17 Apr One World: Together at Home
“One World: Together At Home” Global Special to broadcast in South Africa
National Geographic and Fox Life will air “One World: Together at Home” Special on Sunday 19 April
Broadcast to Celebrate and Support of Healthcare Workers, to Feature Real Experiences
from Doctors, Nurses and Families Around the World.
Will Include Performances and Appearances by the World’s Leading Artists
from all Corners of the Globe Performing at Home.
Johannesburg, 16 April 2020: Today it was announced that One World: Together At Home – a globally televised and streamed special in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, will air both National Geographic (DSTV 181, StarSat 220) and FoxLife (DSTV 126, Starsat 133) on Sunday 19 April at 15:50 (CAT). This unique event will also be streamed on the National Geographic Africa Facebook page (NatGeoAfrica) at the same time.
Launched by international advocacy organization Global Citizen, and the World Health Organization, One World: Together At Home will show unity among all people who are affected by COVID-19 and will also celebrate and support brave healthcare workers doing life-saving work on the front lines.
Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, the One World: Together At Home broadcast special will include performances and appearances by Alicia Keys, Amy Poehler, Andrea Bocelli, Awkwafina, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Celine Dion, Chris Martin, David & Victoria Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, LL COOL J, Lupita Nyong’o, Maluma, Matthew McConaughey, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Pharrell Williams, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sam Smith, Shah Rukh Khan, Shawn Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, and Usher.
One World: Together At Home is not a telethon – it is a historic, first-of-its-kind global broadcast event to celebrate the heroic efforts of community health workers, and to support the World Health Organization in the global fight to end COVID-19. The broadcast will feature stories from frontline healthcare workers on the COVID response, commitments from philanthropists, governments and corporations to support and equip frontline healthcare workers around the world, with masks, gowns and other vital equipment, and to local charities that provide food, shelter, and healthcare to those that need it most. For updates on the broadcast, follow National Geographic Africa on social media (NatGeoAfrica).
For more information about Global Citizen and its campaign to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by the UN Foundation, please visit globalcitizen.org and follow @GlblCtzn on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #GlobalCitizen.
For information about how to tune in and take action, visit www.globalcitizen.org/togetherathome.
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Seeking to entertain, inform and inspire people around the globe through the power of unparalleled storytelling, The Walt Disney Company has been in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for over 80 years, employing thousands of people across the region and reaching consumers in more than 130 countries. The Walt Disney Company’s iconic brands – including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, National Geographic, FOX, FOX Sports and ESPN – are experienced diversely across the region in cinemas, on TV screens, online, at retail, in Disney Stores and at Disneyland Paris.
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