Sustainable turn mobilizes over 15 thousand people in Manaus

30 of July of 2018 - When all, 26 parts of the city were occupied by activities such as concerts, rodas de conversa, workshops for adults and children, theater and dance performances, yoga classes, exhibitions, Trade books, jokes, educational games, among others

 

Manaus received this weekend the fourth edition of the Sustainable Turning Manaus. The festival involved the population around proposals to ensure a better city, sustainable and committed to the well-being of all. According to the coordination upset, more than 15 thousand people participated in the actions carried out in all areas of the capital.

The mobilization was coordinated by the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), with support 40 civil society organizations and 350 voluntários. When all, 26 parts of the city were occupied by activities such as concerts, rodas de conversa, workshops for adults and children, theater and dance performances, yoga classes, exhibitions, Trade books, jokes, educational games, among others.

In Fair Banana, located in the center, Well the bath initiative promoted access to shower for 200 people on the street. The action also held haircuts, consultations with nurses, snack and donation of hygiene kits and clothing.

“The Sustainable Turning Manaus marked the first edition of the project. We rely on the help of many volunteers, who helped us to bring dignity, self-esteem and quality of life for these people”, He highlighted one of the initiative organizers, Marcus Bessa.

Still in Fair Banana, the organization "See Well Amazonas" conducted free eye exams and donating glasses to the population.

As part of the environment-related actions, projects Cry D'Water and Environmental Remada promoted the collection of more than half a ton of solid waste disposed of improperly in the waters of the Tarumã and Giant Igarapé. The action was supported by volunteers, who visited the area in stand up paddle boards, kayaks and canoes. After gathering, of the material was conducted by the Municipal Urban Cleaning (Semulsp) to the Mindu Park and placed in a network of nine meters held by a structure called the “Fisherman Waste”.

The Ponta Negra Beach also received an action coordinated cleaning by Honda, that mobilized 50 employee volunteers in the collection of solid waste. nonlocal, the public also participated in activities on conscious tourism promoted by the World Animal Protection (World Animal Protection). The organization exposed a giant inflatable dolphin and delivered messages to warn of the direct contact of tourism losses with animals in nature, how to swim with dolphins and take selfies.

The World Animal Protection exposed a giant inflatable dolphin and delivered messages to warn of the direct contact of tourism losses with animals in nature, how to swim with dolphins and take selfies.

To promote forest preservation, the festival has distributed seedlings for the population at bus terminals 5 until 3, fairs Banana and San Jose 2, Pupils in neighborhood, in Largo San Sebastian, among other places. Furthermore, It was carried out by planting seedlings of native species of the Amazon biome in clearings Science Grove.

The democratization of access to art and culture also had booked space on Sustainable Turning Manaus. More than 30 musical acts performed free concerts on stage installed in Largo San Sebastian, Mount of Olives, Students and Manaus Shopping Via Norte. Other parts of the city received paint shops, photo exhibitions, puppetry, dance performances, entre outras ações. Furthermore, who passed the Road Complex Gilberto Mestrinho, better known as Crowned Ball, given the realization of a theme graffiti on Environmental Manaus station.

“The Sustainable Turning Manaus again makes a mark on the city much engagement, solidarity and social participation. We are sure that the people reached by the festival came out of the activities feeling even more motivated to contribute to the construction of Manaus dream”, said the coordinator of mobilization, Paula Gabriel.

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About Turn

The fourth edition of the festival is organized by Sustainable Turnaround of São Paulo with correalização the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS). Has sponsored the Alair Martins Institute (IAMAR) and Whirlpool companies, Honda and Assam / GPA Institute. It has co-sponsorship of the company Liberty Seguros and support of the Institute Sabin, World Animal Protection (World Animal Protection), Shopping Manaus Via Norte, Manaus Ambiental, Local Hostel Manaus, Booking.com, Municipal Environment and Sustainability (SEMMAS) and Manaus Prefecture. Furthermore, It has partnered with companies Oazzi, Up Intelligent Communications and HR Chromia Hosiery & Stamping.

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