Registration for Sustainable Turning Manaus are open

10 of May of 2018 - The goal is to select various initiatives to integrate the festival program, considered the main event of sustainability in Brazil.

 
Sustainable turn brought together public of different ages (Photo: John Paul Machado)

The Manaus Sustainable Turning opens bid for membership of artistic projects, cultural, social and environmental at this year, which will be held on 28 until 29 July, in several areas of the capital of Amazonas. Registration is free and will be available on the site: www.viradasustentavel.org.br/manaus.

The goal is to select various initiatives to integrate the festival program, considered the main event of sustainability in Brazil. On 2017, They were held over 250 activities open to the public, with the collaboration of 300 volunteers and participation of thousands of people.

Can sign up artists, oficineiros, speakers, organizations, foundations, movements, collective, schools, colleges and cultural facilities, with projects that have linked content to at least one of 17 issues pointed out in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDSN) of the United Nations (UN), such as quality education, gender equality, eradication of poverty, good health and well-being, responsible consumption and production, water and sanitation.

"It's the opportunity to be part of an inspiring event, It is offering the population a wide program with activities that address sustainability differently ", said the coordinator of the event, Paula Gabriel.

The shares will be made at strategic points of the city, as public parks, cultural centers, museums, squares and headquarters of partner institutions. "A novelty this year is that we plan to extend the activities to other areas of high concentration of public, such as fairs and bus terminals. People of all ages can have fun, learn and help build a better and more sustainable city ", anticipates Paula.

For the selection of initiatives, the organizers will take into account three main questions: relevance and attractiveness of content to the public, adherence to the proposal of Sustainable Turnaround and organization service capacity, referring to the technical needs of projects.

There is no limit number of project applications by the bidders. At the end of the selection, all will receive via e-mail, indicated in the registration act, notification of the result in the announcement.

Volunteering

Registrations will also be open for those who want to work as a volunteer helping to organize the event. You must fill out the form available on the site informing preferred locations and time of day available to work during activities. Those selected will be informed via email and will undergo training.

"Volunteers play a key role in Virada. Hundreds of people who dedicate time and effort helping to put into practice the event schedule and inspiring the public in this great atmosphere of collaboration towards a more sustainable world. Certainly, It is an unforgettable experience for all who participate ", emphasizes the coordinator.

Sobre o evento

The Sustainable Virada had its first edition held in 2011, in Sao Paulo and, from então, It has been expanding its work space, covering cities like Salvador, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Campinas, Valinhos, among others. Manaus is promoted in partnership with the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) and a creative council made up of more than 50 organizations, They are working with educational and socio-cultural activities related to healthy and sustainable practices.

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