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Ricky Kej (Grammy® Award Winner Musician)
Webinar Series: The World Has Changed
Webinar Topic: Inspiring conscious action through music
Webinar Date: February 19, 2021
We have always used the power of stories and song to document, shape and alter the course of our lives. Stories of cultures, societies, religions, wars, peace, revolutions etc were captured through different art forms such as music, literature, painting, theatre, dance etc. These art forms were handed down through generations and still have the power to transport and transform us.
The current climate crisis is the greatest threat we are facing as a species. My session will merge my love for music and for our environment to create a lasting impact.
We have all collectively contributed towards the current Climate Crisis with our rising Co2 emissions, rapid deforestation through our unsustainable development, and pollution through our rampant consumerism. As humans living in the 21st century, we are now more aware of these global issues and how they can impact our lives than ever before. My aim is to convert this awareness into concrete conscious action through my music.
Grammy® Award Winner & US Billboard #1 artist, Ricky Kej is an internationally renowned Indian Music Composer and Environmentalist.
He has performed at prestigious venues in over 30 countries, including the UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva.
He serves as the UNESCO MGIEP “Global Ambassador for Kindness”, UNCCD “Land Ambassador”, UNICEF “Celebrity Supporter” & Ambassador for “Earth Day Network”.
Ricky’s awards include the United Nations “Global Humanitarian Artist” award and is conferred with the title “Youth Icon of India”.
‘Real Leaders’, a Signatory to the United Nations named Ricky Kej as one of the 100 Real Leaders who ‘Inspire the Future’.
Ricky Kej is a professor at the prestigious National Institute of Advanced Studies and was named as a GQ Hero 2020 by GQ Magazine.
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