Belizean artists play One Love concert for Iris victims

Posted By: Marty

Belizean artists play One Love concert for Iris victims - 10/17/01 12:24 AM

Belizeans joined in solidarity with the victims of Hurricane Iris and pledged $8,900 over the phone during the "One Love" Concert at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize.
The concert was organized jointly by the City of Belize, the Belize Mayor's Association, and Love FM which broadcast the concert live.

Even the Almighty provided a beautiful day with glorious sunshine for the 897 Belizeans who turned out to enjoy the open air event. The proceeds of the sales of food and refreshments were also donated to the hurricane relief fund, including $620 raised by the Belize River Lodge.

The Bowen & Bowen group has also pledged to donate the profits from their sales of Coca Cola, Belikin Beer, Crystal Water and other refreshments at the concert.

The artists performing included Lucio Alcoser and the New Generation, Griga Boyz, Mr. Peters' Boom and Chime band, Sam Hamilton, Lord Rhaburn, the "Slamming Bodies" dance group, the Chan Chen Band, the New Varieties band from Corozal, the Grand master of poetry and many more
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