Kopin at Earth Garden 2015

On the weekend of the 6th and 7th of June, Kopin participated in the Earth Garden 2015 festival held at Ta’Qali National Park, with a stand offering games and information.

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The Earth Garden is a yearly festival that promotes the care for the environment and sustainability through arts, music and culture in a holistic way. Local and international established bands and up-and-coming talents performed throughout the weekend on different stages while local retailers and artisans offered their products. A number of workshops and activities promoting sustainable living were delivered, from discussions on conscious businesses and conscious eating to an introduction to Permaculture and herbal medicine.

A series of activities were offered at Kopin’s stand throughout the weekend for children and adults, aimed at raising awareness about topics such as sustainable food consumption, climate change, human rights. Attention was also drawn to the important role of Fair Trade in ensuring the respect of workers’ rights world-wide and the ethical distribution of profits while engaging the public to challenge any preconceptions of developed and developing countries.

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During the event, Kopin also promoted a number of current projects dealing with development education and sustainability.

Moreover, a raffle was held and donations were collected to support Kopin’s projects. A special thanks goes to The Grassy Hopper and Ġugar Hangout Bar, which donated vouchers for a meal at their restaurants to our lucky winners.

For more information on current and future initiatives of Kopin related to the above-mentioned themes, please contact us at eathink@kopin.org or +356 27567460.

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