Saturday, Oct 1st 8.30 pm
World Music & Media Show
by Berlin Metropol Orchestra, Arja Saijonmaa, Birgitte Grimstad & PEN Germany
Opening: Heinrich Bleicher-Nagelsmann (ver.di)
became one of the leading folksingers in the 1960’s and 70’s, with an extensive touring- and recording career, and is still active. She was on the arrangement committee of Nordic Women’s International Peace Marches in 1981-82-83, and has performed numerous anti-war songs throughout her career.
is a very well known singer in the Nordic countries and beyond. She is an engaged citizen working e.g. for peace and gender issues. She is presently a goodwill ambassador for UN Women and has previously been also been a goodwill ambassador for UNHCR and has cooperated actively with UNESCO.
Berlin Metropol Orchestra
(multicultural music group)
Alfred Mehnert, the German percussionist decided to create a world music family like atmosphere to create a new “Großstadtsound”, a Metropolitan sound. In his musical family you encounter songwriter, solo instrumentalists, jazz musicians and composer bringing along stories of their roots to be translated into music. The evening of our Congress will feature the Cuban singer Mayelis Guyat and the “Congo”/ Angolan-origin singer Ange da Costa.