Benicia Children's Choir to Perform at the Olympics
Voena, a children's choir from Benicia, is preparing to perform at the London Olympics later this month. The name stands for Voices of Eve 'N' Angels.
The children, aged 5 to 18, will sing in multiple languages at the Olympics -- including Japanese, Chinese, Swahili, Zulu and Gaelic.
Choir director Annabel Marie says the idea is to honor the many nations present at the Olympics.
"It's very important that our group realize that we are helping unite the world with children's voices and how integral that is going to be to the whole olympic games," Marie said.
The choir is scheduled to sing on the first day of the games, July 28. Then it's on to other performances in England and Ireland.