World Citizen Artists finalists 2014 to be announced by South African Celebrity
(EMAILWIRE.COM, October 31, 2014 ) Paris - France -- South African celebrity Nomfusi, supporter of World Citizen Artists will be announcing the winners of the World Citizen Artists Competition 2014.
Nomfusi's touching life story has been captured widely in the media, most significantly on SABC1's series "My World," seen by 9 million viewers. Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records, who discovered Bob Marley, Angelique Kidjo and U2 said of Nomfusi after viewing a documentary Nomfusi Nomfusi in concert Nomfusi: Exclusive interview with World Citizen Artists of her life and music: "What a terrific young artist, her genuine concern for her community and beyond comes through So strongly."
In 2013 Nomfusi portrayed the character of Miriam Makeba in the Golden Globe winning film, "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom," with appearances at both the Hollywood and Berlin premieres. She was also featured in the coffee table book companion to the film.
The theme of the competition is "Peace" and winners will be publicly announced on December 5th, 2014 and selected works will be exhibited at the Belgravia Gallery from 11th December 2014 to 12th January 2015. Musician winners will be featured, along with a news story, on playingforchange.org and on social media channels.
World Citizen Artists is a rare opportunity for emerging and established artists from all around the world to participate and exhibit their art works in the prestigious Belgravia Gallery where the works of Picasso, Andy Warhol, Matisse, HRH The Prince of Wales, Nelson Mandela, Sir Peter Blake and others are exhibited. Belgravia Gallery is one of Europe's leading art galleries which regularly features the work of renowned artists and celebrities. It was named the "Gallery of the Year 2013".
On the music part, the winners will be featured by the renowned Playing for Change Foundation on their website and social media channels.
Playing for Change Foundation is a worldwide music foundation, operated in association with world-class musicians and producers, which assists children to learn music. The Playing for Change Foundation is a non-profit organization created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music.? their mission is to create positive change through music and arts education.
Issuu, one of the world's leading digital publishing platforms, which gives publishers tools to deliver over 5 billion page views each month to more than 80 million readers will also give "free premium memberships for the finalists" in each category - music and visual art.
About World Citizen Artists:
World Citizen Artists has been launched to harness the expressive power of art as a way of raising global awareness and responsibility. The movement comprises artists from more than twenty countries around the world and has an active online magazine.
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