Sunday, 9 May 2010

Article for the Herald and Post‏

'Lutons children perform in Harmony'.

On May the 4th local school children performed in harmony at a London(shoreditch town hall) charity fund raising dinner helping to raise over £30,000 on the night for Palestinian children's medical care, on behalf of the charity Interpal.

Talented Children from Moorlands Independent, Foxdell primary school and Rabia school for boys Joined the creative muslim network c performing group the 'shining ummah' to be the special contributing act. The children performed poems dedicated to the mothers and orphans of Palestine.

The evening was attended by a host of national and international civic dignitaries, muslim professionals , the Palestinian ambassador, Jeremy Corbyn former MP, and Lord Sheik.

The CEO of Islam channel Mohammed Ali described the children as being delightful and talented. The founder of the Creative muslim network and 'Shining Ummah' Shemiza Rashid said the children did Luton proud and are now looking forward to their next event, this was a really inspiring event for the children as they got to hear the plight of less fortunate Palestinian muslim children, and help raise money for their brothers and sisters.

The evening had auctions of Islamic calligraphy, gift boxes and various items.
Photo include: "Shining ummah", Jeremy Corbyn, Mohammed Ali ceo Islam Channel and chair of Intrpal Ibrahim Hewitt.

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