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Participatory gospel concert held at Shaki

Participatory gospel concert held at Shaki
Dr.Benny Prasad and Zanbeni Prasad with local artists and others at Shaki Baptist Church after the concert on December 24. (DPRO Dimapur)
Dimapur, Dec 27 | Publish Date: 12/27/2019 11:59:02 AM IST

 Participatory gospel concert featuring Dr.Benny Prasad and Zanbeni Prasad along with selected local artists sponsored by Gift Ministry of Bethel Faith School Seithekima was held on December 24 at Shaki Baptist Church.

During the concert Dr.Benny and his wife Zanbeni Prasad presented Hindi, English and Lotha songs and also challenged the youth with their testimonies.

Dr.Benny Prasad is a world record holder who became the fastest person to travel 245 nations including Antarctica in six years, six months and 22 days. 

In 2004, he invented the world’s first Bongo guitar and performed with it at the official welcoming of the South African athletes as well as in the cultural stage of the 2004, Olympic Games in Greece. He has performed for many presidents, parliament’s and dignitaries and also at the opening ceremony of 2007 World Military Games. He had also performed at the 2012 Olympic and Para Olympic Games in London. 

After travelling for 13 years to 257 Nations and breaking six world records, Benny quit his world concert tours and built a 400 seater cafe in Bangalore along with his wife Zanbeni Prasad to reach out to the college students who are depressed, lonely and suicidal.

Other local artists who performed included Naga Idol finalist 2012, Thunglamo Ngullie, Pideno Shiteri, Yanithung Lotha, and 83 year old Patton.

The concert was organised in memory of late Avung Odyuo  who died on 8th August 2016.  

Director/founder of Gift Ministry, Thungjamo Odyuo who is the father of late Avung said that Gift Ministry focusses in organising camp, concerts, crusade, special programme and Bible study especially among the youth.

Apart from church members and youth of Shaki and neighbouring villages, friends of late Avung from different places also witnessed the concert.

(DPRO Dimapur)

 

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