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ANOUSHKA TO PERFORM AT LIVE EARTH INDIA (AS Winter Event 2008)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on November 25, 2008

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liveearth-india-logo-112008-1Roger Waters, WILL.I.AM, Anoushka Shankar,
Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,
Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu, Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Dia Mirza, Shiamak Davar & others
join:
BON JOVI AND AMITABH BACHCHAN
to perform at LIVE EARTH INDIA

Millions Worldwide Expected To Experience Live Earth India On STAR PLUS, CHANNEL [V] India, STAR WORLD

Online Audiences Will View Live Earth India Via MSN Broadcast msnindia.com/liveearth
Live Earth India Tickets on Sale Now Via Online, Telephone, In-Store
Los Angeles / Mumbai / Hong Kong

STAR and Live Earth announced an extensive list of legendary musicians who will be performing at the upcoming Live Earth India concert on December 7. Joining Grammy-winners Bon Jovi and Live Earth India spokesperson and actor, Amitabh Bachchan is a list of global superstars including Roger Waters, Will.I.Am, Anoushka Shankar, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu, Shiamak Davar, Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Hard Kaur, Jalebee Cartel, Vishal & Shekhar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Nigam and Shaan.

The concert will feature never-before-seen collaborations of western and Indian artists, in a variety of musical genres. Appearances and messages from former U.S Vice President Al Gore, IPCC Chairman and Director General TERI India, Dr. Rajendra K Pachauri, environmental advocates and celebrities are expected as well. Live Earth India will highlight personal and policy solutions to the climate crisis, offer support for India’s important environmental issues and causes, and provide a platform for India to solidify its leadership role on climate issues.

Live Earth India will reach millions of viewers worldwide on three of STAR’s highly popular channels across Asia and beyond: STAR PLUS in India; STAR WORLD in South East Asia, Hong Kong and India; and CHANNEL [V] in India.

Online
music fans will be able to experience Live Earth India on MSN at msnindia.com/liveearth.

BIG 92.7 FM, the No.1 FM radio station in India, has committed to promote and broadcast the concert across the country, reaching 200 million people nationwide.

Live Earth India Public Ticket Sales Music fans across India can purchase tickets for this once-in-a-lifetime concert today online at bookmyshow.com/liveearthindia via phone on 39895050 and in-store at Rhythm House (South Mumbai), Hiro Music (Bandra) & Music World (Malad). Concert tickets are priced at Rs. 625, Rs. 1250 and Rs. 2500.

Live Earth India Beneficiaries
TERI’s Light a Billion Lives campaign and Climate Project India are Live Earth India’s primary beneficiaries and will receive net proceeds from the concerts. Light a Billion Lives (LaBL) campaign is aimed at brightening lives across the world by providing 200 million solar lanterns to rural households currently without electricity. Live Earth India also will support Climate Project India’s educational programs and advocacy for renewable energy solutions in India.

Live Earth India Commitment to Green The Live Earth production team will implement the Live Earth Green Event Guidelines developed for the first Live Earth Concerts for a Climate in Crisis which took place on 07.07.07. The Guidelines address the major areas of impact of live events, including recycling, food and beverages, packaging, transportation, energy, water usage, and the event site itself. From power generation at the concert to garbage generated by concert goers, Live Earth will seek to design out waste and continue to be the model for future live entertainment, while bringing new sustainable event production techniques to India.

About Live Earth
On July 7, 2007, Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis became the largest global entertainment event in history, with simultaneous concerts in New York, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, Johannesburg and Hamburg, and reaching an estimated audience of 2 billion people worldwide. As with the 07.07.07 first Live Earth event, with the Global Climate Crisis, Live Earth partners with former Vice President and recent Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore and his organization, The Alliance for Climate Protection, whenever dealing with the Global Client Crisis. Live Earth’s overall mission centers on leveraging the power of entertainment through integrated events, media, and experiences to ignite global movements aimed at solving the most critical environmental issues. In partnership with corporations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and entertainment and political influencers, Live Earth creates innovative, engaging events and media that challenge global leaders, local communities and every individual to actively participate in solving our planet’s urgent environmental crises. The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook, the Live Earth Film Series, and ongoing online, print, email and mobile campaigns continue to engage and grow our worldwide community as we prepare for new initiatives for 2008, 2009, and beyond. To learn more about Live Earth and how to actively participate in solutions, visit liveearth.org.

(Source: 11/25/2008 (08:20 pm) – AS NewsletterAnoushkaShankar.com (Official Website))
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