Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Earth Day Activities

Earth Day is being celebrated every 22nd of April. Haribon Foundation, as an environmental organization takes the lead in celebrating it every year with different organizations.

Earth Day's activity for this year is entitled Sibol: Earth Day 2009: Nurturing a Green Generation. This is again a team-up with the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Winner Foundation, GMA 7 and Manila Broadcasting Corporation.

There will be various activities for this celebration:
Juan for Tree - An art installation competition and exhibit
Manila Bay Clean-up - a clean-up drive of the Manila Bay together with
the Philippine Navy, Philippine Coast Guard, DENR, Harbour Square
and the Department of Tourism.
Luntiang Kalikasan - a tree planting and clean-up activity at the Liwasang
Road to 2020: Growing the Trunk - Haribon's exhibit highlighting our ROAD
to 2020 campaign to restore 1 million hectares of rainforests with native
tree species with the support form the European Union. The exhibit will
run until the end of this month.
Likhang Bago - a showcase of recycled products
Earthday 09: Film Showing - a showcase of videos from young filmmakers.
The Green Show - An Interactive Edutainment One Man Show
Green Tube - A multimedia campaign and exhibit - how young generation can
help protect and save the environment.
Green Cycles (bike-a-thon) - marathon promoting health inducing
undertakings and reducing carbon emission.

At the SM Mall of Asia, we will also be having an exhibit and activities for children, registration is free and goodies will be given to early registrants. It will be an educational activity for children as it would be fun-filled. The same exhibit and activities will be transferred to SM Marikina on the next day which will run for one week.

We're inviting everyone to join the activities both at CCP and SM Mall of Asia and SM Marikina. Children are most welcome as they are the future generation who will benefit from the good things we've started for our environment.

For more details please log on to Haribon's website www.haribon.org.ph

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