Democratic icon Aung San Suu Kyi will be given another cap on her feather, the Amnesty International’s highest honour by U2 singer Bono and other members of an Irish tribute concert when she goes to Dublin on June 18, 2012. She will also get her award on the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway in 1991 and the Amnesty’s Ambassador of Conscience in year 2009. Both awards were not claimed by her for the reason that she was under house arrest for 15 years, AP news reported.
U2 singer Bono dedicated a series of concert in 2009 intended for Suu Kyi and he even asked to let go of her from house arrest and gave with pride and honour the Amnesty Award to Suu Kyi during a particular concert in Dublin in 2009. This coming June 18, he is excited to meet the democratic icon 66 year old Aung San Suu Kyi.
He is overjoyed with the thought that it is seldom to meet such a famous official like her and when the time comes that they will meet they will grab all the opportunity to rejoice with her coming and feel her presence with joy and gladness, said news report from AP.
Her rise to fame even went higher as she came out winner in the election last April 2, meanwhile she took her seat in the parliament last May 2, and she started to take her very first tour in neighbouring ASEAN country Thailand. She will also e touring European nations and will be the guest speaker on the British Parliament which will happen next month.
Other artists who will join in the concert are actress Vanessa Redgrave, the River dance Troupe and Folk singer Damien Rice, as disclosed by Bill Shipsey.
Bob Geldof also a well known Irish rocker will also participate in the concert. He described the democratic leader as a Brave woman with principle, dignity integrity, and courage and fought for democracy while setting aside her family just to achieve what she aspire for her country. Ireland is so grateful and elated by her visit.