Latest NewsPihcintu Multi-National Girls Chorus

Exciting news – this just in! Pihcintu Multicultural Chorus which will be performing at the Schenck High School (Sat.  March 30, 2024 at 6 PM) just received the Silver Award Winner of this year’s Webby/Anthem Award for Global Awareness Campaign.

‘With 2,000 entries from over 44 countries and celebrated by over 25,000 people during Anthem Community Voice, the 3rd Annual Anthem Awards is our biggest yet,” Patricia McLoughlin, General Manager, The Anthem Awards.

“It is our great honor to share this wonderful award with all of the people of Maine who have made our journey possible, and so a huge thanks to all!!!” Con Fullam.

Pihcintu will be performing at the Schenck High School, Gloria C. Mackenzie Performing Art Center on Saturday March 30th, 2024 at 6 PM. This event is sponsored by Boreal Theater.

Pihcintu is Maine’s own multinational immigrant and refugee girl’s chorus. Formed 18 years ago by Con Fullam, the chorus’s Director, Pihcintu has seen over 400 girls from over 30 countries join their voices in song. They have performed for over 400,000 live from the United Nations to the John F Kennedy for the Performing Arts and to many millions via the media on the Today Show, NPR, Voice of America, United Nations Television, the International Rescue Committee’s YouTube channel, and most recently with their YouTube music video for United Help Ukraine a collaboration between Pihcintu, The Portland Symphony Orchestra and the Magic of Christmas Community Chorus and the Mykhailo Verykivsky Girl’s Art School chorus from Irpin, Ukraine.

Anthem Judges are intellectually diverse leaders from the impact industry with expertise across the Anthem cause areas. IADAS members include Heather Dowdy, Director of Product Accessibility, Netflix; Alex Amouyel, President & CEO, Newman’s Own Foundation; Noel Kinder, Chief Sustainability Officer, Nike; Rawle Andrews Jr., Esq, Director, American Psychiatric Association Foundation; Alison Moore, CEO, Comic Relief US; Christina Lang, Vice President of North American Marketing, Mozilla; Michelle Wang, Steward of Sustainability and Everyday Good, Tom’s of Maine.

“The Anthem Awards were born out of the desire to amplify and celebrate the voices that are creating sustainable change and to inspire others to take action,” said Patricia McLoughlin, Anthem Awards General Manager. “In a year where so much is at stake, it is essential to recognize impact work and celebrate the progress happening globally. Congratulations to all this year’s Winners.”

About the Webby Awards:

Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet.

 

About Pihcintu Multicultural Chorus

Since its inception in 2006 the chorus has performed for over 300,000 live and hundreds of millions via broadcast and internet media including the Today Show, National Public Radio, Voice of America, Al Jazeera, Univision, UN TV and You Tube. They have appeared at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, The National Cathedral, Washington, DC and the United Nations, New York, New York to name but a few of the venues. Over the course of time over 300 girls representing 40 countries have passed through the chorus with 100% high school graduation and 85% post-secondary education.

 

Listen / Watch to Pihcintu

For more information, please visit: https://pihcintu.org/


Welcome to the Boreal Theater. Located at the gateway to Millinocket’s downtown, the Boreal Theater is far more than a 48-seat black box community theater. With “community” placed at the heart of its design, the convertible space also function as a:

– Community meeting space
– Education & healing space for groups & individuals
– Art gallery
– Rental space for events
– Prominent downtown gateway presence

Boreal Theater is excited to be working with neighboring non-profit organizations to contribute to our downtown development and vibrancy. We are always looking for sponsors for our shows. If you’re a local business or individual call us 207-560-5256 or 207-249-5786. Your company or cause will appear in our advertising and programs.

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