Sunday, May 20, 2012 2:10 PM
"Join the Beat" for World Environment Day in Playa del Carmen!
Playa del Carmen's 1st Environmental
Festival invites you to "Join the
In celebration of World Environment Day
2012, Parque la Ceiba, Flora, Fauna y Cultura de Mexico A.C. and Ak Lu'um
International School have prepared a program of fun activities with
environmental topics for all age groups and you are invited! All residents of Playa del Carmen and
the Riviera Maya are urged to take part in this festival and participate in a
variety of activities.
This exciting new festival, Join the Beat, will kick off June 5th at 4:00 pm at Ak Lu'um International School with a conference
detailing success stories within the theme "Creating a Sustainable Life"
Siobhan Bowers - Co-founder of Ak Lu 'um International School.
Lei de Landero - General Coordinator of Parque La Ceiba
Rodrigo Larios - Environmental Architect
The 1st Environmental
Festival - Join the Beat will
continue from June 6th - 9th with environmental film screenings and lectures on
the subjects contained in the films. These showings will take place at Parque
la Ceiba, starting at 7:00 pm.
To finalize the First Environmental Festival 2012, Join the Beat on Sunday June 10, 2012 at Parque La Ceiba for a full day of
events and workshops, beginning at 10:00 am. This day will be dedicated to educational
workshops, recreational activities, exhibitions, lectures, performances,
screenings and more, presented to make connections between the different groups
and individuals promoting environmental activities and disseminate information
about their work and join forces.
The goal of this festival is to generate active participation of the attendees,
inviting them to reflect on current worldwide environmental issues. These
events are designed to show participants how they can make a difference locally
and within their sphere of influence simply by changing their attitude and actions
in their day to day life. We look forward to the participation of children,
teens and families who wish to be part of the change.
Workshops: If you would like to host a workshop, please sign up! This invitation is extended to NGOs, environmental associations, governmental representatives,
green schools and other interested parties. The space is free. Workshop leaders
are responsible for their own material.
Green Tianguis (market): If you
would like to be an exhibitor, there is time to reserve your space. The workshop and exhibitors registration
closes on May 20, 2012. For the organic markets, the artwork, crafts and related products or services must
be in harmony with a green economy.
This will be an event to unite efforts and activities. If we all work together
it will be easier to achieve our objectives. Join the beat!
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