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Kinnie Guinness World Record Attempt hosts Concert for Peace 21/10/2003

Preparations for the concert for peace, Kantanti ghall-Paci, are well underway.  The concert will be staged as part of the Kinnie Guinness World Record Attempt for the World’s Largest Human Rainbow, which will take place on November 15, 2003 at the Granaries, Floriana.

Over 20 top Maltese singers will be performing, highlighting peace and tolerance. The guest singers are Ira Losco, Chiara, Fabrizio Faniello, Miriam Christine Borg, Nadine Axisa, Gianni, Rita Pace, Philippa Farrugia Randon, Ivan Grech from Wintermoods, Ozzy Lino, Glen Vella, Olivia Lewis, Alison and Annalise Ellul, William Mangion, Francesca Galea, Diane Micallef from Corkscrew, Ivan Filletti from Filletti and Friends, Sigo, Konrad Pule from Scar, Pawlu Borg Bonaci from Fakawi, Edward Ellul from Precedence, Peter Sands, Claire Cordina and Beverly Farrugia. Kantanti ghall-Paci is under the musical direction of Samuel Hayman.

The popular songs, “Give peace a chance”, “Imagine”, “One”, and “Heal the world” will be sung during the evening.  Following the concert, a line-up of all the participating singers and bands will entertain the crowds until midnight. More singers such as Claudette Pace, Joe Demicoli, Fiona, and the bands Scream Daisy, Beangrowers, Bitterside and Handstand will join in the line-up.

YADA Dance Company together with members from the College of Jazz directed by Felix Busuttil and Moving Bodies led by Janet Vella will be performing dance numbers to celebrate the record breaking attempt.

Organised by WearWords Ltd in partnership with radio station X.FM 100.2, the event aims to gather over 12,000 people wearing coloured T-shirts at the Granaries in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Human Rainbow.

WearWords is also encouraging the participation of young talent. Twelve year old, Thea Saliba has written and composed a song, dedicated to the Kinnie Guinness World Record Attempt. The song, entitled “Rainbow Colours” is being performed during various children’s programmes on local television and will also be sung during the concert. There will also be a children’s play area, food stalls and bars.

The highlight of the event will be the composition of a coloured human rainbow, which will be followed by a celebration party.  Doors will open at 1pm till late.  Collection of t-shirts will occur between 1pm and 3pm and the attempt to break the world record will take place between 3:30 and 4pm. People are urged to be there in time.

The event is also giving many Maltese charities the opportunity to raise funds for their particular cause. Passes for the event cost Lm5, Lm2 of which goes to a charity of the buyer’s choice.

Passes can be obtained from any Maltapost outlet or online from www.di-ve.com, as well as directly from one of the participating organisations, or directly from WearWords on telephone 21 472051 or ticket hotline 7931 0084. For a complete list of participating charities and more information one may log on to www.wearwords.org.