The long-awaited True Colors Festival (TCF) THE CONCERT 2022 featuring Katy Perry will be livestreamed free this weekend. Two concerts, featuring the same lineup and lasting around 2.5 hours. will take place on Saturday November 19th at 9am GMT, and Sunday November 20th at 8am GMT at Japan’s Tokyo Garden.

In addition to the free Livestream, TCF THE CONCERT 2022 will provide a suite of accessibility features that will enable as many people as possible to experience the concert, whether live in Japan or via the livestream. These features include Japanese Sign, International Sign, real-time subtitles, audio description and personnel on standby at the venue for all guests in need of assistance. This will be the first time that so many accessibility features are being included at a TCF event.

“What moved me to join True Colors Festival was the spirit and uniqueness of the festival’s message and the opportunity to share the stage with all these diverse artists. I’m excited to be back in Tokyo to perform at this inspiring event and with the concert livestreamed all across the world, everybody can come together and celebrate,” says Katy Perry.

Welsh pianist Rachel Starritt and Latvian-born British ‘Bionic Pop Artist’ Viktoria Modesta will be joining the exciting and diverse lineup.

November 19th at 9am GMT – watch here:

November 20th at 8am GMT – watch here:

A classically trained pianist, Rachel received formal piano training at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) with Alison Bowring. A highly skilled performer, Rachel possesses extraordinary musicianship and piano improvisation skills.  Her love of music spans a range of diverse musical genres including classical, jazz and popular culture. Rachel is a member of the British Paraorchestra, with whom she performed at Glastonbury in 2019 as part of the Love Unlimited Synth Orchestra with conductor Charles Hazlewood. She was born blind and also has Asperger’s.

Speaking about the concert, which celebrates the power of music to connect people everywhere, Rachel said: “It is a great pleasure for me to perform at True Colors festival which will showcase the thrills and pleasures of music with artists who are committed to their passions. Sharing is caring, experiencing is believing.”

Viktoria has established herself as a creative leader, connector and innovator in the post-disability community, bridging pop culture and art with academia, medicine and brands. Her hyper-stylized performances have been seen across the globe, including the closing ceremony of the 2012 Paralympics, the Super Bowl 2022Miami Art Basel and her sold-out residency at the iconic Crazy Horse Paris cabaret. Viktoria’s work has been recognised by Barack Obama, who chose to profile her his guest-edited WIRED magazine issue, due to her relentless campaigning to push art and inclusivity forward in entertainment.

Viktoria said: “I am excited to bring my latest audio, visual performance and a futuristic lens on diversity to the True Colors Festival.” 

“A huge change is underway to make room for acceptance of people like myself. An understanding that human value cannot be limited to the physical body, it is the evolution of ideas with diverse minds that can get us through the next challenges we face. Technology can not only help us break the physical barriers of ability but create an equal playing field not governed by centuries of perspective and attitude.”

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