Earth day 2008

Earth flag

On April 22 the Earth Day is celebrated with an estimated billion people participating in the activities in thousands of places around the globe. It is a day of awareness and appreciation of our beautiful Spaceship Earth. Earth Day is the only event celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities.

In Bulgaria the Earth Day is officialy recognized as of April 22 1992 when president Zhelyu Zhelev affirmed the Earth oath.

This year the Earth Day agenda here in Sofia includes:

  • 17:30 people gather at the Sofia University for a photography to be taken from the university’s roof
  • 18:30 cycling procession starts from the university along Vasil Levski Blvd, Vitosha Blvd and Graf Ignatiev St, joins the walking procession at the National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” and together they continue towards Borisova garden where there is a concert at the summer stage
  • 20:30 bikers rally at the Ariana pond for a night bike ride (bring head-lights etc.)

And while we are talking about awareness watch this video:

Did you manage to count how many passes does the team in white make?

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