African choir coming to Stettler

Watoto Children’s Choir performing Friday

The African Watoto Children’s Choir – consisting of former child soldiers, vulnerable youth and orphans – is performing in Stettler.

Through song the children will share messages of hope and tell how their lives have changed since becoming Christians.

“This production is going to challenge pre-conceived ideas about miracles,” said James Skinner, Watoto Choirs creative director, in a press release.

Since starting in 1994, Watoto Children’s Choir has helped more than 4,000 vulnerable and orphaned youth, some of which have gone on to become lawyers, doctors, teachers and journalists.

The choir will perform in Stettler at the Hub at the Stettler Recreation Centre on May 18 at 7 p.m. Admission to the show is free but a donation will be taken.

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