January 14, 2021 10:39 AM | By EFE
15 minutes. A special show presented by actor Tom Hanks and which 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 (USA), Joe Biden, announced this Wednesday the organizers.
“Celebrating America” was called the program which will be broadcast at 20:30 local time next Wednesday (01:30 GMT on Thursday) by the main US television networks and various social networks. This was highlighted in a statement by the so-called Presidential Investiture Committee, 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, which will feature interventions by Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, “celebrate American heroes who are helping their fellow citizens to overcome this crisis, “added the note. Likewise, the resistance, heroism and commitment of the people to unite to” heal and rebuild “will be highlighted.
“This inauguration presents a unique opportunity to highlight the resilience and spirit of united states“This was stated, for his part, by the president of the investiture committee, Tony Allen.
The organizers prepared a series of activities as part of Biden’s inauguration. The central theme is “United States United” and covers 5 days of programming. It includes a “Day of Service”, a “Martin Luther King Jr. Day”, floral offerings and art exhibits, among others.
Next Wednesday, Biden will become the 46th president of the United States in the middle of an atmosphere of political tension, after followers of the outgoing president, Donald Trump, stormed the Capitol in Washington, in events that caused 5 deaths.