Angélique Kidjo’s Women Waging Peace with Special Guests Laurie Anderson / Sibongile Khumalo / Somi
Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn
World music superstar ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO, named one of the “World’s 100 Most Inspiring Women” by the Guardian UK, curates this very special commissioned tribute to Wangari Maathai, the late Nobel Peace Prize winner and Kenyan political, environmental and women’s rights activist. WOMEN WAGING PEACE features a concert at the Bandshell with an opening set by “world music luminary” (The New Yorker) SOMI followed by Kidjo and her band, who will be joined by special guests LAURIE ANDERSON and the great South African opera star SIBONGILE KHUMALO.
We are also happy to welcome Women for Women International, Human Rights Watch, Equality Now, Shining Hope, Family Care International, Sauti Yetu Center for African Women and Amnesty International to the Bandshell. Please stop by their booths to learn more about their organizations.