Global Sacred Music Celebration Offers Hope, Peace and Reflection
Sunday, April 8, 2007
For Immediate Release
March 24, 2007
Contact: Meg Fullwood
Fast Forward Productions
photos are available upon request
DFW ....a la Carte! Feel the synergy of cultures from all over the world, an extravaganza of activities by the New Americans that are reshaping our region's face!
DALLAS - Sacred music is the vehicle for spiritual awakening in many world cultures, touching us all with a sense of peace, hope and connection with the Divine. For the second consecutive year, the DFW International Community Alliance will close its International DFW Month with a Global Sacred Music Celebration on Easter Sunday, April 8, at 4:00 p.m. at Unity Church of Dallas, 6525 Forest Lane (between Preston and Hillcrest Roads) in North Dallas.
A dozen faiths and traditions will be represented in the two-hour concert that affirms our spiritual unity. Tickets for the Global Sacred Music Celebration are $5, and can be purchased in advance at www.dfwinternational.org/festival/sacred. They will also be available at the door. Light refreshments will be served after the concert.
The Global Sacred Music Celebration is the concluding event of International DFW International Month 2007, one of 20 collaborative events organized by the DFW International Community Alliance. The month highlights global cultures through programs that celebrate the pioneer spirit of the New Americans who make up 40% of our regions residents.
Featured artists and traditions include:
Call to Unity and Prayer
Navajo - Jerome Power
Polynesia - Zonia Velasco
Islam - Zakariah Gharabiyeh
Buddhism - Vietnamese Monks
Judaism - Miriam Kolni
African - Baba Kwasi
Christianity - Rev. Ed Townley
Lakota - Jerome Poyer
Judaism - Shirat HaLev
Islam - Jamal Mohamed, Baba Kwasi, Mawardi Sherif
Eastern Faiths - Cornell Kinderknecht, the Vietnamese Buddhist monks, Chi Sing
Hinduism - ExpressionsIndia
African Traditions - Baba Kwasi and Ayubu Kamau
Christianity - Parranda Venezuela
Christianity Unity Choir
Santeria - DFW International Unity Ensemble
Christianity - Malin
Unity of All Faiths - All
The Global Sacred Music Celebration is one of more than twenty events and activities taking place during DFW International Month, March 6 to April 8, 2007. Visit www.dfwinternational.org or call 972-661-2764 for more information.
DFW International Community Alliance is the portal for global North Texas, a network of 1,600 of the regions ethnic and internationally-focused
civic, community and educational organizations. The organization promotes and links North Texas ethnic and immigrant groups through its website and
cultural calendar at www.dfwinternational.org, that receives over ten million hits a month. Dallas International Month 2007 is made possible
through the support of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and the Unity Church of Dallas with media support from KERA, Univision and
Telefutura, CBS-11 and TXA 21.
For additional information on the Global Sacred Music Celebration, to receive photos or schedule interviews, please contact Meg Fullwood with Fast Forward Productions at 214-946-9509 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.