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Poetic Social Mission - Moving Stars and Earth for Water - Global Artistic Event Program Details - Event Broadcast Live on October 9 at 8:00 p.m. EDT on

    Montreal, Canada (ots/PRNewswire) - Cirque du Soleil, the artistic producer of the Moving Stars and Earth  for Water event, today revealed the program details for the global artistic  event as part of Guy Laliberté's Poetic Social Mission. For information on the specific involvement of each of the personalities, download the full  program at :

    Under the theme Moving Stars and Earth for Water, the Poetic Social  Mission will take place on October 9, 2009 (GMT-4) in 14 cities around the  world. For 120 minutes, the earth will gaze up at the stars and resonate to  the rhythms of artists and world-renowned figures who will demonstrate  their commitment to water and pay tribute to this vitally important natural  resource.

    14 cities on five continents... and space

    The event will take place in Montreal, Moscow, Santa Monica, New York  City, Johannesburg/Durban, Mumbai, Marrakesh, Sydney, Osaka, Tampa, Mexico  City, Rio de Janeiro, Paris, London and the International Space Station.

    A global webcast and broadcast

    RDI, Le Réseau de l'information of Société Radio-Canada will act as  exclusive host broadcaster in Canada and DIRECTV, the world's leading  provider of satellite television, will broadcast the global artistic event  in standard and high definition on The 101 Network in the United States,  and via DIRECTV Latin America on channels 999 and 1004. Other international  broadcasters may join in to present part or all of the event.

    More personalities joined the list of confirmed participants: conservasionist Bindi Irwin, musical group Empolga às 9, singer Lila Downs  and Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai.

    The Moving Stars and Earth for Water artistic event will also be webcast


    live on


    This first social artistic mission in space is made possible by Space  Adventures, the company that has arranged all the previous private  spaceflights.

    For further information: Tania Orméjuste, Cirque du Soleil, +1-(514)-723-7646, ext. 8335, tania.ormé

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For further information: Tania Orméjuste, Cirque du Soleil,
+1-(514)-723-7646, ext. 8335, tania.ormé

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