Art’s Birthday 2007 satellite concert


Jan. 17. 2007 at Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, broadcasted to EBU satellite network and YLE1 radio.

le placard” festival 10th anniversary kick off in Helsinki on Art’s Birthday 2007 over EBU (European Broadcasting Union) satellites and the Internet! Produced by Shinji Kanki and his class “Experimental Music & Sound Art Composition and Performance” of Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in collaboration with CM&T, The Centre for Music & Technology of Sibelius Academy, and le placard.

le placard“, the headphone concerts for headphone people – international headphone music festival, together with the ImproMasters, a group of free improvisors equipped with performance technology, for the occasion of Art’s Birthday 2007 celebration! Online, on-site and this time ON AIR via EBU satellites! – All the musicians, solo or group, participating (free entry by signing online) & all the audience around the globe connected via the Internet use HEADPHONE to listen and share the music being produced live. – Le placard is celebrating the 10th anniversary this year 2007 and its kick off starts early this year in Helsinki by joining the Art’s Birthday 2007 celebration organized by the EBU’s Ars Acustica group. The part of le placard festival is sent via 2 satellites, Ravel & Verdi to all the member countries of EBU for each local radio broadcasting, besides streaming its entire festival to the Internet. – “The ImproMasters”, a group of free improvisers equipped with performance technology, founded 2005 at Centre for Music & Technology, Sibelius Academy and the students of the Experimental Music & Sound Art class led by the teacher, Shinji Kanki will appear and perform at le placard during the satellite transmission time, 22:30 – the midnight.

Date and Time: 17/1 starting at 18:00 and ends around 7:00 the next day, 18/1. The satellite transmission to all the EBU member countries during 22:45 – 23:15 YLE 1 live broadcasting during 22:05 – 24:00 Place: The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki. Kasarmikatu 36, 3rd floor.

Here is the recording of the ImproMasters part of the program. mp3 format.

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