purpose of Amnesty in Concert is to attract attention to
Amnesty International as an organisation
of the utmost importance in the battle for human rights all
over the world.
This concert concept was introduced on 7 September 2002 in
"VEGA" in Copenhagen and since then Amnesty in
Concert has been involved in a number of concerts with both
Danish and international artists.
want everybody to have a wonderful experience: the audience,
the artists, the volunteers. To achieve this we strive for
quality in all aspects of the event, in music and other
activities (both serious and entertaining), sound and lighting.
Our choice of sponsors is not random, we want to work with
companies that strive for quality as well.
in Concert consists of a group of volunteers including both
members and non-members of
Amnesty International. This group is responsible for the
planning of events and day-to-day work.
However, this group is backed by many more volunteers.
have chosen freedom of expression as the overall theme for
Amnesty in Concert.
expression is particularly suited to influence human minds,
and the strong opinions
of musicians combined with the influencial power of music have
induced many regimes to
censor musicians and sometimes an entire musical genre.
in Concert is a loud celebration of the freedom of expression also in music.
dissidents is common in many countries. Amnesty International
would like to be the
voice of the silent prisoners. Amnesty in Concert is our
opportunity to say it, sing it, and,
yes, shout it! Free speech for all!