Over 1000 people attended the Mariam Angels concert in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth as Mariam Foundation concludes its Christmas tour for this year, starting from Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Shafaamr and Nazareth.
The event was presented by Ruba Warwar, who welcomed the great audience and thanked this great attendance and through the live broadcast. Afterwards each of, Archibishop Yousef Matta, Vicar Rafik Nahra, and Father George – The Latin Parish presented their welcoming words and blessings for this attendance and for this great event.
CEO and Founder, Mohammad Hamed, welcomed and thanked everybody for their attendance, while reminding the audience with the cause and reason of this concert: The spirit of Christmas, love, hope and giving, for its meaning goes beyond musical performances, it designated to remind people how important it is to support children cancer patients, especially in this time of year, Christmas.
We were honored to host the US Ambassador Mr. Thomas Nides, who thanked the foundation for its amazing work in battling cancer and helping children cancer patients, especially those who come from Gaza and the West Bank. And for the main event, we were honored to have the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra conducted by the Maestro Nizar Al Khater, and the great singers Maria Jubran, Nour Darwish, Cann. Fouad Dagher and Mervat Ashqar, who all presented us with great Christmas musical performances and amazing pieces of music, letting everybody feel the real spirit of Christmas.
We would like to thank the Basilica of the Annunciation, our second home, for hosting us for this great event, and would like to thank everybody who attended and was a part of this year’s Christmas Concerts tour.