News of: Tuesday, May 09 2006,

Amsterdam website gets Webby Award

The Amsterdam music website has received the Webby Award in the category music.

Webby Awards are for websites what Oscars are for movies. Fabchannel broadcasts pop concerts which were given in the Amsterdam theatres Paradiso and the Melkweg on the internet.
According to the manager of Fabchannel, Mr Justin Kniest, it is the biggest concert archive on the internet.

The awards are given for the 10th time this year. The jury is an international team in which i.a. singer David Bowie, Body Shop founder Anita Roddick, Simpsons creater Matt Groening, tv cook Jamie Oliver and millionair Richard Branson take part. The award ceremony is on June 12 in New York.