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04 Jun 2014

Bring Back Our Girls - Toronto Artists Concert

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | BRING BACK OUR GIRLS – TORONTO ARTISTS CONCERT


Friday June 20, 2014 @ Toronto City Hall (Council Chamber), 100 Queen Street West Toronto
@ 6:30 pm – 9:30pm
Admission is free but we encourage donation
Food and drinks are served at location

AFRICAN WOMEN ACTING PRESENT – BRING BACK OUR GIRLS CONCERT
This is an event to raise awareness and to continue to put pressure on the Nigerian Government in the rescue of over 270 girls students kidnapped over a month ago. A horrific and barbaric act by boko haram.

In the dead night of April 14 2014 in Chibok town northeast Nigeria a group of Islamist extremist known as book haram went to a boarding school and kidnapped over 270 female students. About 50 of them were able to escape, 3 are being reported dead, while 18 are sick after being beaten by snaked in the dreadful forest of Sambisa. Instead of hearing good result on the return of the young girls, 8 more girls were kidnapped by the same group in a town close to Chibok in early May.

Featuring
Rhoma Spencer,Waleed Abdulhamid, Naomi Abiola, Ebedoz, COBA Dancers, Adam Myrie,Voices of Savannah, Mutendu Nabitete, Ruth Mathiang, Nazaria Umutoni, Jean Fojeba, Halima Hatimi, Sahar Zaidi, and The Toronto Children’s Choir with Sonia Aimy.

Host – Gwyn Chapman

Speakers from the community and politicians shall also grace the occasion

This event is proudly supported by Councilor Pam McConnell

Partners: TC3, Canadian Council of Muslim Women and Robeter Productions.
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Sonia Oduwa Aimiuwu
Executive & Artistic Director

&

Linda Nourse
General Manager

African Women Acting (AWA)

585 Dundas St. E., 3rd Fl. Toronto ON M5A 2B7 www.africanwomenacting.org | Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | 647-770-3293

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