IDENTITY is a virtual charity event hosted by Transparent Arts as part of Project Blue Marble. IDENTITY encourages people to ‘identify with unity, aid, and awareness to battle COVID-19’. They will do so through an 8 hour, worldwide Livestream, with all money raised benefiting United Way.
#OURIDENTITY: Project Blue Marble – an 8 hour livestreaming event to unite Asian artists/leaders from around the world for the fight against COVID-19 and the xenophobia affecting Asian communities. All proceeds from the event will benefit @unitedway pic.twitter.com/D47NGh4u8m
— TRANSPARENT ARTS (@transparentfeed) May 18, 2020
Stars such as Jay Park and Higher Music, Hyolyn and Flowisk will be performing to raise money for the charity.
There will also be special guests such as the poet Rupi Kaur, who wrote the critically acclaimed Milk & Honey, and Sung Kang, who played Han in the Fast and Furious franchise.
Co-CEO of Transparent Arts, Far East Movement, and co-founder of Goldhouse, Kev Nish said in a statement on the topic: “It’s been inspiring to witness the strength of the human spirit at these times…Project Blue Marble is the result of our community’s togetherness, our passion to help, and our need to be heard.”
The event is set to take place on May 30th, 2:00PM PST, over on twitch.
To find out more about how to donate and watch the event, follow the link.
A full list of those involved is shown below.