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Localising Church music in China

HONG KONG (UCAN): China has experienced an increase in locally composed liturgical songs, which is evidenced by a new website listing various hymns that are sung across China today.

Last year, one priest released his own album of songs that he composed himself.

Sanyuan, in northwestern Shaanxi province, and Xianxian in northern Hebei, both held sacred music festivals in late 2016 attracting many choirs from the areas.

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Scribbled lyrics of a street musician

HONG KONG (SE): Well known for his persistent support of the downtrodden in Hong Kong, Father Franco Mella showed another side of his persona with a recital of songs of his own composition at the Ngau Chi Civic Centre on the evening of December 26.

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