Playa del Carmen's 1st Environmental Festival invites you to "Join  the Beat!"

Unete el Latido 2012In 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" .

Presenters will include:

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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