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Young Africans Choir To Perform In Fort Wayne

The Young Africans are a gifted group of singers, musicians and dancers who were all once a part of the world-renowned African Children¹s 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 Children¹s 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 tomorrow¹s 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. Smith¹s tour. ³What a joy it has been to be involved with The Young Africans. You guys are special and I can¹t wait to work together again,² 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 Children¹s Choir is a nonprofit humanitarian and relief organization dedicated to helping Africa¹s most vulnerable children today so they can help Africa tomorrow.

No tickets, donations welcome.