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A new and important milestone for Achilles Lauro which flew to New York in the famous venue of the United Nations General Assembly Hall of the glass palace (UN) where he was invited to participate in the important initiative GCMUNTALKS by title The arts for global citizenship in which the artist gave a speech on the role of music as an art that unites populations and on the importance of investing in one’s passions in front of a packed audience of international students. A few weeks after the end of the totally sold out tour in Italian theaters Achille Lauro Unplugged and a few months after the start of the project Achille Lauro in schoolsdedicated to the students of Italian high schools who have seen him as the protagonist of lessons-performances at school in Milan and Rome in the wake of his latest single What will bean intimate ballad where he wondered about the uncertainty of the future, Achilles Lauro he seized the prestigious opportunity to establish a dialogue also on a global level on issues so dear to him with the youngsters and diplomats of the Big Apple.
The artist then meets, in the seat of the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotelthe students of the Italian delegation for a meeting-debate in which he will show the format of the project already presented in Italy: “It was a great honor for me to cross the threshold of the UN glass building, such an important and symbolic place for peace and international relations and being able to talk about music as an art form that unites peoples in front of students from all over the world – began Achilles Lauro. – “I am enormously proud of the project that I have carried out in Italian schools in recent months where I have witnessed my authentic passion for music which has also become a profession with the aim of being of help to those who still have their future ahead of them and finds himself making such an important life choice”. continued the artist: “I really hope all the guys have something left inside. I believe very much in young people and I know that they can really change the world, it’s also thanks to them that I’ve come this far”.
The Global Citizens Model United Nations (GCMUN), ongoing in New York for the entire month of March, it is the event during which it is possible to discover how the dynamics of the UN work, through simulations of real projects organized by United Network Europe, with the participation of over 5,000 students from Worldwide. For the first time this year space has been given to side event GCMUN TALKS The Arts for Global Citizenship #AGCNewYork23, an unprecedented format that on Sunday at the Palazzo di Vetro involved Achilles Lauro to think and practice global citizenship education together with young people through the different languages of art.
The innovative and ambitious project Achille Lauro in the Schools was devised by Achilles Lauro, always sensitive to issues concerning the new generations, together with H-Farm and with the support of AmazonAnd Code.org, precisely to stimulate young people to imagine their own future and to try their hand at creative and innovative languages. The tour, which started from Milan last December, then extended virtually to the whole Italian territory. In fact, male and female secondary school students from all over Italy participated in the initiative by composing a letter to the futurethrough speech, video, programming languages including music, special effects and animations and the next March 30 in Milan the final event of the tour will take place, where the winners will be announced.