One World Together At Home: All you need to know
What is One World: Together At Home?
International advocacy group, Global Citizen has launched a campaign to raise funds for the World Health Organisations COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
The main event, One World: Together At Home has the dual purpose of showing unity among those affected by the fast-spreading virus and celebrating the brave healthcare workers tasked with saving lives as they work tirelessly on the front lines.
The first of its kind, this event will feature a slew of top-notch artistes, all of whom will be performing from the safety of their homes.
When is it?
On Saturday April 18, Digicel and Loop audiences will have a front row seat to the global broadcast event which celebrates the heroic efforts of community health workers and offers support to the World Health Organisation in its fight to end COVID-19.
One World: Together At Home, will air on SportsMax + and Catch on Digicel Home & Entertainment, and on the PlayGo, SportsMax and Loop apps from 3pm EST. It will also be available on D’Music the following day, Sunday.
Who will be performing?
The event, which was curated in collaboration with singing sensation Lady Gaga, features a stellar cast and includes performances and appearances by Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder.
Why is this event important?
The World Health Organisation’s mission for COVID-19 is to prevent, detect and respond to the pandemic.
All funds raised will go to the World Health Organisations COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund, to acquire personal protection equipment, testing kits and laboratory facility to countries in need.
So far the World Health Organisation has shipped over 2 million items of personal protective equipment to 133 countries and 1.5 million testing kits to 126 countries.