Year 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of Jazz for Peace concert at the United Nations, which is now a part of history. Now, it is time for them to come to Abuja, Nigeria for the very first time, for a historic event to honour the peace causes of Ukpeme Akpan Okon, The Values String, The Peace Agenda, The Peace Agenda Summit, and Youth Empowerment Through Music.
Jazz for Peace is an American organization with the goal of promoting unity and peace across cultures through the performance of music. The organization was founded by jazz pianist and vocalist, Rick DellaRatta.
Sponsors include Bolude Ibitolu, EddyLiz Nigeria Ltd., Gracehill Insurance Brokers Ltd., Mutual Alliance Mortgage Bank, Crystal Plates, NAOWA Event Center & iRock Films.
Rick DellaRatta will perform a Live Concert and Worldwide Cybercast Event at the prestigious NAOWA Event Centre in Asokoro, Abuja in 2022.
The event date will be confirmed and reflected here, as well as details of where to obtain tickets, and other information.
The concert will feature other performances by artistes, comedians, dancers, and peace-focused entertainers.
During an interview with Martins Ogbu, Rick DellaRatta discussed his upcoming live performance in Nigeria for peace, here:
Be a part of history.
Together, we can foster a more peaceful world!
"Rick DellaRatta's advocacy, as seen in other videos extends the essence of goodwill, and leaving a legacy of good works by planting the seed of one, which yields roots of many."
Ukpeme Akpan Okon
Ambassador for Peace
"The experience of listening to the best jazz tunes with so much fun and networking, is Beautiful!
Abuja awaits this experience!"
"This is absolutely one of the highest levels of professional jazz music for mature and experienced listeners.
It's amazing how those few could put together such awesome music.
You would almost believe an orchestra was behind all that if you weren't watching."
"Let's keep preaching the gospel of peace, this is all we need in Nigeria. We look forward to receiving the artist."
Special thanks to Sponsors of the forthcoming historic Jazz for Peace Abuja Concert:
I AM PEACE!
The world is likened to a conglomerate. Our human diversities present numerous possibilities for misunderstandings and conflicts, in forms imaginable and unimaginable.
Some persons think that peace is elusive. When one considers the level of conflicts within oneself, family, work place, community, country and the world, achieving peace can be dismal.
If we reflect on the effect that small waves make on the surface of water - the ripple effect, we will realize that being an agent of peace can positively effect peace on our families. Our family members then propagate peace and peace spreads.
When we encounter uneasiness, difficulties, anxieties, distress, chaos, violence, contentions and conflict in its inexhaustible ramifications, be encouraged that peace is possible. Believe in yourself and declare that peace begins with ME because I AM PEACE!
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What are your intentions for peace? What are your actions for peace?
What is your Peace Agenda?
Let each individual identify solutions to the numerous problems that plague society, by noting "What I can do."
We will be amazed at the successes that will result from our resolutions.
The Peace Agenda prompts everyone to do something for peace. Here is my Peace Agenda:
“I will be a voice of peace, I will be an action of peace.”
“Together, we can foster a more peaceful, non-violent world.” — Ukpeme Akpan Okon
Collation of The Peace Agenda of everyone across the world is ongoing. Kindly send your peace agenda.
Peace is possible. It begins with us!
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