Joining forces in the fight against COVID-19, Sony Music Latin and international advocacy organization Global Citizen will release a brand new version of Diego Torres’ “Color Esperanza (The Color Hope)” out May 18, 2020.
All record label net proceeds from the song will benefit the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and its COVID-19 relief efforts throughout the Americas. Fans may stream the song on all platforms and join the movement at coloresperanza.me.
“The success of the DontGoViral campaign underlines the resilience and creativity of women and men on the African Continent to harness the power of cultural diversity to effectively combat the infodemic that is proving to be just as viral as the pandemic itself. Their contributions highlight the fact that cultural players are a much-needed part of the solution,” said Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO.
Yahoo News: In one skit from the parody adaptation of the long-running Syrian TV drama, ‘Bab al-Hara’, the show’s main character Abu Issam, played by Iraqi artist Mohammad Qassem, scolds his son to ‘put on your mask!’
Once called the “world’s most defiantly joyful song”, Miriam Makeba’s ‘Pata Pata’ has been re-recorded by UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo, to spread information and hope in a time of Coronavirus.