Buenos Aires joins the celebration of World Environment Day

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On Saturday June 5, 2010 the Government of the City of Buenos Aires celebrates the World Environment Day with a free festival of music, eco-design and environmental art at Centro Cultural Konex, Sarmiento 3131, from 11am to 7pm.
The event, organized by the Environmental Protection Agency from the Ministry of Environment and Public Space, together with to the Metropolitan Design Center, joins the worldwide celebrations for the World Environment Day. This year, under the theme "Many species, one planet, one future", the World Environment Day aims to be "the largest and most celebrated global positive action day for the environment," according to the United Nations.

Programming:

Live Music:
3 pm: Doña María
4.15 pm: Bicicletas
5.45 pm: Super Ratones

Ecodesign Fair:
Throughout the day, 15 exhibitors display and sell their products made on the basis of sustainable design.

Workshops:
12 pm: Clothes' Recycling Workshop
2 pm: Experimenting with bamboo

Talks:
11.30 am: Environment and the New Media
3.15 pm: Sustainable Design

Environmental Films:
1.15 pm: Adictos al Plastico (Addicted to Plastic)
5.15 pm: Esperanza en un clima cambiante (Hope in a Changing Climate)

Exhibitions:
Environmental History of the Riachuelo. Historical process of uses of water and soil of Matanza-Riachuelo Basin through a socio-economic analysis.
Sustainable Architecture Exhibition. Display of winning projects from the competition Sustainable Building of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism, UBA
Live Mural by Miguel Brea.

Free admission. Not suspended for rain.

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