Community adds voice to tribute
FAR Northerners are encouraged to find the best spot on the grass at Munro Martin Parklands tonight and sing to commemorate the signing of the Armistice.
The Voices of Remembrance, a mass community choir, led by New Zealand baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes and singer-songwriter Katie Noonan, will feature a repertoire of anthems reflecting war, peace and the enduring legacy of the Anzac spirit.
Ms Noonan said the Cairns concert would reflect a distinct musical narrative written es- pecially for the community. “Voices of Remembrance spotlights the history and legacy of the community during the First World War, and acknowledges the vital role of indigenous soldiers and the Australian Light Horse, whose actions helped turn the tide of war in favour of the Allies,” she said.
Cairns choir member Andrew Doolan said it would be a performance to remember.
“It will be fantastic to sing these songs that have been chosen especially for the centenary,” he said.
Gates will open 7pm-9pm for the Munro Martin concert.
Attendance is free.
NARRATIVE: Katie Noonan will perform at the event.