Saturday, June 16, 2007

"Channel 5 to broadcast Live Earth in July!"

As mentioned in the earlier post, Live Earth on 07.07.07 will be broadcast live in the event Earth fest, held in conjunction with Earth Fest.

At the same time, you can also catch the FULL 24 hours of concert on Channel 5. This is rather amazing because on that Saturday, any time you tune in on Channel 5 after 7pm till the next day, you will see the big stars featured on Live Earth!

Channel 5 to broadcast Live Earth in July!
May 18, 2007
Channel 5 Press Release

It's been billed as "concerts for a climate in crisis". Featuring the likes of Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Madonna, Kayne West, Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi and the reunited Smashing Pumpkins, don't miss this unprecedented 24-hour mega-event which will take place on all 7 continents. Sweet.

MediaCorp TV Channel 5 will be broadcasting Live Earth on Saturday, 7th July 2007 starting at 7pm!

Billed as "concerts for a climate in crisis", this groundbreaking event will be staged across seven countries worldwide. To date, MediaCorp TV Channel 5 is the only free-to-air broadcaster in the world who will be airing the full 24-hr event.

With concerts on all 7 continents (Shanghai, Sydney, Johannesburg, London, Brazil, Japan and the United States), the mega-event promises a rollicking show with worldwide-renowned entertainers, athletes, scientists, government leaders and CEOs helping to engage their constituencies with SOS.

Channel 5 also plans to air environmental awareness messages and programmes in the week surrounding the Live Earth telecast. Watch out for more updates in the months to come!

What is Live Earth?
A monumental music event that aims to bring together more than 2 billion people on 7/7/07 to raise awareness about global warming. With 24 hours of music across 7 continents and performances by more than 150 of the world's top musicians, Live Earth will engage, connect, and inspire individuals, corporations and governments to take action to solve the climate crisis.

International artistes who have confirmed their performances include:
Sheryl Crow
Alicia Keys
Kayne West
Faith Hill
The Smashing Pumpkins
Kelly Clarkson
Black Eyed Peas
Bon Jovi
Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Beastie Boys
Jack Johnson
John Mayer
Foo Fighters
Damien Rice
Roger Waters
Kylie Minogue
James Blunt
Snow Patrol
Lenny Kravitz
Jennifer Lopez
Snoop Dogg
The Police
Duran Duran
Eskimo Joe... & a whole lot more!

Live Earth happens on 07-07-07 at 7pm on Channel 5!

However, it does make me wonder if Earthfest is on anymore. This monkey will update everybody as soon as I can find out more.

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