* UNICEF GOODWILL AMBASSADOR LANG LANG LAUNCHES THE LANG LANG INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION
* Asset Duration: 01 min 55 secs
* Shoot City: New York
* Shoot Country: United States
* Shoot Date: 20 Oct 2008
Today in front of a young and captivated audience, Lang Lang, the world renown Pianist Launched The Lang Lang International Music Foundation in New York.
Lang Lang, a child prodigy was able to blossom thanks to opportunities he had at a young age,. He created the foundation to help children around the world develop their talents.
Ath the launch, UNICEF executive director AMVspoke about the impact that music can have in our lives:
SOT: Ann M Veneman UNICEF Executive Director: “ We really are experiencing today the power of music and its ability to bring people together. It cuts across cultural and national divides, age, creed. Music is really a coalescing force.”
The foundation’s first three scholarship winners, chosen by Lang Lang were introduced.
SOT: Anna Larson: “I’m very proud to have the opportunity to play here The young pianists dazzled the audience with pieces by Chopin.
With the launch of the IMF, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Lang Lang strengthened his commitment to help improve the lives of children around the world