Joy to the World

Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth,

burst into jubilant song with music;

Lisa Haley - Rainforest World Music Festival 2011-copyright Norman Goh

(Lisa Haley photo courtesy Norman Goh)


Make music to the LORD with the harp,

with the harp and the sound of singing,

Gary, Jason and Drew (Blue Canyon Boys) at the

Blue Canyon Boys

With trumpets and the blast of the ram’s horn—

shout for joy before the LORD, the King.

Peter Orinda (Kenge Kenge) with his antelope / steer horn at the

Peter Orinda / Kenge Kenge

Let the sea resound, and everything in it,

the world, and all who live in it.

Sunset at Santubong Hotel

Sunset at Santubong, Sarawak

Let the rivers clap their hands,

let the mountains sing together for joy;

Leweton Women's Water Group demonstration in the hotel pool

Leweton Women’s Water Group

Let them sing before the LORD…

Concert Day 2: James Riley

James Riley / Paddy Keenan Trio

Fond memories from our time at the 2011 Rainforest World Music Festival meld with the celebratory spirit of Christmas. We wish you and your family a joyous holiday season.

Merry Christmas, Selamat Hari Natal, and Mele Kalikimaka from House of Annie!

Cheers and Aloha, Annie and Nate

6 Comments Post a Comment
  1. babe_kl says:

    Joy to you, love to you, everything good to you this season. Have a blessed Christmas & New Year!

  2. terri says:

    merry christmas anne n nate! n a wonderful wonderful year ahead!

  3. babe_kl says:

    A New Year Wish for You Wishing you a year that brings Good friends, good health, good luck, good things! Happy New Year!

  4. Mokihana says:

    Fabulous post! I loved the photos, loved seeing the spirit of all the musicians and singers, loved the joy in all of it. Thank you!

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