“You Can’t See It, and You Can’t Smell It Either” Click here to watch this new video about the dangers of nuclear power by Rankin Taxi (one of the forefathers of hiphop in Japan) & Dub Ainu Band.
Watch this music video calling for a ban on single-use plastic bags.
“Wafalme is a hip-hop group formed by Kenyan kids who grew up in the slums around Nairobi. They recorded “Trash Is Cash” in a bid to enlighten humanity about innovative ways to recycle waste. These won’t just improve the environment, but also produce wealth and employment.” Watch here.
“As a Fakiri, Anusheh has been attacked by Islamic fundamentalists, but has fought back courageously, stating that the Islamists do not represent the real spiritual values of her countrymen. Her strength comes from her firm faith in Marfat, finding God within oneself.” Watch here.
Favela Rising is one of our favorite documentaries about the transformative powers of music in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. Not only is this a moving film and excellent teaching tool in and of itself, the participatory approach the film makers Jeff Zimbalist and Matt Mochary used is exemplary of a successful Peace Media project.
Cambodian Living Arts was founded by Cambodian-American refugee, Arn Chorn-Pond. “The mission of Cambodian Living Arts is to support the revival of Cambodian traditional art forms and to inspire contemporary artistic expression. We envision Cambodia in the year 2020 as a country experiencing a cultural renaissance so dynamic that the arts have become Cambodia’s international signature.”
Have a look at their inspiring projects here.
Playing for Change unites the diversity of our humanity through the language of music.