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European Christmas Concert at Notre-Dame Ottawa

The Delegation of the European Union and the Diplomatic Missions of the EU Member States presented The Christmas Concert on Friday, December 6, 2013 at the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica in Ottawa.

Her Excellency Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ambasador of the European Union to Canada, welcomed the audience and thanked everybody who helped to make the concert happen.

Concert featured European Christmas carols and songs sung by Ottawa Children's Choir, Chorale De la Salle and Calixa-Lavaillee Choir.

Three African songs were performed as a tribute to the memory of Nelson Mandela. 

At the very end of the concert all choirs together with the audience sang Franz Gruber's Stille Nacht.

The concert was festive and Christmassy.