The Jakarta Post
Indonesian singer Agnez Mo performs at the Lazada 7th anniversary at ICE BSD in South Tangerang, Banten, on March 27, 2019. (JP/Seto Wardhana)
Indonesian performers Agnez Mo, Raisa and Dipha Barus are set to perform in an international COVID-19 charity concert dubbed IDENTITY: Project Blue Marble – Live Stream.
Scheduled to be held on May 30 at 2 p.m. Western Indonesia Time, IDENTITY: Project Blue Marble – Live Stream will be aired live worldwide via AmazonMusic channel on live streaming platform Twitch.
The charity concert will also feature Japanese musician Miyavi, Thai singer Phum Viphurit, Taiwanese singer-actor Vaness Wu, Malaysian singer Yuna and Korean-American rapper Dumbfoundead, among others.
Additionally, the event will feature special guests, including Nepalese-American fashion designer Prabal Gurung, American actor Sung Kang, American filmmaking group Wong Fu Productions and poet Rupi Kaur.
The concert will last eight hours and is aimed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and xenophobia. All revenue from the concert will be donated to nonprofit organization United Way Worldwide to help those who are affected by the health crisis.
IDENTITY: Project Blue Marble – Live Stream is presented by music streaming platform Amazon Music, media and entertainment technology venture XRM Media, Los Angeles-based creative collective Transparent Arts, nonprofit collective Gold House and Pacific Bridge Arts Foundation, a foundation that supports Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in arts and culture.
“Project Blue Marble is the result of our community’s togetherness, our willingness to help and our needs to be heard,” Kev Nish, rapper and co-CEO of Transparent Arts told Antara news agency. (wir/wng)
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