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Family Shares Christmas Spirit with Neighbours and Friends

Stan Walker and Vince Harder perform for guests

"With Christmas around the corner, a family in Tuaefu has taken the initiative to share the spirit of Christmas by lighting, decorating and opening their compound to the public," the Samoa Observer reports this week.


The article continues: 

An initiative that only began last year, last night saw the first Gala benefit concert to raise funds for Team Samoa that will participate in the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi next year.

The event was headlined by star by international music superstars, Stan Walker and Vince Harder.

Speaking on behalf of the family, Sylvia Craig-Kapu said their initiative is based on the theme Light the World, which is being spearheaded by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

“It just means for people to light the world in their own community, within their own families and so we literally took that into heart and we decided to light our compound and open it to the public and allow families, especially with young children to come in and enjoy the light,” Sylvia said.

“We hope that it will be a place where they will feel loved, they feel warmth and the spirit of Christmas. So that’s why we did this.”

Read more and watch a video at the Samoa Observer website.

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