Saturday, 3 October 2015


Charlie Winston and Gregor Meyle uploaded a beautiful song with English and German lyrics on YouTube yesterday. Both artists and Sony make sure that proceeds from this song directly benefit the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Other musicians participating in this clip are Peter Gabriel, Sting, Cassandra Steen, Cordula Stratmann, Madsen, Maria Mena, Xavier Naidoo, Sasha, Michael Patrick Kelly, Meret Becker, Nisse, Laith Al-Deen, Andrea Kiewel, Henning Wehland, Conchita Wurst, Stefanie Heinzmann, and Marlon Roudette.

Today, people will walk for refugees in Vienna - it is the "Walk of Fame of Humanity"; 40.000 people are expected (via)*. In the afternoon, the concert "Voices for Refugees" will start with a great many European musicians, mostly from Austria, Germany, and Italy. In the evening, Austria's president Heinz Fischer will hold a speech - another voice for refugees.

*Update at 10 p.m.: More than 120.000 people are participating.