act of memory for the Launch of Brighton Festival 2011




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Published on Mar 8, 2011

'Article 21.3 The will of the people shall be the basis for the authority of government ...'

Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's pro-democracy leader, human rights advocate and Nobel Peace Prize laureate was the Guest Director of Brighton Festival 2011.
As part of thE Festival Launch Articles 1, 3, 5, 9,13,19, 20, 21 and 27 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights were recited from memory by Monica Ross with the Brighton Festival Chorus performing 'Sleep' by Eric Whitacre, conducted by John Hancorn.
Brighton Dome 23.02.2011

To find out more about the BURMA CAMPAIGN UK please go to: http://www.burmacampaign.org.uk

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the world's most translated document and can be found here in 370+ languages http://www.ohchr.org/EN/UDHR/Pages/In...

Brighton Festival Chorus is one of the leading choirs in the UK, to contact them and find out more please visit: http://www.bfc.org.uk

Brighton Festival 2011, 07 May-29 May 2011
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video camera: Alice Ross
video post production: Monica Ross
sound and vision technical advisor: Bernard G Mills


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