The free outing unites politicians, activists and some of music’s biggest hitmakers for a talks of political and social change as well as thrilling performances from the artists present.
In attendance at the event were Nelson Mandela‘s grandson Kweku Mandela, Ghana’s president Akufo-Addo, Whoopi Goldberg, Priyanka Chopra, AlessiaCara, Big Sean, The Chainsmokers and a host of others.
Michelle Obama was not physically present at the event but had recorded a video previously to be played at the festival.
Watch some highlights below:
A message for Global Citizens on Girl-Child education by Michelle Obama
Kweku Mandela reflects on his grandfather’s legacy
Whoopi Goldberg gives powerful speech on HIV/AIDS
Demi Lovato calls for Mental Health Aid for Refugees
Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo commits to end Child Marriage
Genocide survivor condemns ISIS, calls for Justice