Posted on 26 March 2017
Nepal celebrated Earth Hour 2017 in Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Bhaktapur - On March 25, Nepal celebrated Earth Hour with with a mass convergence of over 2000 youth, musical band, opinion leader’s conservation partners and the locals in one of an ancient medieval city Bhaktapur Durbar Square -one of the UNESCO world heritage sites within Kathmandu Valley.
The event saw, performance of distinct fusion of circus, theatre, dance and cutting edge art forms to create an exciting form of entertainment by Circus Kathmandu, musical performance by Nepal’s first female acoustic band and 60+ installation art created from recycle bottles, illuminated from the power generated by riding stationary bicycles.
Speaking at the program, the Senior Conservation Program Director of WWF Nepal, Dr. Ghana Shyam Gurung, thanked the locals of Bhaktapur for commemorating Earth Hour and asked them to take any action possible at their individual level which can change climate change.