Grammy Nominated International Musicians including Pato Banton and Ras I Ray sang at United Nations to Launch VoiceAmerica Series, The Convergence, and are featured on the November 17th Episode, on World Wisdom and the UN’s Development Goals
Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/17/2016 -- Joining VoiceAmerica's "The Convergence" show on November 17th, with hosts Dr. Kurt Johnson, Ben Bowler and Doug King: from the October 28, 2016 event at the United Nations Church Center Chapel, Grammy Nominee Pato Banton (Life is a Miracle) and legendary Reggae star Ras I Ray (Until That Day) join representatives and speakers from United Nations organizations and committees for a recap of the Chapel of the UN Church Center program which was part the United Nations Week of Spirituality and the launch of this VoiceAmerica radio series.
The November 17th VoiceAmerica program entitled The Road to 2020 (https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2610/the-convergence) of this 1god.com sponsored series (http://www.1god.com/convergence) brings these famed international musicians, Pato Banton, Ras I Ray, singer Antoinette Hall and dancers Tamir and Zuleikha with global change-makers Stephen Dinan, Founder of the Shift Network, Ben Bowler, Founder of 1god.com, World Weavers and the international U DAY festivals, and series host Dr. Kurt Johnson for a discussion of international programs and initiatives unfolding globally from 2017 to 2020. These events include Interspiritual Music and Cultural Festivals in Ethiopia, Jerusalem, Australia and across India and the United States. As well, an online Education Academy is being created to foster religious literacy, spiritual development and community building.
The Convergence series itself, an unofficial and independent activity of United Nations-accredited non-governmental organizations and others, runs from the UN Week of Spirituality in late October to the UN Week of Interfaith Harmony in early February and focuses it discussions on the relationship on the values, ethics and ideals of the world's wisdom traditions and the breadth of the Sustainable Development Goals established by this international body. Global change-makers who are part of the Series include Ken Wilber, Deepak Chopra, Karenna Gore, Brian McLaren, Rob Bell, Michael Dowd, Mindahi Bastida Munoz, Oscar Miro-Quesada, Patrricia Albere and many more.
Photo: Grammy Nominee Pato Banton performing at the United Nations Church Center Chapel, October 28, 2016, reprising his appearance on VoiceAmerica, The Convergence, November 17, 2016.