Voices of Harmony 2017
An Evening of Soulful Music for a Good Cause
‘Voices of Harmony 2017’, a charity concert organised by Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery (KMSPKS) to raise funds for Singapore Buddhist Free Clinic (SBFC), took centre stage on 20 May 2017 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
It featured a medley of sacred Buddhist music, soulful songs, dynamic dances, familiar tunes and performances by renowned pianist, Niu Niu; international acclaimed humanitarian, singer and UNICEF Nepal Ambassador, Ani Choying Drolma; and Abbot of KMSPKS, Venerable Kwang Sheng and musicians from various disciples and dancers, such as ADDO Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonic Winds, Hands Percussion and Dance Ensemble Singapore, and many more.
SBFC has helped alleviate the suffering of the poor and needy through its provision of free Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treatments since 1969. To enable SBFC to continue its 48 years of charity and indispensable service across its seven centres today, the concert hopes to raise funds for and awareness of the mission of SBFC.
"SBFC is serving more than 284,000 people from low-income families every year, and would like to continue to help the poor and needy in their medical needs regardless of race and religion,” said Venerable Sian Tong, the Chief Executive Officer of SBFC.
It was not only an evening of music and dance that mesmerised the audience but filled each heart with compassion while supporting a good cause.
“Music is a form of communication that brings people together. Voices of Harmony 2017 aims to not only bring people together, but provide a platform for people to give back to the community. Through this, people will get to know that there are organisations like SBFC to help the poor and needy that require medical attention,” said Venerable Kwang Sheng, Abbot of KMSPKS.