Michel Montecrossa’s speech for the Mirapuri World Peace Festival 2011 as DVD with the complete text and six related Topical Song performances which are part of the speech
Michel Montecrossa says in his opening statement:
“The future is made by the young and those who are young at heart. And that is why the future is young. I take you now on a trail of thoughts that move in the words, thoughts that move on into poetry, into songs, into tunes. What I present to you is therefore a poetry-song-speech.
We start with our trail of thoughts. Thoughts that lead us into a young world, that encourage us to be young at heart. The future world and climate change will go together if we are always young at heart because then we can look forward into this young future, because then we are no longer limited to the old past which gets older every day and ever more. Let’s turn to the young future, this future which is made by the young. And then we will see that the future is full of life, full of hope, full of possibilities. The future world must be governed by the young and that is what I want to tell you: never grow old, always stay young, stay young at heart. It is this young future I’m singin’ about, I’m talkin’ about and in my lyrics I continue this trail of thoughts and in my tunes I give them the image of sound: the image, the thought, the poem of a young future.”
(DVD, English, Duration 52:52 Min. PAL)