On Friday, April 15th the internationally acclaimed, Grammy nominated, African Children’s Choir – sponsored by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital graced the Miramar Cultural Center stage for a show stopping, unforgettable performance.
The evening included spiritual songs and traditional dance, incorporating traditional African instruments, including the African Drum. Their moving rendition of “Amazing Grace” in English and in their native language of Uganda followed by “He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands” melted the hearts of our audience.
Special guests in attendance included Mayor Wayne Messam, Commissioner Yvette Colbourne and Commissioner Maxwell Chambers.
The African Children’s Choir is a nonprofit humanitarian and relief organization dedicated to serving Africa’s most vulnerable children today so they can help Africa tomorrow.
In addition to the contributions from their tours around the world, bringing the choir to the Miramar Cultural Center further contributed to the charitable programs of the African Children’s Choir, which include building and maintaining homes for children, supplying food and providing an education.
“We anticipated the audience would be inspired by the spiritual voices of the African Children’s Choir and moved by their perseverance, and they exceeded all expectation with their ethereal sounds, rhythmic movements and unwavering strength”, states Stephen Kantrowitz, Director of Cultural Affairs for the City of Miramar. He continues “We look forward to presenting shows with tremendous impact like this one that stir the emotion of our audiences, in our upcoming season.”