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Watato Childrens Choir

Published on 9 January 2017, by Camden Council

Location: Camden Civic Centre, Auditorium 
Contact details: 4655 8681
Target age: For all ages
Email: camdenciviccentre@camden.nsw.gov.au

The Watoto Children’s Choirs have travelled since 1994 as Ambassadors of the millions of African children in need of hope.

Accompanied by a team of adults, the choir presents Watoto’s vision and mission through their stories, music and dance. Watoto choirs act as ambassadors to raise awareness about the plight of the orphaned and vulnerable children of Africa.

Each of the children in the choir has suffered the loss of their parents either through war or disease. They live in Watoto children’s villages. The experience gives the children exposure to other cultures broadening their worldview. It also gives them confidence and boldness and helps them rise up out of their own situations of sadness and despair.

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