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Toner på tværs

Toner på tværs on the 25th of September

Toner på tværs is an inter-cultural program around songs, music, dance, poetry reading and international buffet. It is open to all individuals or groups of whatever ethnic or religious background who are willing to share their talents for building up a fellowship and affirming our common humanity in spite of differences in language, culture and religion. The sounds of cultural expressions are enriching to celebrate, an instrument in forging friendship, understanding and tolerance.

The program starts with a concert at 16.00 in Simon Peters Church with a common meal at 18.00. The following performers for the concert are Ked Mkandawire from Zimbabwe who will be playing his drum, Daud Zaman with an Afghan musical instrument called tabla, Alexander Isaksen, violin, Shohre with the Iranian musical instrument called Daff, Henrik Echardt, with his mouth harmonica and guitar, Steffen Bay with piano. The program will also feature a group band like Euroasia, a newly formed group constituted by Jessica Reinart, Suzette Michelsen, Jacob Michelsen  and Marc Hurkman with guitar, drum and keyboard as instruments. Another band will be performing: Jens Rask with saxofon, playing the piano is Henrik Ahlers and Susanne will be singing.  Aller-Fjelstrup Sognekor under the baton of Krista Revsbech will be singing Danish songs. Dancing will be presented by Jocelyn Hansen and Gerdora Mariano Egeberg. Kenyan song and dance will be presented by the family of Martin and Linda Opiyo.  There will be solo renditions by Cristina Marinica from Romania and Woranuch Jonasson who originally hails from Thailand with the piano accompaniment by Ejvind Amorsen, the church organist,  and  Elizabeth Padillo Olesen will render  her own song composition tailored for the occasion. Poetry reading is done by Else Bech Larsen, Jonna Wammen and Chutamanne Nielsen and Anders Lund. There is also time for community singing when everyone is invited to join.

The International Table for the international buffet displays food contributed by 20  volunteers, representing different countries of origin:

Flor and Martin Jhung, Philippines-Danmark ,Neema Lubago, Tanzania, Clara Maura Winter, Zimbabwe, Linda and Martin, Kenya, Mae and Steen Pati Manegway, Philippines-Denmark,Lily Biswas,India-Denmark,Vera and Gudmundur Sigurfreyr, Thailand-Iceland,Margrethe Nielsen, Thailand, Joane and Dorian Davies, USA-Poland, Gada and Hussein, Libanon, Joy Kubel Gertsen, Denmark, Cristina Marinica, Romania, Ming Ling, China, Lamberto da Cruz, Tongo, Remy Busk, Philippines, Helle Kristensen, Denmark, Kunphatsorn Pornsujsawat og Ole, Denmark-Thailand, Krishdila and Rohan, Sri-Lanka, Laila Asadi from Iran, Scola Kosoya from Tanzania and Nyabol Diew from Sudan.

Come and experience the beauty when people from other different ethnic backgrounds share a fellowship around the common cultural expressions as one common humanity.   (EPO) September 18, 2010