"Today Festival - Say NO to Child Labour" concert

Music event organised by the Soroptimist International Club of Sassari (Sardinia, Italy) in collaboration with the ILO on the occasion of the World Day of Social Justice

The “Today Festival” brings together musicians and musicians’ organizations with schools, municipalities and local cultural associations in a series of music, art and educational events to raise awareness about child labour.

On the evening of 20 February, students from music conservatories and high schools in Sassari will express their support for the Music Against Child Labour Initiative. The programme will include performances by students of the music conservatories “L. Canepa”, “D. A. Azuni” and "G. Marconi", special performances by soloists, pop groups, a jazz ensemble, as well as poetry recitals. The winning videos of the Ministry of Education’s 2014 “Music Against Child Labour” competition will be presented. A large canvas (7,8m x 3,5m) “Monopoly: This is not a game” created by the students to raise awareness about child labour will be displayed and presented to the audience. Director Antonio Ligios of the prestigious Conservatory of Music "Luigi Canepa" will officially adhere to the Initiative and present his statement of support.

Monopoly: This is not a game!