The 2013 Global Citizen Festival took place over the weekend on the Great Lawn of New York’s iconic Central Park. The Global Citizen Festival, which celebrated achievements made towards ending extreme poverty in this generation, featured performances by Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys, and John Mayer, with a brief acoustic performance by Elvis Costello.
Sixty-thousand people joined the socially conscious musicians, celebrities, world leaders, dignitaries to urge world leaders to take action towards ending extreme poverty by 2030.
Guests at the event included Bono, Katie Holmes, Gerard Butler, Olivia Wilde, Freida Pinto, will.i.am, Bridget Moynahan, Russell Simmons, Karolina Kurkova, Erin Heatherton, Rachel Brosnahan, Jake Clemons, Deborah-Lee Furness, President of the World Bank, Jim Yong King, Soledad O’Brian, Barbara Bush, Gayle King, Adrian Grenier, Shawn King and many more!!
We have photos from the event.