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Royal Dutch Shell Hallelujah

‘Shell Out Sounds’ campaign is protesting Shell’s sponsorship of the Southbank Centre
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Anti-fracking flashmob sends message to Yoko Ono at Southbank Centre

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9th June 2013

Singing campaigners call on curator of Meltdown festival to speak out about Shell’s Southbank sponsorship

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On the afternoon of Sunday 9th June, a flashmob of over 30 singers gathered in the foyer of the Queen Elizabeth Hall as audience members arrived for the Shell-sponsored performance by Spira Mirabilis of Richard Strauss’s Metamorphosen. [1] The singers launched into a version of Leonard Cohen’s classic song, Hallelujah, with rewritten lyrics drawing attention to Shell’s controversial human rights and environmental record. They unfurled a banner with Yoko Ono’s quotation ‘Art is a means for survival’ and handed out flyers to audience members. They gave a number of repeat performances around the Southbank which drew applause and support. read more

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Anti-Shell flashmob planned for end of Southbank concert series

Media Advisory: 7 June 2013

Anti-Shell flashmob planned for end of Southbank concert series

On Sunday, a flashmob of singers led by the ‘Shell Out Sounds’ campaign will protest Shell’s sponsorship of the arts at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

– Photo opportunity: 9 June 2013, 2.40pm, choral flashmob with singers and musicians. Large banners directly addressing Shell and Yoko Ono will be used. Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London.

– For more information, interviews, photos and footage call Chris Garrard on 07743197203 or email [email protected] read more

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‘Flashmob’ choir return to sing out Shell at the Southbank Centre

The group handed out flyers about Shell’s human rights record to audience members, many of whom stopped to listen and applauded at the end of the song. 

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22nd April 2013

Interval halted at Shell Classic International concert, as ‘Shell Out Sounds’ highlight the sponsor’s human rights record

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On the evening of Monday 22nd April, a group of about 10 singers and musicians called ‘Shell Out Sounds’ (SOS) returned to the Southbank Centre to give another musical intervention, during the interval of a Shell-sponsored performance by Imogen Cooper and the Budapest Festival Orchestra. [1] The ‘flashmob’ ensemble premiered a new piece called ‘The Riddle of the Niger Delta’, written specifically for the concert, setting the poignant words of the Nigerian environmental and human rights activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa. [2] The group handed out flyers about Shell’s human rights record to audience members, many of whom stopped to listen and applauded at the end of the song. The Southbank Centre duty visitor manager said the performers were welcome to come back and perform whenever they liked, and were invited to discuss the issue of Shell sponsorship with the Southbank Centre PR team. read more

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