FROM THE DIRECTORATE OF LAMCOM
This maiden edition of festival would be performed by 15 deanery choirs in honor of the centenary of our Lady of Fatima and Marian Year celebrations of our Archdiocese.
Each deanery choir is to present:
1a. newly deanery composed Marian hymn in any Nigerian Language.
1b. This hymn is not more than 3 minutes long and only in two verses.
1c. The Marian hymn should be congregational friendly.
2a. A newly composed deanery choral anthem in any Nigerian Language that could be used for any liturgical celebration. For instance, Marian Anthem, Eucharist Anthem, Holy Spirit, Jesus the Son of God Anthem etc
2b. The choral anthem should be choral friendly and not more than five minutes long.
3. This event is competitive as prizes and winning cups would be awarded.
4. Each deanery choir is to pay a sum of ten thousand (10,000) naira only for participation fee.
Date: Monday 2nd October, 2017 (Independence Public Holiday)v
Venue: Sacred Heart Parish, Ojota.
Time: 11am prompt
All are cordially invited to celebrate the festival of Marian hymns and concert in honour of our Mother Mary in a musical grand style.
N/B: The Marian hymn replaces the proposed set piece to be provided by LAMCOM.
Purpose of the festival/Concert
1. To celebrate the Marian Year in a musical grand style.
2. To encourage and improve deanery choral performance.
3. To enjoy 15 newly composed Marian hymns in Nigerian Languages.
4. To enjoy 15 newly composed choral anthems in Nigerian Languages for liturgical worship and choral concerts.
5. To celebrate our oneness in promoting indigenous hymns and anthems.
Kindly share to all your deanery platforms.
Fr. Peter Osuntope