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Mosaic Harmony & Friends: "One Humankind in Music" to air on Kurdistan Public Access TV
Mosaic Harmony proudly presents "Mosaic Harmony & Friends: One Humankind in Music" as part of the United Nations 2016 World Interfaith Harmony Week. The program will be featured on Kurdistan 24 Public Access television.
By: Mosaic Harmony
Confirmed choirs who will perform from various faith traditions include the Adams Youth Choir with Ridwa Ullah and Faateha Syed who will open the program with a welcoming song followed by special greetings from Rabbi Gerald Serotta, Executive Director, Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington. Performances will include the Washington Baha'i Chorale, The Olam Tikvah Chorale, Hindu faith tradition performers Arun Murkherjee and Misti Acharyya, with Mosaic Harmony closing out the program. World Interfaith Harmony Week held annually, brings together thousands around the world. The concert, open to all, is entitled “Mosaic Harmony & Friends – One Humankind in Music”, celebrating the ability of the language of music to bring people together and focus on our common humanity rather than the differences that set us apart. A love offering will be collected and donated to UNICEF for Syrian Refugee Children. Over their twenty-two year history, Mosaic Harmony has garnered praise and developed close ties from their varied performances at fundraisers, corporate events, educational institutions, churches, government agencies and private events in the Washington metropolitan area.
Says North, “producing a concert with friends for World Interfaith Harmony Week was a no brainer, clearly this is our wheelhouse, we live and believe in this mission.” The choir has received many awards most notably in 1997, they were chosen by the Fairfax County Human Rights Commission to receive its prestigious Human Rights Award and in 1998, were the recipient of the President's Initiative on Race as a model program that encourages participation of people from different racial backgrounds. Mosaic Harmony was included on the White House web site as one of the country's Promising Practices, which highlights efforts to improve race relations and build One America. Other performances have included: the Baha’i Black Awards Banquets/Baha’
For more information on World Interfaith Harmony Week, visit www.worldinterfaithharmonyweek.com and for more information on Mosaic Harmony, visit www.mosaicharmony.org