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Did you know? Last December, M23 rebels retreated from Goma in Congo, Africa. Sekombai, (a Congolese filmmaker, activist, journalist and award-winning dancer) and his team threw together a concert to celebrate. They put out an invitation over the airwaves, and with only three days notice, 2000 Goma residents came out to celebrate.
This year, following the final defeat of M23 rebels by Congo’s army and international peacekeepers, Mutaani is celebrating again with Buzz Art Tufurahi, an arts and music festival in the heart of the North Kivu province. Musicians, poets, artists, dancers, and activists from Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, and Tanzania will gather for the 4 day festival, which kicks off the evening of Tuesday, December 10.
What: You’re invited to join Falling Whistles Sekombai Katondolo this December 10, 2013, Human Rights Day, to celebrate the progress made toward peace and uniting to demand a complete end of one of the deadliest wars of our time in the Congo.
Did you know? 20 cities over 5 continents spanning the world will unite, on Human Rights Day, for peace in Congo.
Falling Whistles is rallying the world to stand in solidarity with the Congolese people, and to celebrate Human Rights Day with them on December 10, 2013
Who: Open to general public for, click here to RSVP.
When: Tuesday December 10, 2013
Where: The Bowery Hotel ~ 335 Bowery New York, NY 10003
FYI: If you can't attend this local Human Rights Day event, you can still be a whistle blower for peace. Click here to find out how.
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