“Earth hour 2019 save energy – save earth”

Tuesday - 26/03/2019 08:31

Earth Hour is an annual environmental campaign organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held annually encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights.
In 2019, with the theme of "Save energy, save earth", the event aims to deliver a message that energy use in manufacturing and living is one of the factor that causes climate change, affecting to natural environment and species’ life on Earth.

With an orientation of building Hoi An as an ecological, cultural and tourist city as well as a peaceful and eco-friendly destination; Hoi An is one of the localities participating in the Earth Hour campaign from the first year in Vietnam (2009). The success achieved in recent years from responding to Earth Hour is gaining people’s awareness on the importance of natural environmental protection. Environmental protection activities in Hoi An have been become regular and more effective by the collaboration between local community and tourists: One hour for a cleaner Hoi An, green business, replacing plastic products with friendly-to-environment materials, cleaning and recycling campains, etc.
In response to Earth Hour 2019, Hội An city will hold many practical activities including switching off non-essential lights throughout the city from 20:30 to 21:30 on March 30th 2019, art performances, music exchange for the 18th death anniversary of Trinh Cong Son, especially for those visting Hoi An on this day will have a chance to get special offers from eco-stores here.
March 30th 2019
7:30 – 10:30 Cleaning An Bang Beach, Cam Thanh
16:00 – 21:30 Eco Fair An Hoi Sculpture Garden
20:00 – 20:30 Launching ceremony: Earth Hour 2019 An Hoi Sculpture Garden
20:00 – 21:30 “Earth Hour 2019” The whole city of Hoi An
March 28 to 30 Photography exhibition by UNEP: Worldwide environment An Hoi Sculpture Garden
March 23 to 30 Eco-stores promotion week Hoi An Ancient Town
For further information, please contact:
The Center for Culture, Sports, Radio and Television of Hoi An city
Address: 1 Cao Hong Lanh street
Tel: 0235 3861327
Email: ttvhtt@dng.vnn.vn 
Website: www.hoianworldheritage.org.vn


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