Thursday, June 1, 2017

Concert Celebrating Refugees Saturday, June 10, 2017 7 PM Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We Want Peace proudly announces Toronto’s first Refugee Celebrations Concert on 10th June 2017 in the lead up to World Refugee Day at The Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront. Tickets on sale now. 
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The concert, spearheaded by former child soldier turned acclaimed recording artist - Emmanuel Jal, will bring together a stunning line up of local and international guest artists including, Nelly Furtado, Faarow, Love Peace & Harmony Ensemble and Vibe the Tribe. The night is set to be a celebration of the incredible talent, resilience and hearts of refugees. 
The evening will take time to joyfully unite, reflect and pay respect for the struggle of refugees worldwide with the support of Love Peace & Harmony, whilst showcasing the magnificent strength and talent of refugees through performances by the Somali- Canadian sister act Faarrow and enigmatic South Sudanese/Toronto rapper Emmanuel Jal, accompanied by his good friend Nelly Furtado.

“I I  was a child soldier and I am a refugee but I am also an entrepreneur and social activist with three business in Canada and a charity called Gua Africa. My work educates, creates jobs and has a global impact and I am organising this special concert in my adopted city Toronto, to highlight and celebrate the experience, resilience, talents and skills we have as refugees from all around the world.”
– Emmanuel Jal, Musician & Peace Activist

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