One thing which the current COVID-19 situation has highlighted is how interconnected we all are. This “sameness” is something which will be bringing millions together at the One World: Together At Home virtual concert – and you can watch it from home.
Organised by the World Health Organization together with Global Citizen, an international advocacy group, One World: Together At Home will feature a star-studded line up. Some people are even calling it the “Live Aid” of our time, a reference to the benefit concert held all the way back in 1985.
One World: Together At Home Virtual Concert
The concert is intended to bring together people who are affected by COVID-19 together (which basically means everyone) and also pay tribute to the healthcare workers who are on the frontlines of fighting the virus.
Curated by in collaboration with Lady Gaga, the event will feature artists such as Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder.
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“The World Health Organization is committed to defeating the coronavirus pandemic with science and public health measures, and supporting the health workers who are on the frontlines of the response,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO. “We may have to be apart physically for a while, but we can still come together virtually to enjoy great music. The ‘One World: Together At Home’ concert represents a powerful show of solidarity against a common threat.”
Watching One World: Together At Home in Singapore
The virtual concert will be broadcast on various television networks on Saturday, 18 April 2020 at 18:00 (GMT).
The various broadcast networks include ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS Networks, iHeartMedia and Bell Media networks. Even though we in Singapore may not have access to these networks, we can still catch the event on multiple streaming platforms.
These include Facebook, Instagram and, of course, YouTube.
To watch the One World: Together at Home special event in Singapore, head over to www.youtube.com/WHO and visit WHO’s main social media channels.