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Re: One World Beat 2006: United in Drumming and Music-Making (May 6 & 7)!

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  • Andrius Kulikauskas
    Janet, Thank you for this information about One World Beat. http://www.oneworldbeat.org/owb2005/aboutOWB.htm Here in Lithuania I recently met an outstanding
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 15, 2006

      Thank you for this information about One World Beat.

      Here in Lithuania I recently met an outstanding African musician Plazi
      from Togo. He has organized a band here, Afroband, which was featured
      by the BBC:
      They were the final band to play at Lithuania's independence day
      celebrations in Kaunas.

      Plazi has joined us here. I alert us all to this worldwide event for
      solidarity and to raise money locally and globally.


      Andrius Kulikauskas
      Minciu Sodas
      +370 (699) 30003
      Vilnius, Lithuania

      Janet Feldman wrote:

      > Join the Global Music Festival - One World Beat 2006
      > You can join the festival as a musician, band, music venue, promoter,
      > school, organization or volunteer. All you have to do is hold a
      > concert on the weekend of May 6, 2006, and put it under the One World
      > Beat banner. Together we communicate a message of peace and hope:
      > United in One World Beat.
      > Sign up at: http://www.oneworldbeat.org
      > Drumming in One World Beat: Uniting the People of the Global Village
      > On May 6 and 7, 2006, we are bringing together people around the world
      > to send out a message of peace and unity:
      > "Drumming in One World Beat". Please join us:
      > festival2006@... <mailto:festival2006@...>.
      > Date:
      > May 6 and 7, 2006 - one hour of simultaneous drumming around the world!
      > Times:
      > Los Angeles Sat 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      > Chicago Sat 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      > New York Sat 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      > Toronto Sat. 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      > Rio de Janeiro Sat 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      > London Sat 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
      > Amsterdam Sat 11:00 PM to Midnight
      > Geneva Sat 11:00 PM to Midnight
      > Paris Sat 11:00 PM to Midnight
      > Johannesburg Sun Midnight to 1:00 AM
      > Bangkok Sun 5:00 AM to 6:00 AM
      > Tokyo Sun 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
      > Sydney Sun 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
      > Participants:
      > Grassroots project uniting people worldwide: col laboration with
      > non-profit organizations, youth groups, peace organizations,
      > musicians, city administrations, music schools, percussion groups and
      > volunteers.
      > Objective:
      > Creating a positive initiative, uniting people of the global village
      > to promote peace and solidarity.
      > Where:
      > Participants can get together in any suitable place - indoors or
      > outdoors. We are requesting that all the local organizers have the
      > required permissions and authorizations from the local city
      > administrations.
      > The vision
      > Our vision is to unite people in different cities around the world
      > simultaneously in one hour of drumming in unity.
      > The world has become a true global village and - more than ever before
      > - we are connected with each other. Through the new technologies and
      > the global impact of events, our lives are linked together - we are
      > dependent on each other, what affects one affects us all, and each of
      > us can make a difference for the better. One World Beat u ses the
      > power of music to create a positive message of solidarity and we want
      > to invite you to join us.
      > Participate in this worldwide project:
      > We are inviting non-profit organizations, youth organizations, peace
      > organizations, drum and percussion schools, musicians, bands,
      > individuals and volunteers to join this global event. The project is
      > coordinated by the non-profit organization One World Beat and our aim
      > is to unite as many people as possible. All the participating groups,
      > events and partners will be listed on the One World Beat website.
      > http://www.oneworldbeat.org
      > Join Drumming in One World Beat, and/or Sign Your Event Up for the
      > weekend of May 6th-7th, 2006!
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