Joan Baez / Ai Weiwei

Joan Baez / Ai Weiwei

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Award Ceremony

Ambassador of Conscience Award 2015

Ambassador of Conscience Award 2015
to Joan Baez and Ai Weiwei

“The Ambassador of Conscience Award is a celebration of those unique individuals who have used their talents to inspire many, many others to take injustice personally. Joan Baez and Ai Weiwei are an inspiration to thousands more human rights activists, from across Asia to America and beyond.”
Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International.

The Award will be presented at a ceremony in Berlin with speakers including singer-songwriter Patti Smith and performances by Irish musician and Academy Award winner Glen Hansard (The Frames, The Swell Season), British Blues Singer Jo Harman, and pianist Gabriela Montero. Irish actress Lisa Dwan will perform the Samuel Beckett piece „Not I“.

An evening for the freedom of opinion
with Patti Smith, Glen Hansard, Jo Harman, Gabriela Montero, Lisa Dwan, Clueso & Alan Bern and others

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