American Gospel Group Lifts Spirits in Brazzaville
October 14-20, 2010
Brazzaville, October 17, 18 ,19 2010 - The Atlanta Georgia based contemporary gospel quartet Turning Pointe's visit to Congo Brazzaville will undeniably rest in memories for a substantial period of time.
In collaboration with two local groups, Turning Pointe offered three exceptional concerts to varied audiences in Brazzaville.
On October 17, Turning Pointe featured with an orphans' choir "La Voix des Anges" in a performance at Villa Washington attended by 114 people. Diplomats and key Embassy contacts also succumbed to the rhythm of gospel music in a concert featuring Turning Pointe with local gospel group Living Water at Ambassador Christopher Murray's residence on October 18, 2010.
In their largest event, Turning Pointe and Living Water held an electrifying concert at the French Cultural Center on October 19, drawing over five hundred people.
Congo Brazzaville was the third stop on Turning Pointe US government-sponsored African tour after Liberia and Togo.