Reminds me a bit of the Live Aid set in 1985 he joined dozens of other stars at an event in solidarity to fight famine in Africa. But this time, there will not be a stage-mounted or thousands of people will gather in the capital. In One World: Together, at Home in A world: to put together in-house), each player shall be in his house, turned on the computer, working alone in front of the whole world, and the goal is to gather support for the fund-Covid-19 The Solidarity and Response of the World Health Organization (WHO).
The event, which has a show by Lady Gaga, is committed in the presence of, among others, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, Sam Smith, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Chris Martin (Coldplay), John Legend, Billie Eilish and her brother, Finneas, Pharrell, Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello, Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day), Lizzo, Usher, Alanis Morissette, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, Andrea Bocelli, J Balvin, Keith Urban, Celine Dion, Shawn Mendes, and Anitta.
The presentation will be on the job to Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, and of the character of the Sesame Street. In addition to musicians and other famous personalities will also be doing a small part, such as, for example, Idris Elba, Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Sarah Jessica Parker and David Beckham, among the other folks.
The event is divided into two parts: the first part of the six hours, which only need to be passed on onlineon a number of platforms (such as, for example, your Facebook, your Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube), starting from 18.00. And it’s a two-hour concert, which will be broadcast from the stroke of midnight, also on television and on the radio. In the Uk, it will be the internet, TV, and Commercial Radio.
To find out more about the artists that work in the first and in the second case, it is best to consult with the the website the official part of the event.
In a statement posted on the the website the WHO, Hugh Evans, co-founder and executive director of the Global Citizen, he said that, in addition to honor and support “the efforts of heroic health professionals from all communities in One World: Together, at Home, it also seeks to act as a source of unity and encouragement in the global fight against the covid-19”. “Through the music, the entertainment, and the impact of the cast that we put together is going to celebrate the living, those who are at the risk of their own health and to protect it from all the others,” he said.
On the same note, the director-general of the WHO, Tedros Ghebreyesus, said that the concert is “a powerful demonstration of solidarity against a common threat”. To give you an idea, even before the launch, the event has accomplished the feat of raising more than € 35 million in funding.