FROM LIVE TO VIRTUAL, THE CHALLENGE
For 19 years now, the Earthday Jam Foundation has successfully staged the longest running, biggest Earthday tribute in the history of the world. This annual music event continues to influence Filipinos through music and education to becoming responsible in caring more for the planet Earth’s well-being. This year however, celebrating its 20th year, it will be a totally different celebration.
The unexpected outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has changed everything. But faced with the disaster, people are more so united believing that music has the power to encourage, to sooth and to unite. So as a special treat to our Facebook strong following and our citizenry– we have invited big stars, bands, artists and musicians and celebrities to join us to celebrate the WORLD ENVIRONMENT MONTH with “EARTH JAM SESSIONS”. This will be on June 27, Saturday, 8:30PM Live on the Facebook Page of the Earthday Jam Foundation.
MORE JAM SESSIONS
The Online Special will have LIVE acoustic Performances from some of our top Filipino artists (In alphabetical order: AUTOTELIC, GLOC-9, ICE SEGUERRA, JAYA, KARYLLE, KIARA (OF IMAGO), LIRAH, LOU BONNEVIE, NYOY VOLANTE, ROUGE, SANDWICH, THE ITCHYWORMS, ZSA ZSA PADILLA and many more.
Highlights include music collaborations especially made for the celebration. Jaya, Nyoy Volante, Ice Seguerra and Lou Bonnevie with other guest artists will sing a stylized stripped down Bill Wither original song, “Lean on Me”. Gloc 9 will rap his way with a new female hiphop discovery, Lirah while the band Sandwich jams with Kiara, the newest vocalist of the 90’s iconic band, Imago.
Karylle will do an original composition with her mom, Zsa Zsa Padilla. Meanwhile, Lou Bonnevie jams it up with the all girl band ROUGE singing her hit song “Simpleng Babae”.
DepEd Learners and teachers and youth leaders will be joining via Zoom from all over the Philippines and will help launch the songwriting contest “KANTALIKHASAN”. The competition is open to all youth 30 years and below with themes of nature, environment and green practices in all genre of music –from pop to rap, to rock or folk. Cash prizes will be given and a chance for collaborating with popular Pinoy artists. The full details will be unfolded on June 27.
ACTS OF GREEN
Viewers will be given a glimpse of the green lifestyle of some of our popular celebrity families such as Danica Sotto and March Pingris along with Oyo Boy and Kristine Hermosa-Sotto with the ACTS OF GREEN segments. They will be discussing their earth friendly activities during the quarantine and will share some tips to young families via Zoom. Former Mayor and environmentalist Edward Hagedorn with some representatives from the Earthday Network will give pieces of advice on the most critical environmental issues. “Everybody has a key role when it comes to conserving the environment. We can protect Mother Earth through simple things like conserving water, keeping the air we breathe clean and managing an almost zero trash environment. Our viewers will be quite surprised to witness that with the green lifestyle of our celebrity guests.” muses Lou.
EARTHJAM SESSION will also serve as a fundraise wherein all proceeds will be used to sustain the campaign including the songwriting contests, art lessons, tree planting and music jamming that the Earthday Jam Foundation has lined up for the year.
For every donation, popular Earthday Jam Tshirts and Bandanas will be given as memorabilias. For corporate and company support , they may deposit their Donations to the Foundations official bank accounts EARTHDAYJAM FOUNDATION,INC. at BDO ACCNT NO. 0001780 19007 or LANDBANK ACCNT. NO. 001782103950or or via GCASH and Pay Maya (0917-8553439).
For more info, email [email protected].com ,visit our website :Earthdayjamfoundation.com. To watch the session, go to our Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/EarthdayJamFoundation
DONATIONS GIVEN BY:
AIMS FROM DR.GIL VICENTE
ARUGA FROM DIDIT AND GERRY VANDERBILT