Concert Corner

Global cooperation urged at concert marking 70th anniversary at UN

The importance of global cooperation for peace to prevail was highlighted at a concert by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra marking the UN’s 70th anniversary.

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South Africa’s Simphiwe Dana sings at UN

Simphiwe Dana, one of South Africa’s soulful singers renowned for her impressive vocals, recently sang at UN Headquarters to observe the International Day of Non-Violence.

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A concert celebrating emancipation

A concert was held in the General Assembly Hall on Friday, 22 March, to observe the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

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Messenger of Peace Stevie Wonder celebrates UN Day

American musical icon, Stevie Wonder, brought the house down during the United Nations Day concert in New York on Wednesday, the 24th of October.

In this feature prepared by Beng Poblete-Enriquez, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon introduced Stevie as the 8th wonder of the world.

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