View Online: Moving Stars and Earth for Water

by OldSailor on October 9, 2009


poetic_social_mission_in_spaceHere is a global event to watch on October 09: Moving Stars and Earth for Water on the occasion of Poetic Social Mission to raise awareness  of water related issues. The Mission is carried out from the International Space Station by Guy Laliberté, Founder of Cirque du Soleil and President of the One Drop Foundation.

Some interesting features of this event are:

  • A 2 hour online program.
  • In 14 cities around the world.
  • Uniting various personalities like: Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, Dr. David Suzuki, Peter Gabriel, Salma Hayek, Shakira, U2 and many others who will join voices with Guy Laliberté to celebrate water.
  • The artistic core of the special program is a poetic tale written especially for the occasion by renowned novelist and Man Booker Prize-winner Yann Martel.
  • Broadcast timings at your time zone:

    • Africa – Johannesburg: October 10; 2:00 AMpoetic_social_mission
    • Australia – Sydney: October 10; 11:00 AM
    • Brazil – Rio de Janeiro: October 9; 9:00 PM
    • Canada – Montréal: October 9; 8:00 PM
    • France – Paris: October 10; 2:00 AM
    • India – Mumbai: October 10; 5:30 AM
    • Japan – Osaka: October 10; 10:00 AM
    • Mexico – Mexico: October 9; 7:00 PM
    • Morocco – Marrakech: October 10; 00:00 AM
    • United Kingdom – London: October 10; 1:00 AM
    • United States – New York: October 9; 8:00 PM
    • United States – Santa Monica: October 9; 5:00 PM
    • United States – Tampa: October 9; 8:00 PM
    • Russia – Moscow: October 10; 4:00 AM

For more details, log on to Moving Stars and Earth for Water.

NASA Television will rebroadcast the entire program from Saturday, October 10, at 1 p.m. with encore broadcasts October 11 and 12.

View Drop machine experience from One Drop Foundation.

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