"> Name: Musician Jean Michel Jarre's censored in concert in Egypt

Date:  1995 - 2005

Location:  Africa



Artist: Jean Michel Jarre

Confronting Bodies: Egyptians authority

Date of Action: 31st December 1999

Specific Location: Cairo - Egypt

Description of Artwork: A music piece called "Revolutions" composed by Jean Michel Jarre in 1988

Description of Incident: The Egyptian authorities forced Jean Michel Jarre to change his track called "Revolutions" because the word revolution is a banned word in egypt. Jean Michel Jarre performed the millenium concert at the great pyramids of Gizah on 31st december 1999.

Results of Incident: Jean michel jarre slightly changed his track to "Evolution" instead of "revolution" during the concert, but probably pronounced "Revolution" once despite of the warning he received.

Source: Jean Michel Jarre crew on location in Egypt during the concert

Submitted By: François Loïc

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