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Thank you for watching. We hope you had a most excellent 2016 Summer Solstice.

Please enjoy our selection of global music from Mister Bowler Radio, streamed to you from the heart of Denmark.

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Solstice 2016 Credits

Produced by Other Media with Friends around the Globe.

Major contributors and curators:

William Fitzhugh
Smithsonian Institution Arctic Studies Center

Henry "Trae" Winter
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

International Planetarium Society

Bob Holman
Poet and the star of Language Matters television show

Jerome Rothenberg
Poet and anthologist

Martyn Ware
Rock star, 3D sound artist, environmentalist, founder of Illustrious

Asa Simma
Director of The Sami Theatre, Sami Sweden

Captain Rip Hayman (Ear Inn)
Music curator

Marc Nasdor
Website design/programming, music curator

Peter Kirby
Video artist, curator

Bent-Erik Rasmussen
Broadcast consultant, radio producer

Vesa Vierikko
Time zone announcer

Anne Lawrence
Art director

Maija-Leena Remes
Otto Romanowski


Michele Hubert
Ed Herrmann
Nancy Shorey

Associate producers

John Balnaves
PHP scripts

Audio content

Société des Arts Technologies, Montreal
Leader in immersive and augmented experiences

Greg Furman
Founder, The Luxury Marketing Council (since 1994)

Helsinki Design Week

Heureka Science Center

... and many more

Solstice 2016 Archive

Enjoy a recap of our Solstice 2016 Celebration. Twenty-four one-hour video segments, by timezone (same order as the live broadcast).

CLICK HERE to view our Solstice 2016 Celebration -

Enjoy Rare 70s Audiographics on Bandcamp at

Read Bandcamp's interview with Charlie Morrow at

To participate as a sponsor or artist in Solstice Celebration 2017 contact

Global Audio @ MisterBowlerRadio - Copenhagen, DK

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Solstice 2016 will be a multi-stream, twenty-four-hour event, covering all of Earth’s time zones. Participants perform their Solstice art in whatever medium they choose, between the hours of 17:00 and 18:00 in their time zone or create the performance in advance. Viewers around the world can catch individual or simultaneous feeds of the various performances throughout the Solstice period.

A time zone is a region that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes. Time zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time.

Solstice is science, astronomy, mythology and a platform for creative and artistic ideas. Solstice 2016 includes one more aspect: global communication. Solstices has existed from the beginning of time and from the beginning of life on earth. Communication has existed as long as human beings have inhabited the Earth—but global communication is a very young phenomenon.

The idea of following the solstice ‘moment’ around the globe including all kinds of peoples experiences, what they see and what they hear and how they celebrate the solstice—is quite new simply because it has not been possible before. Radio Waves can actually reach around the globe but now in the internet era we do it without hesitating all the time—it is just a matter of fragments of a second.

Every time you think about it seems so amazing – but at the same time, it is an everyday experience. It is just there.

With solstice 2016, we bring this every day resource to a new level using all the amazing technologies we have at our fingertips