The 5 of the members of Orchestra of the Filipino Youth who performed during the Earthday Jam 2015 Presscon.

Earthday Jam Foundation celebrates 15th anniversary with Earthday Jam 2015 event on April 24 in the streets of Bonifacio Global City

 

EARTHDAY JAM 2015 PRESSCON. From left to right, Billy Bonnevie, Tinky Cruz, Lou Bonnevie, Alvin Anson, and Rivermaya.
EARTHDAY JAM 2015 PRESSCON. From left to right, Billy Bonnevie, Tinky Cruz, Lou Bonnevie, Alvin Anson, and Rivermaya.

Celebrating its 15th year anniversary, Earthday Jam Foundation Inc. further clarified the highlights and objectives of the Earthday Jam 2015, in a press conference, April 14, at Gerry’s Grill, Greenbelt 3, Makati City

We are now on our 15th year and have been recognized as the longest running free environmental music tribute in the world,” said Lou Bonnevie, President of Earthday Jam Foundation and executive producer of the event.

According to her, it all happened through the relentless campaigns, with supports from concerned groups like artists, government and private sector agencies, by which, aside from disseminating information regarding the nature’s state of health, also aims to raise everyone’s involvement in global fight to save Mother Earth for the future generation.

On the 24th day of April, people are set to be grooving on the streets of Bonifacio Global City, on 9th Ave.’s intersection and 34th in particular, as they make way for the ever anticipated music jam.

In the conference, Bonnevie elaborated the highlights of the event. There will an awarding for some artists and bands who, for at least 5 to 6 years, have participated in the event, as well as exhibits from Climate Change Commission and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and workshops.

In addition, the event will begin with an E-waste recyclable fair where people are encouraged to bring recyclable items as a donation or old gadgets for proper disposal that will happen simultaneously with workshops and exhibits. These are said to be opened publicly at 3 PM of that day.

The concert will start by 6 PM with the four rising youth groups, namely, Absolute Play, Northern Lights, Grazz, and Women’s Business Hip Hop as the front acts, followed by the country’s coolest musicians performing their hit songs while advocating for the preservation of Mother Earth and its resources.

Over 20 bands and 100 musicians are expected to be at the 10-hour live slam featuring music in various genres and exciting new different collaborations.

The 5 of the members of Orchestra of the Filipino Youth who performed during the Earthday Jam 2015 Presscon.
The 5 of the members of Orchestra of the Filipino Youth who performed during the Earthday Jam 2015 Presscon.

Present in the conference are the EDJF Board of Director Billy Bonnevie, Rivermaya, Alvin Anson, and Tinky Cruz of Orchestra of the Filipino Youth with 5 of her violinist who played shortly. The Orchestra of the Filipino Youth also pledged to perform on April 24.

Earthday Jam 2015, in celebration of International Earth Day, is presented by Earthday Jam Foundation Inc., in partnership with Bonifacio Global City and DENR.

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