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Two worlds collide in Boonslick Chordbusters and African Children's Choir concert
Currently touring the Midwest, the choir has 19 children all from Uganda. The choir sings in three different languages combining traditional African songs with geographical favorites.
Choir tour leader Keira Carnie, originally from England, says the goal of the tour is to educate the Western world about Africa and the joy of the children, along with raising sponsorship to help the children go back to school.
The Boonslick Chordbusters will be the first local group that the choir teams up with.
“We have gone into schools, so we’re really excited and we’re currently rehearsing new songs for them,” says Carnie. “People who come will see that we’ve got really special songs that are not going to be performed anywhere else, so it’s quite a unique performance for us.”