“La Bamba” Performance Contest Winners & Fan Video!

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After receiving many amazing fan video entries for our “La Bamba” Performance Contest, we’re excited to announce the Grand Prize Winner of the signed Fender Telecaster Guitar is the Official Ukulele Orchestra Dordrecht from the Netherlands!!

For the top 4 runner-up video entries, we’ve selected contestants Xander Lee and Chris Ren (Connecticut, USA), the Caburrasi Segundo Family (Cá¡diz, Spain), Philadelphia Phil (Pennsylvania, USA), and Rodo Vior (Madrid, Spain). These musician fans will be receiving a copy of PFC3: Songs Around The World for their excellent work.

Additionally, we’ve chosen clips from a few of our favorite video submissions and incorporated them into our original Playing For Change video! These contestants put a great deal of time, effort, and passion into each of their videos, and we’re proud to share their talent with you. Enjoy this PFC fan video version of “La Bamba”, featuring many amazing musicians playing for change around the globe.

 

Thank you SO much to all who participated; we hope you continue to join your friends, family, and community in creating peace through music together!

Meet with PFC Band Members Mermans and Jason

 

Jason Tamba and Mermans Mosengo are from the Congo and now live in South Africa. Since 2009, they have brought their spirit great music and soul to the Playing For Change movement touring with the PFC Band, composing songs, and recording on the Songs Around The World.

Their last album with Afro Fiesta, their Cape Town-based band that mixes congolese influences with roots reggae, is available soon!

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