The Nobel Peace Prize Concert on Sunday afternoon brought entertainment into the ceremony that honored women who were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. One of the highest honors of the globe, the prize winners and the audience around the world were treated to a live performance of several entertainers including Evanescence.
Taking on the microphone, the band performed a moving song as part of the ceremony. Giving a touch of international flavor, Sugarland, Jill Scott, Angelique Kidjo, Ahmed Fathi, Miatta Fahnbulleh, and the World Youth Choir all participated in the ceremony.
"We are here tonight to honor three very, very brave woman who have great sacrifices in their life to try and improve this world. I want to thank you,” said Amy Lee of Evanescence after the bands performance honoring the three winners.
The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winners included three women. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and women's right activist Leymah Gbowee, also of Liberia, and democracy activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen. Sharing the vision of peace on an universal level, the honorees this year put forth generous actions to bring peace to the world.
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