A Cappella group Chromas Choir became the Turkey ambassador of the Global Climate Movement #Resolution2020, spearheaded by the United Nations and aiming to draw worldwide attention to climate change. Chromas supported the project by interpreting the song “World On Our Shoulders” in their own style, composed specifically for the project by renowned pop artist Ed Sheeran.
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ISTANBUL (TR) - The World Wildlife Fund (WWF-World Wildlife Fund) has launched the # Resolution2020 movement, bringing together leading organizations such as National Geography, Universal Music, and well-known artists such as Keira Knightley, Emma Thompson, Mark Rylance and Naomie Harris. Supporters of the project that set out with the message “New Year's Resolution”, sang the song “On World On Our Shoulders” by the famous pop star Ed Sheeran in their own style. The project started at the same time on Wednesday, December 11 all over the world and aims to draw attention to climate change by spreading through the internet and social media until the new year. Inviting everyone to share their New Year goals and the steps they will take for the environment with the slogan “Be a Part of the Solution”, # Resolution2020 is expected to make a worldwide impression.
The name chosen from Turkey to support the project, a cappella choir was Chromas. Chromas, who has attracted attention with his concerts with Bobby McFerrin within the scope of PSM Jazz Festival and international festivals, has edited and performed the piece of Ed Sheeran in his own style and participated in the project with a video he shot in Ortaköy, Istanbul. The clip was made available to Chromas’s Youtube account.
Chromas founder and cantor Basak Dogan expressed his enthusiasm about the project by saying; “We have always believed that singing together can change the world and make it a more livable place. For this, we sang, produced and constantly conveyed our joy and hope with our listeners. Now, thanks to # Resolution2020, we share this passion with the whole world, change our planet and sing for a better future! We hope that 2020 will go down in history as the year we saved the world, and Chromas is proud to be the pioneer of this project in Turkey.”
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