[Nfbnet-members-list] 2018 Convention Welcome Party Questions and Answers

Tracy Soforenko tracy.soforenko at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 04:50:06 UTC 2018

In May, the National Federation of the Blind and Aira announced the 
news that apl.de.ap will headline our 2018 Host Committee Welcome 
Party at the NFB National Convention. This is extremely exciting news 
and we hope you are planning to join us in Orlando.
Some people have asked us about the  concert and we  wanted to 
address your questions:

Who are the Black Eyed Peas?

The Black Eyed Peas is a pop, hip hop, and dance music group 
featuring rappers Will.I.AM, apl.de.ap,  Taboo and  Fergie.
The group is one of the world's bestselling musical groups with hits like

I Gotta Feeling

Let's Get It Started (with features a solo by APL towards the end of the song)

Who is apl.de.ap?

Allan Pinedo Lindo  (APL) who goes by apl.de.ap. is both a member  of 
the Black Eyed Peas and a solo performer.  Legally blind in both eyes 
from nystagmus, apl.de.ap has always lived the life he wants. 
apl.de.ap launched the <http://www.apldeapfoundation.org/>apl.de.ap 
Foundation, a charity dedicated to helping various communities and 
children in the Philippines and throughout Asia.
APL has a number of solo songs such as:

We Can be anything

Going Out


Take Me to the Philippines

Opening Acts

in addition, there will be numerous Federation performers such as 
Marion Gwizdala, James Brown, and Precious Perez.

How do I get into the concert

The Welcome Party concert will be held Friday, July 6 from 7:00 PM to 
10:00PM. ?The location will be included in the convention agenda. The 
concert is exclusive to registered convention attendees who purchase 
a $10 wrist band. Advance wrist bands can be purchased at the Welcome 
table in the lobby, at the hospitality Suite, at any of the host 
affiliates tables in the exhibit hall or from the SUN table at the 
back of the General Session. Wrist bands can also be purchased at the 
door. All wrist bands are the same $10 price.

What is included in the $10 Wrist Band Price?

The $10 price covers admission and there will be a cash bar at the concert. .

If you have further questions about the concert, do not hesitate to 
contact members from the Florida, Iowa, or Virginia affiliates

Tracy Soforenko
President, National Federation of the Blind of Virginia
202 285-4595
<mailto:Tracy.soforenko at gmail.com>Tracy.soforenko at gmail.com
National Federation of the Blind. Live the Life You Want
The National Federation of the Blind is a community of members and 
friends who believe in the hopes and dreams of the nation's blind. 
Every day we work together to help blind people live the lives they want.

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