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The Spirit of Hip Hop

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EVENT DATE: Oct 09, 2012

DEADLINE TO GIVE: Oct 01, 2012

The spirit of Hip Hop event will be a part of Equality Days hosted by The University of Iceland independently organized. The equality days this year will among other events will have discussions and panels with people living in asylum camps in Iceland. This Spirit of Hip Hop will consist of multiple acts from New York and Oakland california, who are also all dedicated community organizers in their specific communities. Equality Days will last from october 9 - 18 and Over these days artists will appear on some of these panels and discussions. will facilitate workshops and play concerts! asylum seekers in iceland will be directly involved, in their own panels and discussions organized together and with them. There will be involvement by many icelandic artists and musicians. and creation of open platforms for freestyle and colaboration and working towards unity and understanding. The Goal of this event is to communitcate through music, art, workshops, and discussions the struggles of people from the most marginalized sections of our society, ie immigrants, lgbt, minorities, etc, etc. and how these people are working to betther these conditions through music, art, and community action. Which will create awareness that can create a dialog in the community, that can trigger the changes needed in our communities.
artists coming for events

THE WELFARE POETS: SPANISH HARLEM(EL BARRIO) NYC THE COUP- OAKLAND CA SPIRITCHILD MENTAL NOTES- BROOKLYN NYC MAYA AZUCENA - BROOKLYN NYC VINYL GYPSY -BROOKLYN NYC REBEL DIAZ DIVISION X- BRONX NYC WANDA CUESTRA & TROO BLUE - OAKLAND CA
FUNDRAISE FOR THIS EVENT

This event will also raise money for Picture The Homeless in NYC. http://www.picturethehomeless.org