Summarized by Kent Larsen
Celebration Planned For Hinckley's 90th Birthday
(Celebration to fete LDS president)
Deseret News 13May00 N2
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH -- LDS Church officials are planning a
"worldwide celebration" for LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley's
90th birthday. Hinckley will be honored at "An Evening of
Celebration" at 7 p.m., June 23, in the new LDS Church Conference
Center. The celebration will feature musical performances and be
broadcast to LDS stake centers throughout the world.
Beginning the first week of June, the LDS Church will distributed
tickets to the free event at locations along Utah's Wasatch Front.
The satellite broadcast of the program will be shown live in the
Americas, including the U.S., Canada and Latin America, It will then
be rebroadcast the next morning to European stake centers.
Plans for the evening include performances from the Mormon Tabernacle
Choir, The Orchestra at Temple Square, Metropolitan Opera soloists
and local musicians.