Cirque Du Soleil owes a lot to water: one of their sexiest and most successful shows is the Las Vegas extravaganza O which makes excellent use of H20. Now they're going to return the favor by sharing water with the world. The troupe's founder Guy Laliberté founded One Drop, an organization dedicated to bringing access to safe water to everyone in the world, along with raising awareness for the dramatic difference water can make in people's lives.
One Night For One Drop is the latest event to raise funds for One Drop. This one night only extravaganza is a unique show featuring artists from across Cirque Du Soleil's many shows. It's filmed and broadcast to cinemas around the world on June 10. Here's an exclusive look at some of the acts being created and performed for this special event.
Think about how easy it is for you to go online, read about this show, buy a ticket with your credit card and then go see it in a modern, air-conditioned movie theater on June 10. Every step of the way, you're literally surrounded by faucets and taps and fountains and bottles of water, water everywhere and you never give it a thought.
Forget movies and special events like One Night For One Drop. Some 750 million people in the world -- one out of every nine people on the planet -- can't even imagine having safe water on tap at their beck and call. Some 2.5 billion people lack improved sanitation that's linked to safe water. So enjoy this sneak peek at Cirque Du Soleil's spectacle and think about helping people who would be just as amazed to see the running water in your home.
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