Ambassadors of Christ on stage during a recent concert held at Dove Hotel in Gisozi.

Ambassadors of Christ choir is set for a music festival dubbed, “Dufatane Urunana” on December 16.

The event will take place at Kigali Exhibition and Conference Village starting from 2:00 pm.

According to Moses Kayijuka, the coordinator of the event, the music event is organised to encourage more partners in the fight against drug abuse and raise funds to support the initiative designed to create awareness campaign among youth.

During the event, the choir will also expose the outcomes of previous awareness events that conducted countrywide to sensitise people about drug abuse.

The anti-drug abuse awareness campaign started on July 8, 2017 to address the persisting increase in drug abuse among youth.

During the drive, the choir tours secondary schools, Universities and prisons. Their approaches to sensitise include presentations, performances and drama. Three songs like Solange, Ejo Heza and Nugera Hakurya were composed to support the initiative.

The choir has so far conducted 20 awareness events since 2017 up to day. During 2019, 10 more awareness events will be conducted across the country.

To support the fight against drug abuse and other risky behavior for 2019 action plan, the choir will be selling the tickets.  Entrance fee is Rwf 200,000 for a round table of 5-8 people, Rwf 10,000 for VIP and Rwf 5000 for regular.

The event will also feature the performances by Shalom and Send Us God choirs.

“Our target is to rescue as many as youth who are engaged in drug abuse. Though we are coordinating the activity, the issue is everyone’s concern. We encourage everyone to take part in the awareness campaigns to fight the issue completely,” he added.

Ambassadors of Christ was founded in 1995, and boasts of 15 albums. Comprised of 45 professional singers, the choir is affiliated to the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Remera, Kigali.

The pictures below taken during the previous awareness events