Today is #InternationalDayoftheGirl - a reminder of the specific challenges faced by girls across the world.
In Nepal, girls from disadvantaged backgrounds face a very high risk of being exploited. The majority of child labourers in Nepal are girls, as are the majority of trafficking victims. Child marriage is also a huge problem in Nepal, with 2 out of 5 girls getting married before the age of 18 and 10% before they are 15.
These girls need support, but also education and empowerment. At Kidasha, we work to change attitudes and end social stigma that hinders opportunities for girls, as well as providing support for girls who have been victims of abuse. ... See MoreSee Less
One in two Nepalis is under 25 years old. While the western world frets over the concerns of an aging population, Nepal’s future sits in the hands of its youth. Nepal’s young people will be an asset to the country’s economy – that is, if they are not failed by a lack of appropriate education. … Cont...
A Charity Performance by James Pearson in support of Kidasha
November 23, 2017, 8:00pm
As part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival of London, festival director Bob Porter is delighted to present Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club Artistic Director, legendary jazz pianist and his great friend, James Pearson in this late-night gig.
James Pearson is a pianist, composer and creative tour de force, and one of the country’s most respected musicians. His work covers all genres of music, especially contemporary music, jazz and classical. His trio, The James Pearson Trio, are the Ronnie Scott's house band, who earlier this year sold out four nights at the legendary Birdland Jazz Club in New York.
One of the country’s most sought-after pianists, James has worked with Dame Cleo Laine, Maria Ewing, Marian Montgomery, Petula Clark, Kevin Spacey, John Wilson, Elvin Jones, Wynton Marsalis, Joss Stone, Dave Stewart, Buddy Greco, Johnny Griffin, Joseph Horowitz, Richard Rodney Bennett, Ray Davies, Jeff Beck and Paul McCartney, amongst others.
Take the chance to see this extremely talented musician in a unique and beautiful venue.
CONCERT START TIME - 9:30PM
Kidasha will be hosting a pre-concert drinks reception from 8pm at The Old Tea Warehouse, 4-8 Creechurch lane, London, EC3A 5AY.
This concert is in aid of Kidasha, a children's charity which supports children living in extreme poverty in Nepal, the second poorest country in Asia.
KIDASHA ONLY RECEIVES DONATIONS FOR TICKETS PURCHASED THROUGH THIS LINK.