Earlier this 12 months, in Could, certainly one of Sweden’s most visited and well-known venues, the Ericsson Globe, was renamed in honor of the late Avicii — AVICII ARENA. Now, this coming December, the world is slated to host its first Avicii-related occasion in tribute to “Avicii’s musical heritage.”
“The debut For A Higher Day live performance [will feature] performances from largely Swedish acts together with dance duo Galantis, pop artist Håkan Hellström, singer/songwriter Miriam Bryant and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,” writes Billboard. The world suits 15,000 individuals, making this a big however nonetheless pretty intimate efficiency.
“I hope we reach creating a sense that we actually do that collectively, as a result of it is just collectively that we are able to make a distinction,” says Avicii’s father Klas Bergling. “Younger persons are our future and we have to be afraid for them. It’s unacceptable that they’re getting worse and that suicide charges are rising in that group – and it’s our obligation to do what we are able to to interrupt that development.”
For A Higher Day is deliberate to be an annual occasion bringing consideration to the psychological well being of younger individuals, organized by the Avicii Area and the Tim Bergling Basis. The occasion goes down December 1.
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