Supports: The Prince's Trust
Estelle will be making her first appearance as a Prince's Trust ambassador at the Nokia Urban Music Festival on 16 and 17 April at Earl's Court, London. Craig David, Jay Sean and Jamie Scott will also be performing at the event. In the run-up to the festival, Estelle has been encouraging aspiring musicians, singers and MCs to take part in regional Nokia Raw talent nights in Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Glasgow, London and Manchester, all organised by the charity. The winners will receive a prize from Nokia and the chance to perform live on stage at the Earl's Court festival.
Estelle said: "I am really happy to be an ambassador for The Prince's Trust and help a charity that is making a conscious effort to use the power of urban music to inspire and motivate more young people." For further information, visit www.
Jackie Chan is supporting Action In Mental Health's Stop the Stigma campaign. The martial arts expert and actor, who became the charity's ambassador at the end of last year, is helping to raise awareness of mental health issues and promote understanding and tolerance. Recent research by the charity has found that one in four people will experience a mental health problem at some point in their lives.
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Tracey Emin will be one of the judges at a special event to raise money for homeless charity Centrepoint on 5 April. Along with Radio 1 presenter Sara Cox, the artist will be judging works of art created by up-and-coming young artists using cans of Red Bull. There will also be creations by celebrities such as Formula 1 star David Coulthard on display at a free exhibition to be held at the Old Truman Brewery in east London until 10 April.
Raj and Pablo have become ambassadors for Elephant Family, the UK's only charity dedicated to saving the endangered Asian elephant. The BBC Asian Network presenters have joined a list of celebrity supporters that includes Goldie Hawn and Sir George Martin. The pair were invited to become ambassadors by another famous supporter, travel writer Mark Shand. Raj and Pablo said: "We are delighted to be ambassadors for Elephant Family. Both of us are of Indian origin and were shocked at the plight of the Indian elephant."