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Rachel Crow to Sing National Anthem at White House Easter Egg Roll

April 07, 2012 05:06:31 GMT

The fifth-place finisher on 'The X Factor (US)' season 1 joins Janelle Monae and Cody Simpson among other performers.


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Rachel Crow is coming to the White House this coming holiday. The former contestant on "The X Factor (US)" inaugural season is scheduled to deliver her rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Easter Egg Roll at the South Lawn on Monday, April 9.

Celebrating its 134th anniversary, the kid-friendly gig hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama will also made merry by performances from Janelle Monae, Cody Simpson, "Sesame Street" characters, Zendaya, China Ann Mclain and the McClain Sisters.

The Eggtivity Zone, meanwhile, will be supported by gymnast Dominique Dawes, skater Michelle Kwan, NFL players Brian Orakpo, Ovie Mughelli & Lorenzo Alexander, "The Biggest Loser" trainer Bob Harper, and members of the Harlem Globertrotters.

In the Food Station, celebrity chefs Andrew Zimmern & Marcus Samuelsson and "Top Chef" alumni Carla Hall & Bryan Voltaggio are on hand to offer healthy eating demos. The White House chefs will also take part in this segment.

As for the Storytime Stage, Robin Roberts, Julianne Moore, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" author Jeff Kinney and Forest Whitaker are tapped to read stories for the kids.

© AceShowbiz.com




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