- 23 Mar 2017 10:40 AM
Local organisers told XpatLoop, "Hungary will shine a light on green innovations and celebrates the Hour with a classical concert.
This year WWF marks its 25th anniversary in Hungary. The Earth Hour celebrations take place in Müpa budapest, where we bring together the brightest green innovations with classical music.
For the first time in the history of Earth Hour celebrations in Hungary the National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Zoltán Kocsis, is going to perform a concert dedicated to Earth Hour.
Pianist Ingrid Fliter will perform her solo with only a pointed light to her piano. The concert is going to be live-streamed open for the Earth Hour community to enjoy. WWF Hungary is organising a 'science trade show' to expose some of the most progressive innovations leading to a greener future.
We are showcasing IT solutions that help global innovations come to life, also presenting groundbreaking innovations in agriculture, energy efficiency, and water management.
We are hosting an Innovations Workshop on sustainability and water management, and we are introducing some solutions of the brightest 14-16 years old talents of WWF's Green Generation."
WWF Hungary Foundation:
"As the world steps into a new era of climate action, WWF’s Earth Hour is urging its supporters to shine a light on climate action.
Earth Hour was born in 2007 in Sydney, and since then it has become the most powerful climate action worldwide with 178 countries and more than 7000 cities joining.
The idea of switching off lights for 60 minutes is just the symbol of the movement that empoweres individuals, local communities, government agencies, companies and municipalities to act against climate change and improve energy efficiency.
This year we celebrate Earth Hour on 25th March and Budapest is joining along with several other cities in Hungary.
The main landscapes of the capital city including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue.will switch off at 20.30 pm and will offer a unique view for an hour."