Benefit concert at the Brandenburg Gate with Peter Maffay, Clueso and Silbermond
the Peace Action “Sound of Peace” tomorrow Sunday in front of the Brandenburg Gate According to the organizers, Berlin will be “Europe’s biggest music rally” against the Russian attack on Ukraine. “We are a peace movement. We don’t just want to be loud and visible for one day, we want to change and move something for the long haul,” says the event’s announcement. 20,000 participants are registered.
Among others, Adel Tawil, Antje Schomaker, BenjRose, Cassandra Steen, Clueso, Deine Cousine, Dreitehr Wahl, Fatoni, Fortuna Ehrenfeld, Hartmut Engler von Pur, In Extremo, Joris, Lina Maly feat. Enno Bunger, Madeline Juno, Mia., Michael Patrick Kelly, Mine, Peter Maffay, Philipp Poisel, Revolverheld, Rolf Stahlhofen & Spielvereinigung, Sarah Connor, Silbermond, The BossHoss or Zoe Wees. More commitments are expected. Natalia Klitschko, wife of the mayor of kyiv and former professional boxer Vitali Klitschko, will also speak.
The goal of “Sound of Peace” is to collect large amounts of donations to support the victims of the war in Ukraine. “Music is always an opportunity to express protest. But music also has this wonderful talent of bringing people together. And I think that on Sunday in particular, this stage will be a kind of valve for the need that so many people in Germany have all over the world: that this war ends and that we need peace in this world,” said Mieze Katz, singer of me. The Minister of State for Culture Claudia Roth (Greens) had already announced her support for the project. (dpa)