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18 Stunning Photos From Global Citizen Festival Hamburg

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At the Global Citizen Festival Hamburg at the Barclaycard Arena, 11,000 Global Citizens filled the auditorium with electric vibes on the eve of the G20 Summit.

Shakira and Coldplayperformed unforgettable duets, Pharrell Williams spoke out to the audience about ending extreme poverty. World leaders like Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made commitments on women’s health, education, and polio.

The stage and the audience were both filled with activists who were there to highlight the issues that matter and make sure the voices of the vulnerable during the G20 July 7-8.

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“I don’t want you think of yourselves as leaders of tomorrow,” Trudeau said. “I need you to be leaders today.”

And the stunning photographs from the evening revealed the power that global citizens had during the night.

Here are 18 best photographs from Global Citizen Festival Hamburg.


Hamburg_Coldplay_Shakira_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_3.jpgColdplay and Shakira kick off Global Citizen Festival Hamburg with some stunning duets.
Image: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Coldplay_Shakira_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_3.jpgShakira performs "Chantaje" with Chris Martin and Coldplay.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

Hamburg_DavidBeasleyWHO_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgDavid Beasley Executive Director of the World Food Programme shows off his Global Citizen gear.
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Hamburg_DemiLovato_NadiaMurad_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen.jpgDemi Lovato, Nadia Murad, and Muzoon speak out for mental wellbeing, education, and justice for refugees.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Crowd_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgGlobal Citizen Festival Hamburg host Barbara Schöneberger takes a minute to join the audience as Herbert Grönemeyer performs.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

2017_GlobalCitizen_GreyHutton_Lena_Herbert2-17.jpgHerbert Grönemeyer closes out the night.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Dr_Tedros__RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen.jpgDr. Tedros Adhanom, Director-General of the World Health Organization speaks on behalf of the 400 million who don't have health coverage.
Image: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Ellie_Goulding_GreyHutton.jpgEllie Goulding performs on stage during the Global Citizen Festival Hamburg.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Andreas Bourani__RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgAndreas Bourani rocks the stage starting with, "Auf Uns."
Image: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Wongani_Gillard_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen.jpgWongani, 14, an aspiring businessman and education activist from Malawi speaks with former Australian Prime Minister and Global Partnership for Education chair Julia Gillard.
Image: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Coldplay_ChrisMarin_GreyHutton.jpgChris Martin performs as confetti rains down at Barclaycard arena.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Pharrell_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgPharrell Williams delivered a powerful message to the crowd after performing "Lose Yourself to Dance."
Image: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Crowd_Atmosphere_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgImage: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_JustinTrudeau_Stage_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_5.jpgCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the stage twice, once to introduce Coldplay and Shakira and again to announce Canada's commitment of $100 million toward ending polio.
Image: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_General_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_3-3.jpgFun fact: Global Citizen Festival Hamburg took place on International Kissing Day.
Image: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Pharrell_Stage_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen.jpg"I've got a feeling that we're actually gonna pull this off," Pharrell Williams said onstage.
Image: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Crowd_Atmosphere_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen.jpgImage: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen