We bring the Joy to you

We Bring The Joy to You

We would like to warmly present the Gracias Christmas Cantata that's coming to HOUSTON on October 9(Wed), 2019 at the NRG ARENA. There's no doubt this will be an amazing gift to our city as the world's best Gracias Choir and Orchestra will plant joy and happiness through their stunning  performance. We are hand-delivering 100,000 invitations this year. Please support us bringing the joy to Houston!

What is the Gracias Christmas Cantata?

The Gracias Christmas Cantata offers cherished, heartfelt music and unforgettable scenes that will be sure to brighten and revive your heart. The live musical reenactment of Jesus Christ’s birth will make your hearts overflow with joy and thankfulness; and as we deliver the message of God’s greatest gift for us all, you will be filled with the love of the Lord.

-Feliz Navida by Gracias Choir

-God bless America by Gracias Choir

How will the funds be used

- Reaching out to more people who have not experienced the show through media outlets

- Venue rental & technical equipment rental

- Room and board for the volunteers

- Room and board for the Choir and Orchestra


About Gracias ChoirThe Gracias Choir is one bold musical color created through-sacrifice; harmonious sounds birthed from the essence of the soul; and lives changed through the transformative power of music. They have held performances at distinguished venues such as Madison Square Garden, Sydney Oprah House and Eisenstadt Haydn Hall. 

First Prize in 14th International Chamber Choir Competition in Marktoberdorf, Germany.

First Prize in 2014 at the Montreux Choral Festival in Switzerland.                  

Grand Prize in 2014 at the 13th Concorso Corale Internazionale Riva del Garda, Italy.               

Grand Prize in Mixed Chorus, Silver Prize in Women’s Chorus and Best Conductor’s Prize in 2010 at the Busan Choral Festival & Competition.

Grand Prize in 2009 at the Jeju International Choir Festival.

About us

IYF Houston

My name is Joshua Park and I am the director of the International Youth Fellowship (IYF)  Houston branch. I am an active member of the IYF, which is a Christian-based youth initiative of International Youth Fellowship Education Foundation (IYFEF), a non-profit organization. The Houston branch of IYF has partnered with the Gracias Choir and Orchestra to host the 2017 Gracias Christmas Cantata in Sugar Land, Texas, 2018 Gracias Christmas Cantata in Houston, Texas. IYF is dedicated to the spiritual, intellectual and emotional growth of young people around the world.

Through proprietary programs, events and practical opportunities, IYF strives to:

- Advance Christian mission work in developed and developing countries

- Administer alternative methods of post-secondary education

- Create international awareness and cultural exchange

- Promote the value of meaningful performing arts

- Facilitate short-term and long-term volunteerism domestically and overseas

- Develop leadership skills that are applied on a global level

Withdrawal plan to get the funds from the campaign to the Gracias Christmas Cantata event:
Joshua Park will withdraw the donations to a personal bank account on regular intervals. Joshua is the director of the IYF Houston branch, who is the direct contact for the NRG Arena where our organization is hosting the Christmas Cantata.  Foremost, he will use the donations to pay for the venue rental costs.

Contact: [phone redacted] / [email redacted]


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