is pleased to present the world renowned Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m.
The Watoto Children's Choir is an African children’s choir based in Kampala, Uganda, at Watoto Church (formerly Kampala Pentecostal Church or KPC). It is composed of about 18 children who are mainly from Uganda.
Watoto means "Children" in Swahili, a Bantu (African) language. The choir and is made up of children who have lost one or both parents to the AIDS epidemic or war. The Choir has toured Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, New Zealand, Israel, Japan, Brazil, The Netherlands, China, Germany and Australia with a team of Ugandan adults.
Their performances are a unique blend of native African rhythms, contemporary gospel music and ethnic dance. They have released several albums including Cast Your Burdens, Jesus You Alone and Mambo Sawa (life is good), their latest album. Their unique ministry also comprises four children's villages, three babies homes, two primary schools, a high school and a vocational school.
Admission is free. is located at 2902 Montrose Avenue in La Crescenta. For more information please contact the church office at 818 249-6137 or online at www.lcpc.net.