Lady Gaga launches initiative music against the Covid-19
Stars like the british Elton John and Paul McCartney, the colombian Maluma and the pianist chinese Lang Lang will participate next week in the concert of solidarity “One world: Together in house” to honor the fight against the pandemic Covid-19, as announced yesterday by Lady Gaga, a participant and a promoter.
In the concert will also be Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Idris Elba and other celebrities not directly linked to the music scene, as exfutbolista David Beckham, explained the american singer and philanthropist australian Hugh Evans, another of the promoters of the initiative.
The concert of two hours will be issued by chains such as the british BBC and the american ABC, CBS, and NBC, among others, in addition to for various online platforms on the 19th of April.
Lady Gaga introduced this initiative with the director-general of the World Organization of Health, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, after announcing that she has collaborated in the collection of 35 million dollars (nearly 33 billion euros) to help that agency to fund research into treatments and vaccines against the coronavirus.
The singer took the opportunity to give thanks, “to the health workers that have helped to combat this catastrophe” and “to all the people who have lost their jobs.”
For his part, Elton John has launched an emergency fund for the Covid-19 of a million dollars, this from the foundation that was created in 1992 against HIV/AIDS, EJAF (Elton John Aids Foundation, a cause that will keep you engaged during the pandemic that is facing.
In a video shared on their social networks, Elton John made the announcement official and said: “For almost 30 years, my foundation has given priority to people most vulnerable to HIV, to put an end to the Aids epidemic, and we are also committed to this during the crisis of the Covid-19”.
The interpreter of songs like “Rocket Man” and “Young Song”, stressed that as a result of forty for the pandemic that has affected all parts of the world in the last few months, the distribution of drugs, tests, and preventive treatment is not as simple as it was before, so that through the emergency fund, it will seek to help the most vulnerable.
More celebrities have joined the fight against the pandemic. Miley Cyrus and her boyfriend, the australian Cody Simpson, they went to a hospital to deliver tacos to the medical staff.
In accordance with the social networks of the singer, who appears with a mask next to Miley Cyrus, both gave out free bags of food with messages of thanks written on them and interacted with medical staff.
“During a pandemic, we have to show love and support to all health workers who carry out their incredible work. So, we’re doing a great delivery of tacos to a local hospital,” said Simpson in a video.
In this way, they delivered more than 100 meals where the singers asked them to fight with strength in the face of this world problem.
“¡Tacos to the incredible health care workers! Very grateful for these true legends of our time dedicating their lives to combat this pandemic!”, exclaimed the australian.— EFE and Notimex
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