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OrKidstra Sings at Canada’s National Hockey Game
On Sunday, 24 February 2019, the Ottawa Canada’s National Hockey League team, the Senators, hosted a special citizenship ceremony, welcoming 186 new citizens from 39 countries into Canada in the largest citizenship ceremony in Canadian sports history. Once sworn in, these new citizens walked the red carpet onto center ice and sang “O Canada” led by seven OrKidstra students, wearing red OrKidstra shirts in honor of the occasion. OrKidstra’s 700 students represent 62 different cultural and linguistic backgrounds and many are new Canadians. You can see the performance here: