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Unique group to perform at Salem

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Residents will be able to witness a rare event in this area on Tuesday, March 16 when the First Assembly of God will host the children's choir, Watoto.

Watoto, which means "the children," are a lively group of young singers and dancers who will bring a live concert of hope for Africa's needy children.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the church building at Highway 62 east and Pinto Pl., in Salem.

Since 1944, Watoto Children's Choirs have toured internationaly spreading a message of hope for Africa's Children. The choir present's Watoto's vision and mission through their music and dance, which is an energetic fusion of contemporary gospel and traditional Africian rhythm.

The children are among 1.8 million boys and girls in Uganda who have had the tragic experience of losing one or both of their parents to AIDS or war.

Concerts of Hope are a colorful and lively demonstration of the life-changing love of God experienced by the children of Watoto. Audiences are informed of the plight of Africa's needy children and given an opportunity to support the vital work of Watoto in Uganda.

The Watoto choirs have been seen on national television programs and this is a rare event for the area to watch this energetic group of children perform.

Everyone is invited to this one time performance. Admission is free.

To learn more about Watoto, visit their Web site at www.watoto.com.

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