Live Earth Partners with Twestival for February 12 Global Events
Live Earth is the global broadcast and video partner for Twestival on February 12, 2009. Twestival is organized 100% by volunteers in hundreds of cities around the world and 100% of the money raised from these events will go directly to support charity: water projects. Live Earth will feature video submissions from Twestival volunteers and participants as well as footage from the 140+ events on February 12th at Live Earth Video (http://video.liveearth.org).
Live Earth has a vibrant community of twitter followers, several of whom are planning Twestival events around the world. Live Earth supports innovative uses of technology and community events (especially for global, simultaneous events) that bring people together around key environmental issues.
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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. On January 19, 2009, Live Earth executive produced the 2009 Green Inaugural Ball, chaired by former Vice President Al Gore, celebrating the inauguration of President Barack and America's green economy. Live Earth leverages the power of entertainment through integrated events, media, technology and experiences to ignite global movements aimed at solving the most critical environmental issues of our time. www.liveearth.org. About charity: water charity: water is a non-profit bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. http://www.charitywater.org. About: Twestival On 12 February 2009 100+ cities around the world will be hosting Twestivals which bring together Twitter communities for an evening of fun and to raise money and awareness for charity: water.