The Central American nation of Guatemala, which is known as the heart of the Mayan world, has extended formal invitations to some of the most prominent music acts globally to unite for one day, Dec. 21, while celebrating the end of the Mayan calendar. The Irish band U2, British singer Elton John and Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, among other musicians, were invited to Guatemala, according to the Culture Ministry. The list of invitees also includes Canadian singer Neil Young, English singer Sting, Armenian metal group System of a Down and U.S. superstars Bruce Springsteen and Janet Jackson. As of now, it is unknown if Guatemala's own singing stars Ricardo Arjona and Gaby Moreno have been invited or will be invited to the event. Furthermore, to this date, it is unknown if other major Latin music singers will be a part of this historic show.

For more information on this story, click here.