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Why is Sound Important?

  National Park Services, 2011 World Listening Day “Some of our most profound experiences in life are not seen; they are heard.” Check out the new National Park Services’ web page for 2011 World Listening Day, from the Night...

2011 World Listening Day, July 18

The World Listening Project (WLP) and Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology (MSAE) invite you to participate in the 2011 World Listening Day on Monday, July 18.

Here are several possible ways to participate:

  • Organize a soundwalk.  What is a soundwalk? Start here
  • Organize a performance event that explores soundscape and how we can listen to our sonic environment.
  • Participate introspectively by simply paying attention to your soundscape.
  • You can facilitate an educational event that relates to acoustic ecology, field recordings, or a similar topic.

The level of participation in 2010 was amazing. We would like to see if we could double or even triple the number of participants worldwide this time. If you would like to participate in the 2011 World Listening Day, please download and fill out the 2011 World Listening Day participation form. Then email it to <worldlistening@gmail.com> with “World Listening Day” in the subject line.

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2010 World Listening Day Participants

Organizations and Projects Aconica (Berlin) I-Hear in the Country (Warborough, Dorchester, Overy, and Shillingford, England) Radio Aporee American Society for Acoustic Ecology Improv with Nature (Sterling Heights, MI) Radio Lab (Brasília, Brazil) Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology Kinokophone Rádio...