Starts in 16 Days, 3 Hours
February 2, 2019 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Country: United States
UNITY EARTH: LIFT OFF is a multigenerational, intercultural, interactive concert in celebration of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, taking place on February 2, 2019 at the historic United Palace in New York City. This unprecedented celebration will bring together indigenous leaders, musicians, diplomats, artists, scientists, peace activists, interfaith and faith-based representatives, along with guests of all ages in a colorful celebration of our common humanity. It is an honour for us to welcome an array of First Nations leaders including Dwaine Perry, Chief of the Ramapough-Lunaape Nation, Dr. Mindahi Bastida of the Center for Earth Ethics, Hereditary Dakota Chief Phil Lane Jr., as well as Diné poet, musician and activist Lyla June. We are pleased to be welcoming a delegation from China and Korea including Lixin Chen and Ming Shan, as well as Ambassador Mussie Hailu, Global Envoy of the URI to the African Union. Also joining us will be Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grimm, the Executive Producers of Journey of the Universe, and Directors of the Yale University Forum on Religion and Ecology. The United Nations NGO Committee for Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns (UN-CSVGC) is a co-sponsor of UNITY EARTH LIFT OFF and have included it as one of their official events for the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week. Musicians and Artists will include BELLA GAIA, PATO BANTON, KRISTIN HOFFMANN, AKIM FUNK BUDDHA, MYSTIC VOICE & more.