In , the organization announced that Coldplay lead vocalist Chris Martin would serve as the festival's curator for the next 15 years. The Global Citizen Festival is part of a movement to end extreme poverty. By contributing to charity acts on the website, including watching videos and signing petitions, fans can get free tickets to the festival. In addition, the organizers are striving to make the event "global" by live-streaming events in public locations. Since , the goals of the festival have been closely aligned with the United Nations ' Sustainable Development Goals SDGs , which include 17 tasks to end extreme global poverty by According to Time , Global Citizen's model of ticket distribution in generated 1. The pair later approached concert promoter Goldenvoice to launch the festival in Gall says the inspiration for the festival came from visiting Austin City Limits and seeing the branding on each stage but wanting to replace the corporate branding with branding from charities. In its second year, the festival was held on September 28,
The Festival is an annual intensive summer performance festival, which includes a concert series of international solo musicians and young performers, and an institute for students of solo, chamber music , and orchestral playing. In the midst of the location in Soesterberg in , the name, "InterHarmony", was born. The Festival in in Geneva , Switzerland was the first to bear this name. Other locations later took it up. Some locations, such as Soesterberg and Sulzbach-Rosenberg also retained the location name within the city as a subsidiary of InterHarmony. The Sulzbach-Rosenberg location of InterHarmony opened in and was an immediate success with local audiences.
The Musical America Guide. The well-known festivals are represented, along with a few surprises. Please be sure and send a postcard. Castleton, Virginia. The Castleton Festival is distinct among other festivals in the region because of its combined roles as a producing entity, a modern performance venue and, most importantly, a mentoring program for young artists and theater professionals.
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