children’s Choir is a nonprofit
humanitarian and relief organization dedicated to helping Africa’s
most vulnerable children today so they can help Africa tomorrow. <;