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Project of the Fortnight: FestEco


Help Ambientate make their Christmas wishes come true, supporting them in their aim to host FestEco, Argentina’s first zero carbon festival, in February.

The festival will be funded solely by crowd-funding, via the platform Ideame, and will take place in CheLA, an ex-factory in Parque Patricios.

Ambientate is organizing the festival with the aim of increasing awareness of carbon footprint in a creative and fun way.

Activities will include art, projections, a stage with music and theatre, a fair, information stands, workshops, a kids corner, a ‘green’ food area, a tree planting, games about the carbon footprint and much more!

All using alternative energy, a large part of which will be generated in real time with the public’s participation. To achieve all of this, Ambientaet is working in conjunction with many organizations, engineers, activists, artists, cultivators, cooks and all levels of volunteers.

The festival will take place the weekend of 25th and 26th February in CheLA, a former factory in Parque Patricios, and the space has different spaces where the different themes such as food, transport, energy generation, waste management and responsible consumerism will be tackled.

They say: “When we think of a ‘zero carbon’ festival, what we want to create in Buenos Aires is a space where the various actors and aspects of the carbon and environmental issues can be encountered, and show that we have many tools within our reach to organize an event and have fun contaminating the least possible. This can be translated into daily life, in many actions which we can all incorporate. The first step is knowing how we generate our carbon footprint and what impact it has for all of the environment, to then understand what alternatives we have to reduce it.

“We believe it is fundamental that the festival is free, so that everyone can come to interact and learn.”

Help them achieve their dream by donating now – even the smallest contribution is rewarded!

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