Photographer: | Earth Day celebration
21 Apr / 2008Program by:
Language: English

Earth Day

In this English news there’s an interview with Jo who speaks about SaraCon as well as her own projects. And Earth Day is celebrated in Auroville tomorrow at Visitors’ Centre with an inauguration of its environmental exhibit, programs throughout the day culminating with an evening concert.The weather in Auroville today is hot, humid, with scattered clouds. Temperatures range between 27 and 33 degrees, winds are South-Westerly 14 kph. read more

‘Ø””’ Inauguration of the open air environmental exhibition – starting at 10am. Conducted tour of the exhibition between 10am to noon and 2:30pm to 4pm.Ø””’ Sales and Demos – starting at 10amStalls for exhibition/information cum sale area highlighting eco friendly options: Earth-Day T-shirts, Organic Cotton T-shirts and cotton bags, Chandra’s soap – an eco-friendly alternative, C-neutral initiative through tree planting, Small-Steps bags – to help eliminate dependency on plastic bags anywhere anytime, Colours of Nature – natural dyed goods, Manfred’s soap, and may be more.Ø””’ Children’s Activities – starting at 10amIndigo dying (by Colors of Nature) around 10am, making goods with waste news papers (by WELL Paper) – 3-5pm Ø””’ Eco-friendly Vehicles – demo/sales starting at 10am””” Honesty Cycles, QT Bikes, EV Future vehicles and may be more…Ø””’ Foodies:” Tea/Coffee, Juices,Kambucha, organic’ cookies and healthy snacks’ Lunch: Vegetarian/Vegan Lunch at the cafeteria starting at 12.30pmØ””’ Launching Earth-Friendly Initiatives – 2:30-5pmProducts/Services/Concept launch by various Auroville Units and groups: Short environment articles fortnightly at N&N,Organic indigo jeans, Dream Catchers organic town planning, Shared Taxi to reduce C-foot prints, and organic cotton T-shirtsØ””’ Evening Movie – starting at 5pm at the Video RoomThe 11th Hour: USA, 2007, Dir. Nadia Conners and Leila Conners Peterson w/ Leonardo DiCaprio and others, Documentary, 95mins., English w/ English subtitles, Rated: PG.Ø””’ AV Earth-day film from the past – by Balu projection at the amphitheatreØ””’ Organic Vegan Buffet Dinner at Cafeteria starting at 7pmØ””’ Live Music Concert – 8pm to midnight Featuring Children from Thamari cultural centre, Jeremy, Jivan, and Mohanam’