Entertainment

African choir at Trinity Church

A high school choir from Nairobi, Kenya, visits Port Alberni  on Monday, July 7  to give a concert of African music at Trinity Church. Concert time is 7 .. In recent years State House Girls’ Choir has won top honours in Kenya’s national music festivals and they are often asked to perform at state functions and conferences.

The choir’s recording of African Woman, written by conductor Leonard Wekesa for a 2011 international women’s conference, became a big hit on Kenyan radio stations.

The choir has come to B.C. to take part in this year’s International Choral Kathaumixw, held in Powell River July 2-5. The Kathaumixw festival organizes short tours for the visiting choirs and the proceeds of the concerts assist with their travel expenses.

Tickets for the Trinity Church performance are on sale at Rollin Arts Centre and at the church, or may be purchased at the door. Admission is $10 ($6 for children 12 years and under).

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Ride-sharing company spooks taxi firms
 
Shipping company names new ship after the city
 
Difficult birth for LNG cash cow
Lumby youth lend support to Winter Games
 
Doctors prescribe additional hospital beds
 
District of Sparwood shuts down Well #3 due to selenium levels
Archaeological open house July 13 at Lemon Creek Pithouse Village
 
Students invited to open house
 
Local man headed for Japan with book of hope