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Let´s celebrate M.L.King´s speech I HAVE A DREAM by Concerts of Spirituals

Location: Czech Republic

Press Release on 12 May, 2013

We call all Choirs, Music Groups, Churches, Human Rights Organizations and any others all around the world who love ideas of Freedom expressed by M.L.King in his legendary Speach I have a dream on 28/8/1963 and who love American Spirituals which were honored by the U.S. Congress the National Treasure on 7/2/2007 to organize concerts of American (Negro) Spirituals at your places named LET FREEDOM RING on the date of 50th Anniversary of this speech which is on 28/8/2013.

We are looking for vocal choirs, groups and singers who would like to organize their Spiritual Concerts Let Freedom Ring at their places not only fulfilling the M.L.King´s vision that all people with no exception would sing hand in hand Negro Spiritual, but also express by the common singing their unity with the ideas of understanding between nations and different groups, general human brotherhood and the right for every person for full-rounded place on the earth.

Let´s Go to celebrate that special day on 28/8/2013, the 50th Anniversary of M.L.King´s speach so that we together would share and spread the ideas of brotherhood, spiritual joy, faith and hope contained in spirituals at our places where we live all around the world.

We are aware of growing influence of extremists´ movements, nationalism, racism, minorities hatred and other xenophobia consequences in many countruies of the globe. We have no power to stop them but we have the prayer to pray, songs and voices to sing, hands to clap in the rythm and dreams to dream. Let´s do it. Let´s express our unity in variety. Let´s Freedom Ring!

You are welcome to use any arrangements of Spirituals which cohere with their original meaning to follow the ideas of human dignity, sincerity and real spiritual joy. You are welcome to remind the main ideas from M.L.King´s speach, the story of his life, his non-violence philosophy comming from the Bible and the teaching of Jesus Christ and M.K.Gandhi.

You are welcome to share you participation at the Concerts LET FREEDOM RING by short announcement to the below e-mail address at the 2 stages (Before the Concert and After the Concert). We would inform King Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S.A. and media. (The names of the participants and the locations will be listed at the special web page which is now being prepared.)

1. Before the Concert, please, advice

a) Your full name, e-mail addres,  postal address, telephone number
b) The full name of your Choir or Musical Group with number of singers and/or musicians
c) List of other Choirs or Musical Groups with their numbers participating at your event
d) The place and date of your Concert LET FREEDOM RING
e) Your partners (media and/or others)) of the event (not obligatory)

2. After the Concert, please, advice

a) Any change comparing the information 1. (Before the Concert)
b) Links to your videos from the Concert
c) Press Releases and any feedbacks by participants (singers and musician), audience and media
d) Pictures from your event reporting performing singers and musicians as well as the audience

If you have any question, feel free to contact us.

On behalf of GESHEM A Cappella Gospell Choir, the International A Cappella group LET´S GO! and DNAA Cappella Group we are looking forward to co-operation with you about this exciting project.

 

Marek Šlechta
Organiser of Choir´s Happening REMEMBER!                          +420 774 685 370, mailto:marek.sle@seznam.cz
Conductor of GESHEM A Cappella Gospel Choir,                        www.geshem.cz
Leader of the International A Cappella group LET´S GO!,             www.myspace.com/letsgo-group

Václav Brázda
External journalist for the radio Proglas                                          +420 777 640 556
representative of CASA in the Czech Republic                              mailto:vdna@seznam.cz
Conductor of DNA A Cappella Group                                             www.dejnamakord.cz