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Song For Africa
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The Song for Africa project brings together some of Canada's top musicians and vocalists such as Ian DíSa (Billy Talent), Karl Wolf, Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar, Grady), Choclair, Karl Wolf, Kyle Riabko, Ken Tizzard (Thornley, Watchmen), Ian Thornley, Liam from Not By Choice, Danny Greaves (Watchmen, Doctor) and Rock Star INXS finalist Tara Slone and more for the purpose of raising awareness of Canadaís youth and inspire action on the African AIDS Pandemic and raise funds to assist in building a mobile AIDS clinic in Kenya with the help of the non-governmental organization Free the Children. Following in the footsteps of We Are the World and Tears Are Not Enough, this original composition will be released nationally as the staple song for the 16th International AIDS Conference, and set to hit Canadian airwaves July 28, 2006.

The song and video will be launched at two separate events in Toronto in August. The first being the media launch at an exclusive event that will be attended by all major Canadian Media, sponsors and artists and the second at the International Aids Conference in Toronto to 30,000 delegates including world leaders along with 3,000 members of the international media at the Rogerís Centre. The video will also be shown during the AIDS 2006 Film Festival.