It was an extraordinary evening last week with different faiths coming together and blending as one chord. Asian Lite reports
Singers, dancers, musicians from Voice (Vedic Organisation of Indian Culture and Education), The Menorah Synagogue Choir, The Choir of Manchester Cathedral and The Manchester Airport Choir all rallied together to support local Charity and strengthen values of Inter Faith cohesion with music. Lovely vocals and instruments from all gave everyone a blissful atmosphere which calm, peaceful and melodious to everyone’s ear. A student of Voice parent Parent Binu Pillai says, “From the exotic hypnotic singing and instruments from VOICE and their exquisite dance, to the holy vocals of the Cathedral Choir and energetic performance of the Airport choir with Jewish contribution gave a fabulous vibe to this event.”
She adds, “VOICE did a fantastic job by reciting the mantras from all. The whole hall was humming and trying to blend in. All the vocalists and people with instruments showed the variety in Indian music. “It was truly exotic,” says Pillai. Music teachers – Harjeet Singh on Sitar, Manjeet Singh on Tabla and Vocal by Dr Vijay Rajput lent prestige to the event. Little dancers were luminous, graceful and energetic that their Kathak dance made everyone to go excited. All praised the adorable girls. Dance teacher – Mrs Kajal Sharma had every reason to boast on the occasion.
Ruti Worrall who was the Event Organiser said, “It was a magical evening. People are still writing in and phoning to say what an amazing evening it was and it is all thanks to you and your people.The variety of the evening was stunning! From the exotic and almost hypnotic singing and chanting of Voice and their exquisite dance, to the holy vocals of the Cathedral Choir (to quote one member of the audience – they lifted us to another sphere) to the fun and energetic performance of the Airport choir – you together with our Jewish contribution made this an evening uniquely fascinating and moving.
The proceeds of the night will be donated to the charity Faith Network 4 Manchester confirmed Ruth.