Sing for Hope is honored to partner with makesense for an exclusive and intimate screening of WAYNAK during UN week in New York. Waynak (Where are you?) is the first short documentary that lets you discover and collaborate with social entrepreneurs in the Near East and Europe, currently developing short, middle, and long-term solutions to impact the Refugees Crisis. The documentary was selected at the Doc Corner of Cannes Festival in 2017. Waynak was produced by What Took You So Long and makesense


The screening will be followed by a roundtable discussion with leading Social Entrepreneurs building impact every day on the refugee topic.

The event will include:

– Introduction by MakeSense

– Performance by Sing for Hope Artist Partner/renowned violinist Daisy Joplin

– Exclusive Screening of Waynak

– Roundtable and Q&A with leading Social Entrepreneurs working on the refugee topic

About MakeSense

makesense is a dynamic, global, people-powered community that connects engaged citizens, passionate entrepreneurs and forward-looking organizations to build solutions together on the global goals. Among their many innovative initiatives, makesense has co-produced Waynak, a documentary made up of six short segments that showcases the unique work and perspectives of social entrepreneurs working throughout the world on solutions to impact the refugee crisis. 



About Sing for Hope

Sing for Hope transforms lives by using the power of the arts to create a better world. Our arts outreach programs bring hope and inspiration to under-resourced schools, hospitals, hospices, veterans’ centers, refugee sites, transit hubs, and disability networks. Since 2006, Sing for Hope has partnered with over 250 nonprofit organizations, involved over 3,500 artists in creative volunteerism, and placed over 450 artist-created Sing for Hope Pianos in public spaces for everyone to play — a symbol and celebration of art for all.



About Daisy Joplin

Classical/rock violinist Daisy Jopling was born in London and now lives in NY. She has toured the world with the “Daisy Jopling Band” and with the creative string trio “Triology.”  She has recorded 8 CDS, 2 with BMG RCA Victor. Her latest album “Awakening,” consisting of her own original music, was released worldwide in February 2017. She is now working with Tea 4 2 Productions on a new album of original violin arrangements of The Who.

Her Solo work has included playing a concerto at the Royal Albert Hall in London at the age of 14, playing twice before 30,000 people at the opening of the Vienna Festival, touring with her band to 23 stunning concert halls in China, and performing her own “Awakening” Concert at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on August 27th 2017.  

Daisy has composed music for various ensembles, and for the last five years she has performed her own shows “The String Pulse Experience” and “Awakening” for her Band, orchestra, solo singers, dancers, and youth choir. Both shows give opportunities to young instrumentalists, singers and dancers to perform on world class stages alongside world-class musicians. A documentary film about the String Pulse Experience aired on Mountain Lake PBS and is planned for a national PBS airing in 2018.