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Orchestra Comprised of Afghan Street-children Concludes US Touri
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February 16, 2013 3:42 AM
After travelling more than 10,000 kilometers in two weeks, the Afghan Youth Orchestra is heading back to Kabul - following performances in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Boston. Hailing the group as 'ambassadors of peace,' Secretary of State John Kerry said the young people used music to show the positive changes made in Afghanistan over the last 10 years. Now they are going home. VOA’s Brian Allen has more from Boston.

Orchestra Comprised of Afghan Street-children Concludes US Tour

Published February 15, 2013

After travelling more than 10,000 kilometers in two weeks, the Afghan Youth Orchestra is heading back to Kabul - following performances in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Boston. Hailing the group as 'ambassadors of peace,' Secretary of State John Kerry said the young people used music to show the positive changes made in Afghanistan over the last 10 years. Now they are going home. VOA’s Brian Allen has more from Boston.


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