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An Evening of Spanish Songs and Music: A Benefit Concert for Syrian Refugees

Sat. March 25th Oak Bay United Church (All Ages)
8:00 doors at 7:00 p.m.
$20 On sale now
Presented by: James Bay Refugee Initiative
A concert of Spanish Songs and Music featuring local Victoria artists: Zhila Kashaninia, Mezzo Soprano, Robert Holliston, piano and violinist, Gwen Thompson. The Concert will take place on Saturday, March 25th, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. at the Oak Bay United Church, 1355 Mitchell St., Victoria, B.C. A cd recording of Zhila Kashaninia and Robert Holliston performing Spanish Songs will also be available for sale. All proceeds from the tickets and the CDs will be donated to the James Bay Refugee Initiative.

Started in 2015, the James Bay Refugee Initiative includes more than 100 people who have raised over $25,000 through donations and fundraising events to sponsor refugees fleeing war and terror to come and find a safe home in Victoria, Canada. “I am so grateful to be able to do this concert with such amazing musicians who also believe in this great cause that is so close to my heart.“ said Zhila Kashaninia who is also an immigrant from Iran.

Ticket information: Tickets are $20 and are available from Long & McQuade or at the door (opens at 7:00 p.m.)


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