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1966 – Performing for World Leaders

Sing Out casts meet President Dwight Eisenhower in Gettysburg, PA and President Harry S. Truman in Independence, MO in May, 1966.

Up with People has had a long history of performing for world leaders, bring people of all political parties together. Starting with a performance in 1965 at the Washington Hilton, arranged by a 95 person congressional committee from both political parties, to a performance for Chancellor Konrad Adenauer in West Germany in 1966. In 1986, Up with People performed at the 20th Annual United Nations Ambassadors’ Dinner.

Casts have also performed for:

  • President Bill Clinton (1993)
  • President George H.W. Bush (1993)
  • Vice President Hubert Humphrey
  • Margaret Thatcher (1993)
  • 55th President of Mexico, Vincente Fox in Denver (2017)
  • and may others!

Throughout the years Up with People has performed for many royalty including:

  • King Baudouin and Queen Fabiola of Belgium (1969)
  • H.R.H. Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom and Lord Snowden (1973)
  • King Juan Carlos of Spain (1979)
  • King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan (1984)
  • Prince Henri and Princess Marie-Thérèse of Luxembourg (1984)
  • Queen Silvia of Sweden (2010)
  • H.R.H. Princess Margriet and her husband, Pieter van Vollenhoven of the Netherlands at Wassenaar (2011)
  • Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco (January 1968)
  • and many others!