MEDIA ADVISORY - Multi-ethnic Music Festival fundraiser for Fort McMurray

TORONTO, May 21, 2016 /CNW/ - The GTA multi-ethnic Christian Community will hold a Music Festival in support of the people of Fort McMurray.  The fire conditions in northern Alberta remain extreme, 17 wildfires are burning, with two still out of control.  These fires cover an estimated 503,674 hectares.


Sunday, May 22, 2016

12:00noon – 8:00pm


Nathan Phillips Square

Concert Stage


Fakhar Mushtaq

Rena Gaile

Celeste Zugec

Lorraine Harris (Lorraine Harris' two daughters were air lifted from the midst of this fire.)


The Festival goers will be encourage to donate to their favorite charity to help their fellow Canadians whose lives have been devastated by this natural calamity.

"Canadians are the most giving people in the world.  They all want to do something," said Jay Banerjei, a local businessman.  "The Christian Music Festival will encourage the public to continue to give to the victims of this natural disaster."

"This Christian Music Festival is an exciting way for a diverse group of multi-ethnic people to express our united faith and freedom, while helping their fellow Canadians," said Rev. Paul Johnson, Executive Director of Open Doors Canada, one of the sponsors.  "I hope many will come to Nathan Phillips Square and take advantage of this unique opportunity to experience these talented musicians."

SOURCE Open Doors

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For further information: Paul Estabrooks, 905 815 3342,; Jay Banerjei, 647 273 1119,

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