“Nuestra Música” Tuesday, September 22nd. from 10:00am until 12:00pm est. International Peace Day
Written by Mariano Vera on September 21, 2020
Tune in on Tuesday, September 22nd from 10am until 12pm EST WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota / WBPV 100.1 FM Bradenton / also on wslr.org and on the free WSLR App . On “Nuestra Música, Our Music”, we will be dedicating the 2 hours to the Peace and Justice Latino Songbook.We are featuring Latin American and Spaniards singers and songwriters who suffered censorship, ideological persecution and exile; and blacklisted US singers like Pete Seeger, Eartha Kitt, and Joan Baez, and lots of songs of hope, peace and justice.
The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on September 21 and it was established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.As we struggle to defeat COVID-19, your voice is more important than ever. In these difficult times of physical distancing, this International Day of Peace will be dedicated to fostering dialogue and collecting ideas. The world will be invited to unite and share thoughts on how to weather this storm, heal our planet and change it for the better. Even though we may not be able to stand next to each other, we can still dream together.
Featuring among others: Maria Elena Walsh, Cuarteto Zupay, Inti Illimani, Violeta Parra, Roy Brown, Leon Gieco, Pete Seeger, Mercedes Sosa, David Byrne, and Joan Manuel Serrat.