A show presented by Tom Hanks and that will feature performances by artists like Demi Lovato, Jon Bon Jovi and Justin Timberlake will close Biden’s inauguration day
| 01/13/2021 | ionicons-v5-c23: 00 | – . |
A show special presented by the actor Tom Hanks and that will feature performances by artists such as Demi lovato, Jon Bon Jovi and Justin Timberlake will close the inauguration of the president-elect of the United States, Joe Biden, the organizers announced Wednesday.
« Celebrating the United States » has been called the program that will be broadcast at 8:30 p.m. local time next Wednesday (01:30 GMT on Thursday) by the main US television networks and various social networks, the so-called Presidential Investiture Committee highlighted in a statement. a non-profit organization independent of the official transition team.
Among the invited artists, Ant Clemons also stands out, according to the information.
The 90-minute segment that will feature speeches by Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris « will celebrate the American heroes who are helping their fellow citizens overcome this crisis, » added the note, according to which the resistance will also be highlighted. , the heroism and the commitment of the people to come together to « heal and rebuild. »
« This inauguration presents a unique opportunity to highlight the resilience and spirit of the United States together, » said Inauguration Committee Chair Tony Allen.
The organizers have prepared a series of activities as part of Biden’s inauguration, which has as its central theme « America United » and spans five days of programming including a « Day of Service », a « Martin Luther King Day Jr. « , floral offerings and art exhibits, among others.
Next Wednesday, Biden will become the 46th president of the United States amid an atmosphere of political tension after supporters of the outgoing president, Donald Trump, violently stormed the Capitol in Washington, in events that caused five deaths.