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Thursday, January 8, 2015
Official Hymn for World Youth Day 2016 in Poland Released - Beautiful - Listen and SHARE!
On January 6, the official hymn for World Youth Day 2016 was released in Krakow, Poland. The hymn, is titled “Blessed the merciful,” and was inspired by the theme of the WYD, “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.” (Mt, 5,7).
The anthem was performed by Katarzyna Bogusz, Aleksandra Maciejewska and Przemek Kleczkowski, with a mixed choir of approximately 50 people and an orchestra conducted by Hubert Kowalski.
Jakub Blycharz, a Cracovian composer, lawyer, husband and father, wrote the music and lyrics of the anthem. He and his family are involved in the life of a Cracovian community called G?os na Pustyni (A Voice in the Desert).
Listen to the official hymn below.