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1 Announcing the 6 th Annual Daniel Pearl Music World Days Concert Highlights and U.S. Embassies Past Participation For More Information, visit: or

2 Highlights Include:  Uniting audiences with a common purpose in the U.S., Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and Eastern Europe and beyond.  Inviting local audiences to celebrate the theme of “Harmony for Humanity”  Embassy participation has boosted awareness of America’s bridge- building role to thousands of people. Tel-Aviv, Israel Since 2005, U.S. Embassies Around the World Have Participated in Daniel Pearl World Music Days.

3 The Success of Daniel Pearl World Music Days was possible by the help of the State Department helping “spread the word” and encouraging embassies and their Public Affairs Officers to bring Music Days to a wider audience. Carthage, Tunisia

4  Burkina Faso  Carthage  Kabul  Kathmandu  London  Moscow  Nepal  Ouagadougou  Tel-Aviv  Tunisia  Santiago We Are Pleased to Report the Following Concerts Took Place: This year, we hope you will Join Us!

5 Carthage, Tunisia October 5, 2005 Dalia Ouziel (piano) and Jerrold Rubenstein (violin) performed a tribute to Daniel Pearl in Tunisia. Organized by Cultural Affairs Officer Patricia Kabra.

6 Panipokhari, Nepal October 5, 2005 The U.S. Embassy in Panipokhari hosted an evening at the residence of U.S. Ambassador James F. Moriarty. Coordinated by Laura Lucas. Dashain & Harmony Article Dashain & Harmony Article

7 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso October 8, people packed the garden at the American Cultural Center for the concert, and danced the night away to a variety of musical styles Organized by Todd Haskell The event identified the United States with the promotion of democracy, and peaceful resolution of conflict. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

8 Top Burkinabe recording artists Diata, Wed-Hyack and Mano- Sniper performed. The three artists began the concert by noting that Daniel Pearl World Music Days promotes "harmony, tolerance and peace for humanity." Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

9 Nicosia, Cyprus October 14, 2005 A large turnout of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot. Youth came to see Funkit with MC Stephanie and MC_G-Force, along with Sofoz, Bulmy, PoetzPeace, Roots Crew and Mstafa & DJ Atest at Intercollege’s Cine Studio. Event organized by Tom Miller and Juliette Dickstein.

10 Event Poster: Nicosia, Cyprus

11 Rabat, Morocco October 3, 2005 The American Cultural Attaché in Morocco hosted a Moroccan/Arabic performance by Nasser Houari, lute, and Soumaya Houari, guitar, along with western classical and jazz pieces. Coordinated by Terry White, Cultural Affairs Officer. Harare, Zimbabwe October 8, 2005 At the Book Café and the Mannenburg Cafe in Harare, Zimbabwe, amateur and professional acts Luck Street Blues, music award winners Mbira Dzenharira, stand-up comedian Edgar Langeveldt, jazzists The Other Four, Anjii Greenland, up-and-coming Bongo Love and Evergreen performed throughout the day and evening for children and adults. Arranged by Jayne Howell.

12 Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India October 9, 2005 A cultural festival with traditional Indian music and dance. Arranged by Ayesha Gideon Cultural Affairs Officer. Bucharest, Romania October 12, 2005 Ava Cristini Silvestru gave a piano recital at the Sutu Palace in Romania. Coordinated by Mike Costache.

13 Tel Aviv, Israel October 8, 2005 Alei Gefen Chorus, conducted by Eli Gefen, Artistic Director, performed in Tel Aviv. The Master of Ceremonies was Dan Orstav, of East West House, and speakers included Ambassador Richard H. Jones and Dalia Rabin, daughter of the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Tel Aviv, Israel

14 Karachi, Pakistan September 15, 2005 The U.S. Consulate hosted Pakistani pop singer Fail Kapadia. Ambassador Ryan Crocker spoke before the concert. In addition to official embassy sponsored events, we received very positive feedback from several Ambassadors who attended Music Days events. In a prelude event in Concert held for slain journalist Daniel Pearl at US Consulate in Pakistan

15 “I had the honor to attend a dinner hosted by Shelley Tayar in Malta. The evening, which featured music from Russian and Maltese performers was truly an embodiment of your son's vision of linking people through music. Shelley brought together a multiethnic group of political leaders, cultural figures and other Maltese who are committed to promoting greater cross cultural understanding for a very enjoyable evening. I look forward to participating in future Daniel Pearl Music Days here in Malta and in helping to promote your son's ideals." - Molly H. Bordonaro Ambassador to Malta

16  Bringing music and people together  Improving America’s image abroad  Advancing tolerance and cross-cultural understanding around the world. Will You Join Us in the 6 th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days “Harmony for Humanity” Program? For More Information, Visit:


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