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Promo video of "Play it Out" concert against plastic pollution
29 May 2019 -  The President of the General Assembly has partnered with the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda, and Norway, as well as UN Environment, UNOPS, the Krimm Group (TKG) and Lonely Whale to help raise awareness to global challenge of Plastic Pollution.

Join us LIVE at 5:58pm, 1st June 2019, Antigua(GMT-4):

UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHftsjvKcCo
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Twitter: https://unwebtv.live/play-it-out-concert

The ‘Play it Out’ concert is part of the Campaign Against Plastic Pollution, launched by the President of the UN General Assembly in December of 2018, and is aimed at tackling plastic waste both on the global level as well as within the UN itself. The concert will be hosted by the Government of Antigua and supported by the Government of Norway. Other campaign supporters include the Government of Monaco, the Government of Qatar, UN Environment, UNOPS, TKG | The Krim Group, National Geographic and Lonely Whale.

The concert will be co-headlined by International R&B Singer, and actress Ashanti and Machel Montano, the so-called ‘Soca King of the World’. With performances by American indie-rock band St. Lucia; Bomba Estéreo, an electric-duo hailing from Colombia; Nico & Vinz, an R&B act from Norway; Rocky Dawuni, Ghana’s premiere reggae artist and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador; and Grammy nominated German DJ/producer Robin Schulz. The event will also feature top local artists, including Ricardo Drue and Claudette Peters. Antigua’s Kanneh-Masonss, who recently performed at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, will also perform.

Additionally, the concert will feature an array of speakers including dignitaries, policymakers, celebrities, and representatives from the scientific, philanthropic and academic communities. This includes actor, co-founder of Lonely Whale, and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador, Adrian Grenier.