WOW, today’s We Day Atlantic event at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax was a wonderful success. It was such a seamless production and I was there to capture some of the highlights. Craig and Mark Kielburger really know how to EMPOWER the youth; it was so heartwarming to see so much hope on the faces in the crowd.
There were performances by:
- Shawn Desman (@darealsd)
- Neverest (@neverestmusic)
- local heart-throb JRDN (@JRDNmusic)
- Karl Wolf (@KARLWOLFs)
- Kardinal Offishall (@KardinalO)
Today’s We Day speakers were all so motivating and captivating:
- Craig (@craigkielburger) & Marc Kielburger , Founders of We Day
- Mia Farrow (@miafarrow), award winning actress and activist
- Travis Price, founder of the Pink Shirt Anti-Bullying Day (@thepinkdeal)
- Spencer West (@spencer2thewest), a remarkable human being, and motivational speaker
- Dr. Dave Williams (@AstroDaveMD), Canadian Astronaut & Doctor
- Kweku Mandela (@kwekumandela), Social Advocate, filmmaker and grandson of President Nelson Mandela
- Parker Murchison, We Day Speaker, helping raise money for cancer research and the IWK Children’s Hospital in Halifax
- Hannah Alper, blogger, youth activist, Free the Children Ambassador and Me to We Inspirational Speaker
- Mustafa the Poet, poet, writer, actor, emcee
- Robin Wiszowaty, motivational speaker and author
- Ashley Rose Murphy, motivational youth speaker
- Mundro Chambers, cast member of Degrassi
- Amanda Lindhout, Canadian Author, humanitarian, speaker and activist
- Ricardo Hoyos, cast member of Degrassi
Our local hip-hop dance crew, The Woods performed the We Day dance and some other great routines as well.
The entire show was so inspiring, and this was the last stop of their 2014 Tour. If you want to learn more about this amazing event, or how to get involved for 2015 CLICK HERE. Enjoy.