Concert of hope

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Sisongke Choir is hosting an afternoon of harmony and joy through music with its ‘Songs of Hope’ songs from around the world.

The concert is on Saturday 16 October from 2pm to 4pm at the Multicultural Hub, 65 Hopkins Street, Moonah.

Lunch will be provided from 1pm.

Sisongke Choir will sing a variety of songs from around the world, ranging from the exciting beat of Africa to the exotic music of China.

Sisongke is a joyous dynamic community choir based in Hobart that is open to everyone, regardless of singing ability.

It was formed in 1994 after a series of workshops run by South African trade unionists.

They mostly sing world music and songs about social justice and freedom.

The Choir will be joined by Méli-mélo Choir and the Glenorchy WENYI Tas Group to provide an afternoon of music from around the world.

Méli-mélo started about 10 years ago with conductor Rene Rime.

They sing in a variety of European languages in four-part harmony.

They have sung for Mona, Alliance Francaise, the Sunday market in Hobart, and have combined with other choirs for a variety of concerts.

Méli-mélo is group of mixed people of all age groups, from all walks of life who love to sing.

The program consists of mixed music in various languages, mostly European, as well as various styles including traditional folk songs, classical and popular pieces.

The WENYI Tas Group is an arts group which encourages people to sing and dance.

The ladies from the group will demonstrate traditional Chinese dancing and sing some songs.

Tickets for the concert are $25 for adults, $20 for concession, $40 for a family, and $15 each for groups of 10 or more.

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