The organisation uses music and cultural events as tools to fundraise and promote unity.
Aid to Kaunda Square Primary School in Zambia 1995
Come Together People-Hand in Hand aid Campaign of 1995 donated School stationary
to Kaunda Square Primary School located in Lusaka Zambia.
This project was directed by Ken Simuyemba donation of Books, chairs, pens,pencils and other school items from Norway to aid Kaunda Square Primary School. Over 2000 children benefited from this effort.
Celebrity Social Gathering 2002
Come Together People organized a reception at the South African Embassy in Oslo Norway. The event brought together Mr Kenneth Kaunda, Founder and former President of Zambia, Norwegian politicians such as Kristin Halverson leader of Socialistic Party, Trond Giske MP and Minister of Trade and Industry from Labour Party. Norwegian artists such as Noora, Simone, Dennis Otone etc. Organisations such as Red Cross, Norwegian Church Aid where represented, while Snohetta was represented by Co founder Kjetil Thorsen.
This event was aimed at networking and finding a way of working together in making a difference in lives of the underprivileged children.
Come Together (With Norwegian celebrities) in Norway 2001
Following the xenophobic murder of Benjamin Hermansen, the “Come Together” concert held on the 30th April 2001, aimed to raise awareness and combat racism in Norway. Speeches supporting the cause were made by Mr. Jens Stoltenberg 2001 Prime Minister of Norway, and Mr Happy Mahlangu, The South African Ambassador to Norway.
This event was organised in collaboration with Purr Productions, LO, Oslo Arbeiderparti, Nopa, Norsk Folkehjelp, AOF, Gramart, Musikernes Fellesorganisasjon and Handel og Kontor.
The event brought together well known Norwegian artists such as Mari Boine, Jonas Fjeld, Jørn Hoel, Noora, Stig Van Eijk, Raya, Torhild Sivertsen, Steinar Albrigtsen, Cheb Hocine, Dennis Otone and the Rhythm Ace, Bendik Hofseth, Zikalo, Pancha Embla, Zanza, Jon Poindexter and Ken Simuyemba.
Come Together People (with Youssou N'Dour) 2003
The “Come Together” concert in 2003 aimed to raise awareness and funds for AIDS stricken children and young people in Africa. Senegalese Grammy winner mega star Youssou N’Dour performed alongside Norwegian musicians such as Erik Bye, Lynnie Treekrem, Cheb Hosine, Toneo Blesdin (also known as Dennis Otone) and Ole Ask.
The event was in collaboration with Snøhetta, Nordisk Film, Scandic Hotels , Purr Productions, Pluss-Landsforeningen mot Aids, The South African Embassy , Kirkens Nødhjelp,Sannes Eiendom , Peppes Pizza and Real.
Come Together in OSLO, Norway 2002
“Come Together” 2002, was a fantastic collaboration between Purr Productions, Norwegian Red Cross and The Norwegian Church Aid. The Come Together initiative raised funds for the Norwegian Red Cross and the Norwegian Church Aid.
The concert, which was held in Oslo , connected superstar Grammy winner Miriam Makeba with local Norwegian acts such as: Torhild Sivertsen, Erik Bye, Steinar Albrigtsen, Cheb Hocine, Raya & her Gipsy Legacy, Tom Pachenko, Synnøve Svarbø, Tande P and Mr G.P.S Nacobo. Mr Jens Stoltenberg, the former Prime Minister of Norway, also held a speech.