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Flaex And Flo Hillen Present: Vegan Music Tour 2020

Sometimes an artists takes it upon themselves to give voice to the voiceless. Those without a voice are sometimes furry, sometimes not, sometimes on four legs, and sometimes not.

Sometimes, a whole group of artists come together to collectively lend their voices to those who have none. Flaex and Flo Hillen have made such a tour in the new year and its something you don’t want to miss if you like great music and animal rights activism.

Supporting acts include IFEEL (who we interviewed not too long ago), Andy Jones and Queen V.

Check out these amazing artists who are not only brilliant at what they do but also use their voices responsibly.

Music, after all, is utterly tied to activism.

New Video: Taiwanese Rapper Dwagie Supporting Hong Kong Protesters

Since the beginning of June this year, millions of people have been active on the streets of Hong Kong protesting proposed laws that would change extradition laws between Hong Kong and China.

Dwagie is a powerful voice in Taiwan who raps in both Hokkien and English and has cooperated with the likes of Nas, Wu-Tang and even the Dalai Lama himself.

Dwagie on Facebook
Dwagie on Instagram

Program: Human Rights & The Political Power Of Music In Colombia

We got tipped off about this interesting program happening in Colombia in January 2020. For anyone interested in Colombian music history, human rights and the power music can have in affecting social change should definitely check this out.

​”By the end of the program, delegates will: 

​1) Understand music as a form of artistic expression.
2) Formulate concepts of group and individual rights in Colombia and how these rights are controlled by the state.
3) Identify genres of contemporary music in Colombia, specifically Champeta, Hip-hop, Vallenato, and Cumbia.
4) Understand how political and social forces have shaped the musical landscapes in Colombia.”

For more information visit https://www.globalyouthconnect.org/colombia-2020

and colombia@globalyouthconnect.org