The Launching of the new #Peace4ALL music video in Juba, Sunday, 9 April 2017

Posted: April 7, 2017 by PaanLuel Wël in Junub Sudan, Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: The launching ceremony of the new #Peace4ALL music video in Juba, and from #PeaceVillage Rhino Camp, Uganda, on Sunday, April 9, 2017

April 7, 2017 (SSB) — Invites you to the launch of the new #Peace4ALL music video in Juba  and at Rhino Camp, Uganda on Sunday 9th April 2017.

#Peace4ALL is a peace song to defy societal abhorrence by artists Free Boy, RonnyRiddimz, Barnabas Samuel and Ladule Chris launching in Juba, Arua & Rhino Camp Uganda

This event in Juba will be attended by guests from the German Embassy, CDC and others as well as entertainment from various artists and dance groups

Date: 9th April 2017

Time: 5 PM – 7 PM

Place: Markaz Shabab (Hai Neem/Nimera Talata) Juba

Contact info: James A. Diing on 0911 522 522

#Peace4ALL Music Video https://youtu.be/DxZ-r2tM5-Y

“We just wanna dedicate this song, to everyone who lost their love ones, in the wars

and all we wanna do right now is to create a #PeaceVillage for everyone to live in

we wanna change the way that people live and to #defyhatenow.”

Lyrics: Jaiksana A. José (RonnyRiddimz pan de beat – intro.)

The #PeaceVillage uses music to send positive and educational messages through songs and poems, raising awareness of the consequences of violence and preaches the importance of peace building by discouraging hate speech online and offline. The music program was designed to break down the prejudices that exist among South Sudanese communities, and foster a culture of reconciliation by sending positive & educational messages through music & poems. Brought together by their desire and commitment to fight ignorance about hate speech online and the effects of war, the groups embeds education in their lyrics in a bid to #defyhatenow.

#Peace4ALL #defyhatenow #AnaTaban #PeaceVillage #SouthSudan

You are invited to join the online conversation and help spread peace messages through music & culture.

The video is released under creative commons license (CCBYSA).

Please Download, Share widely to your audiences, Play it on Radio/TV & Refer to it during peacebuilding activities in culture and educational formats

https://www.facebook.com/events/1826393780944076/

http://defyhatenow.net/2017/03/peace4all-launch/

Twitter @defyhatenow / https://twitter.com/gocdc

Web: http://defyhatenow.net/

Contact: info@defyhatenon

#Peace4ALL Music Video – CREDITS

LYRICS #Peace4all by Jaiksana A. José

Musicians: #Peace4All singers Sherry Zania (Aurora), Ronald Luate (RonnyRiddimz) and Adams Mandela (FreeBoy). #PeaceVillage music group includes Isaac Deng (BigWig) Joseph Luate (Prince Joseph) BlueJay and Nico Yen. Three members of the group are urban refugees who are running small businesses in Arua.

Location: #Peace4ALL video recorded at Luruja, Terego (Rhino camp). Luruja is a cluster settlement inside Ofua zone which is yet the biggest settlement within the Rhino camp with a population that amounts to 30,000 people as of November 2016.

Production: #Peace4ALL video shot by Benchmark films montage (P4A Camera shots by Yass Alman, directed and edited by AB soft) with the CDC as part of #defyhatenow.

Community Development Centre (CDC): Community interest organisation committed to building strong and resilient communities in #SouthSudan & Uganda https://twitter.com/gocdc

#defyhatenow: Mobilising Civic Action Against Hate Speech and Directed Social Media Incitement to Violence in South Sudan.

#defyhatenow is an initiative to combat social media hate speech by the r0g_agency for open culture and critical transformation, Berlin, and independent partners in Juba, funded by the ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (zivik) with means of the German Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt)

The opinion expressed here is solely the view of the writer. The veracity of any claim made is the responsibility of the author, not PaanLuel Wël: South Sudanese Bloggers (SSB) website. If you want to submit an opinion article or news analysis, please email it to paanluel2011@gmail.com. SSB do reserve the right to edit material before publication. Please include your full name, email address and the country you are writing from.

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