TEL AVIV, Israel, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Madonna and Live Nation Entertainment announced today that they will be adding a second show at Ramat Gan Stadium in Tel Aviv on May 31st. The added show has been declared by Madonna as a "Concert for Peace." Madonna is inviting several peace organizations to the May 31st show to honor and acknowledge people seeking peace in the Middle East. Details about the participating organizations will be announced shortly.
"Music is so universal and if there's any chance that through my performance I can bring further attention and enlightenment to honor the peace efforts in the Middle East and help people come together, it would be an honor for me. It is my way of thanking those who are making so much effort toward bringing peace to the Middle East," commented Madonna.
Earlier this year following Madonna's performance of "Like A Prayer" during the Bridgestone Superbowl Halftime, she concluded with a giant projection on the field proclaiming "World Peace".
Madonna is currently rehearsing for her world tour. Her new MDNA album is scheduled to be released globally March 26th. She is scheduled to be interviewed by Jimmy Fallon on her Facebook page this Saturday at 6:30 EDT.
Tickets for Madonna's second Israeli performance Thursday, May 31st at Ramat Gan Stadium will go on sale Friday, March 23rd at 10:00 am. Tickets starting at 240 ISD will be available at www.TKTS.co.il; www.eventim.co.il .
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