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Australian choir welcomes east timor singers
MADRID (AP) â€” Musicians from east Europe's oldest choir, made up of women for a few centuries ago, will welcome a newcomer from Spain.
The European Council of Churches celebrated the concert Tuesday as the East Timorese sang "O'er their Land" for the European Union's 15,000th concert in celebration of an 800-year anniversary of its formation in 1275.
"The Eastern Timorese and the European Union have a common interest," said Erika LÃ³pez, president of the council. She pointed to the fact that the East Timorese also share its history with the European Union.
"There is solidarity in the East."
Some 60 musicians of the East Timorese community, the largest in West Africa, performed the epic "O'er their Land" from a collection of 12 instruments called "Old Songs" during Wednesday's concert.
Their composition is composed mostly of English lyrics, but there are occasional Spanish in the beginning and ending verses. The East Timorese are call