About The Event
Again, this year, we in Vienna will join this global movement for the second time - organizing an event with musicians, singers and dancers and some speakers involving the audience singing and dancing all together. We are a small group of women from around the world organizing this event – Yvonne Birnbaumer, Margaret Carter, Ewa Dziedzic, Jenny Simanowitz and me, Aiko Kazuko Kurosaki - and I´m in charge of the artistic part of the program as I´m a dancer, performer and a choreographer.
This year´s performing artists are -
Monika Ballwein - Margaret Carter - Desislava Gudjunova with her daughter Alex - Karine Label - SpontanSirenen / Lilo Lengl, Maren Rahmann, Lise Vinberg - SambAttac Vienna - Cornelia Scheuer - Aminata Seydi / Rainer Gradischnig / Wolfgang Schmidt - Jenny Simanowitz and The Revolutionary Sisters - Laura Unger&Friends - Aiko Kazuko Kurosaki. Also Maria Stern, an Austrian songwriter - will present the latest arrangement of the Austrian song written last year for One Billion Rising, recorded this year with various soloists and a choir.
This event is registered officially at the city council and is an independent, non-partisan event. We are thankful to all our sponsors who provide financial as well as in kind support (see sponsors for a list of contributors).
At the end of this event, we will have an One Billion Rising Vienna After Event Party at a location nearby hosted by Las Chicas and Grüne Frauen Wien.
Verein Autonome Österreichische Frauenhäuser, AÖF
BKA, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Frauen
Grüne Frauen Wien
Elfie's Wirt will sponsor the punch and Glühwein
And especially we want to thank Maria Rösslhumer, executive manager of AÖF, for her big personal support!
About The Organizer
Yvonne Birnbaumer, Margaret Carter, Ewa Dziedzic, Aiko Kazuko Kurosaki, Jenny Simanowitz
Yvonne Birnbaumer - entrepreneur in social field
Margaret Carter - singer ( The Revolutionary Sisters)
Ewa Dziedzic - assistant lecturer for political sience
Aiko Kazuko Kurosaki - dancer, performer, choreographer
Jenny Simanowitz - http://www.happybusiness.at/jenny-simanowitz_en.html ( The Revolutionary Sisters)
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