Superstar and philanthropist, Ricky Martin will headline the “Yucatan for Peace” Concert as part of the events an activities taking place in celebration of the 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates taking place in Merida, Yucatan.
The State of Yucatan will welcome 11 individuals and 14 organizations who have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the summit, scheduled to take place from 19 to 22 September 2019.
Ricky Martin has been a musical icon for several generations. In 2003 he was appointed by UNICEF as Goodwill Ambassador and passionately defended the rights of children. His Foundation has been collaborating with UNICEF to promote the protection of children and end child exploitation and abuse.
In solidarity with the Summit and its projects and initiatives for peace, Martin responded enthusiastically to the invitation to attend the “Yucatan for peace” concert. The Yucatan for Peace concert will be held at the Motherland Monument on Saturday, September 21, to celebrate International Peace Day.
Ricky Martín will donate his participation to the Summit while several sponsors will cover the costs of the actual concert.
In addition, the Summit will also feature film screening activities, artistic performances by local talent, including the Yucalpeten Symphony Orchestra, the Folkloric Ballet, and multiple thematic forums will be held where prominent personalities in technology, music, sports and journalism will be present, such as Miguel Bosé, Martha Debayle, Diego Luna, Rafa Marquez, Paola Rojas, Yuriria Sierra, Karla Iberia Sánchez and chef Enrique Olvera, to name a few, who will have the opportunity to discuss with the presence of some of the Laureates, the different ways to include Peace in diverse social sectors.