Saturday, May 18, 2013

Harlem + Harare Unite in Gospel Music!

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2013's Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) showcased a powerful gospel choir in its Songs of Inspiration show.

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Over 70 Zimbabweans' youthful voices raised in powerful praise with members of Harlem, New York City's Songs of Solomon Gospel Choir.

Take a look to see the just pure joy in their performance:

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It was amazing to hear so many lovely voices raised in such joy and praise.
(Here is Song of Solomon's director Pastor Chantel Wright leading the choir.)

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The Zimbabwean Gospel Ensemble and the Songs of Solomon members spent the week before their performance
touring parts of Harare and performing for different groups.

Here's my favorite performance.
Just listen to the power in this woman's voice before they break into "This Little Light of Mine."

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This Little Light of Mine!

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The Zimbabwean Gospel Ensemble's director Kundisai Mtero leading the group.

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HIFA is just amazing for the so many different types of performances, each leaving you amazed in different ways!

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Remember this guy?
 You should, he emceed last year's HIFA just as creatively unusual outfit as this one!

For more information on the show.
For more information on Songs of Solomon.

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