"Agita New Airão" is released to integrate sustainability and fun in the state

16 June 2018 - The action is organized by the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation and takes place this weekend in the city and New Airão, located 180km from Manaus

Young graffiti workshop during which revitalized walls of city schools (Photo: Cleber Santos / FAS)

One year after the "Shake Novo Aripuana", the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), through Agenda Sustainable Cities, will promote Saturday (23) the first edition of "Agita New Airão". The event has the support of new municipal authorities Airão (180km of Manaus) and promises to mobilize all the urban complexity of the municipality with activities, courses and workshops aimed at learning, environmental awareness and sustainability.

On Friday night (22), in Dinosaur Square, It takes place the opening of Agita New Airão with musical attractions, theater, dance and graffiti, But the event of the bid mobilization program will take place all day Saturday (23). Other activities will take place the next day with the support of partners like Pedal Manaus, Victoria Foundation Amazon (FVA), Almirinda Malachi Foundation, and others.

According to the coordinator of Agenda FAS Sustainable Cities, Paula Gabriel Carramaschi, the idea of ​​this first edition is to bring a bit of urban awareness work done by FAS in Manaus for the state. "Agita New Airão want to make the inhabitants of the city to discover the potential for culture, environment and citizenship for children, youth and adults with free activities planned for everyone to rediscover New Airão ", said.

Among the attractions, are screenings of children's films for children, meditation activities and Acroyoga, offices bike, interactive graffiti and art and painting; there will be parallel competitions of knowledge and, also, a small fair of urban mobilization with recreational activities, and handicrafts, the "Fair Shake". According to the coordinator, the proposed agenda goes far beyond just being an end interactive week:

"Agita New Airão comes to do that everyone can be aware that a square, a river edge, an urban space where the population did not understand, It can be used in ways that are education, knowledge and fun in a light manner, and to make the population repeat these mobilizations regardless. What we want most is to get everyone to have the desire to turn the city positively ", said.

Agenda Sustainable Cities

FAS believes that the joint mobilization of people can transform the urban space, improving the quality of life and promoting sustainable development to its citizens. Therefore it develops from 2015, an urban agenda engagement, performing actions such as Sustainable Turnaround, Fair FAS, dialogues at headquarters and other catalytic action ideas for transformation.