Canadian Children Sing Ancient Arabic “Song Of Welcome” To Refugees

If there’s one video you watch today, make it this: Canadian children welcoming Syrian refugees with the same song that was sung to welcome Prophet Muhammad to Madinah.

With its Prime Minister making headlines across the world for all the right reasons, Canada is certainly cementing its position as one of the best countries to live in, and one of the only few with the most heart. A video is currently doing rounds on the interwebs where a children's choir in Canada is singing a beautiful song in Arabic to their new neighbors surfaced.

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The traditional song of welcome in Arabic, 'Tala' al-Badru 'Alayna' is one of the oldest in Islam, and one of the most well-known as it was sung when the Prophet Muhammad sought refuge in the city of Madinah. It was sung by the Ansar (Helpers) to the Prophet Mohamed and its message is one of welcome and hope.

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If the video made you cry, you’re not the only one.