Heavy facts – listen and download a song by Sonata Arctica for children's rights!
The song “I Have a Right” by the world-renowned, gold-selling Finnish metal band Sonata Arctica reminds us about children’s rights. You can listen and download it as your ringtone from the website of Save the Children Finland.
Sonata Arctica, a metal band founded in 1996 in the town of Kemi in northern Finland, has written a song called “I Have a Right” that addresses children’s rights. The band wants to give everyone the opportunity to download the song free of charge as a ringtone from the website of Save the Children Finland at http://www.pelastakaalapset.fi/soittoaani. At the same time you can make a voluntary donation to Save the Children Finland.
“Every child has the right to grow free, without the preconceptions and prejudices created by us parents, the right to see the beauty and versatility of this home without distorted colours and shapes,” says Tony Kakko, singer and lyricist of Sonata Arctica.
“We want to thank Tony Kakko and the other members of the band for writing such a beautiful and touching song. Sonata Arctica highlights an important issue in their song, and we, too, work for this issue," says Martti Härmä, coordinator of internet youth work at Save the Children Finland.
Children’s rights are the foundation pillars of the work of Save the Children Finland. Save the Children Finland is a part of the international Save the Children movement. Save the Children International is the world’s leading independent organisation for children’s rights. It consists of 30 national Save the Children organisations. The movement is active in more than 100 countries.
Save the Children Finland has its 90th birthday today. The events of the jubilee year include, among other events, the KidsRock 2012 concerts organised together with Warner Music Finland in the autumn. http://www.pelastakaalapset.fi/en/media/save-the-children-finland-90-yea/