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Angelique Kidjo marks Valentine at Tibet House virtual US Benefit Concert

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Image Credits: Patrick Fouque, Andrea De Silva/Reuters.

African singer-songwriter, actress, and activist, Angelique Kidjo will be joining a host of stars in the 34th Tibet House US virtual benefit concert taking palce in New York, US on 17th February 2021.

According to the organisers, “One of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in New York City, The 34th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert will return this year for a special virtual edition combining live and pre-recorded segments streaming via Mandolin, the premiere concert livestream platform for artists, venues, and fans.”

“From there, she went on to reach an international audience, win a Grammy Award and stand alongside world leaders as a voice of Africa.” Credit: Andrea De Silva/Reuters

Viewers around the world are promised “the unique opportunity to experience the warmth, sense of community and amazing music the evening has provided for so many years at Carnegie Hall.”

Philip Glass, a renowned classical music composer and artistic director, will be curating this year’s line-up, which will feature Eddie Vedder, Phoebe Bridgers, Brittany Howard, Valerie June, Angélique Kidjo, Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal, Rubin Kodheli and others to be announced soon.

The concert is expected begin with a personal video message from the Dalai Lama.

“There are few events that stand the test of time, and for more than three decades this annual event has been a standout. For over 33 years, this consistently sold-out concert has assembled some of the most legendary and exciting names in music and art, dazzling concertgoers with its unique mix of surprises and mesmerizing performances.” The concert organisers promise.

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Tickets can be bought from this link.

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