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The devastation in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan last November has dropped out of the headlines, but the massive relief effort is expected to carry on for years.
Typhooon Haiyan, has left large parts of the country devastated with untold dead and millions without access to food, water, shelter and other basic necessities.
But out of sight doesn’t mean out of mind for lots of people. The Torrevieja Costa Lions Clubs are continuing to help rebuild the Philippines.
Local singer and songwriter Shani Ormiston has written a song especially about the disaster experienced by these poor people that need solidarity, with the collaboration of the producer Manuel Ortega.
This project is being supported by Torrevieja Costa Lions Club, who have already raised 8.000 euros for the worldwide campaign of LCI. There are many Lions Clubs in the Philippines lending aid and support and the Torrevieja Costa Lions Club intend to continue their support while still supporting many local projects.
This new single “Fill A Heart With Hope” by Shani, is available to download on CDBaby and iTunes for only 99 cents and all the money raised will go towards the needs of the Philippines.
Another option is to participate by making a donation for a coded card that will let you download the song into your computer and mobile devices.
The Philippines disaster may be out of sight but not out of mind, and you can still help to “Fill A Heart With Hope” from only 99 cents.
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The Havana was heard at the Headquarters of the European Parliament in Brussels last week, the very first time ever, on the occasion of the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the International Contest of Habanera and Polyphony of Torrevieja
The ceremony took place in front of a large number of Spanish MEPs, Pilar del Castillo, who was a former Spanish Minister of Education, Culture and the Director of the Cervantes Institute in Brussels, María González Encinar
The event went along similar lines to that held at the headquarters of the Instituto Cervantes in Madrid a week earlier where the guests heard a short concert “In times of Havana”, sung, under the direction of conductor and composer, Aurelio Martínez López, by representatives from a number of Torrevieja’s choirs.
Oriolana MEP Eva Ortiz, who has been one of the main promoters of this major event, served as host to the salt delegation led by Mayor Eduardo Dolon and Councillor for Culture and deputy Director of Habaneras, Luis María Pizana.
The director of the Cervantes Institute in Brussels, Maria Gonzalez Encinar said at the end of the performance that he had the “very great satisfaction of attendingthe event and that it was now the time to promote the competition worldwide. ”
At the conclusion of the performance the mayor of Torrevieja, Eduardo Dolon, presented a number of Literary works and musical scores relating to the history of the competition.
He then met several students studying Spanish who showed interest in learning more about the Havana after being impressed by the quality of the production.
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