Mr. Jean-Michel Jarre, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Artistic Director of World Sky Race
PARIS, FRANCE - Mr. Jean-Michel Jarre agreed to join the World Air League Honorary Board
of Directors and will serve as Artistic Director for the Inaugural World
Sky Race. Jean-Michel Jarre is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO. As a
performance artist, Mr. Jarre is a pioneer and a revolutionary
superstar of electro-acoustic music. His unique signature concerts are a
high performance analogue synthesizers choreographed with extravagant
and cutting edge lasers and bold pyrotechnics. His mega-event concerts
have attracted world recording setting audiences. Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records, Mr. Jarre's Oxygene concert was performed in Moscow before a live audience of 3.5 Million. The stages for his adrenalin inspired
performances are timeless, epic and legendary.
In the role of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Mr. Jarre uses his
international events as a platform to raise public awareness of UNESCO's
mission. He regularly performs at UNESCO World Heritage sites, helping
to promote the importance of heritage preservation to millions of people
around the globe. A tireless campaigner for the rights and education of
youth, he sends a powerful and positive message of tolerance,
multiculturalism and respect for all to young people everywhere.
In accepting his new role, "The World Sky Race is an inspiring and
audacious challenge, that the world needs today more than ever. I am
greatly honored to be a part of creating this spectacular and inspiring
event." - Jean-Michel Jarre.
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