As part of the 15th anniversary of the Earth Charter, we’re organizing a GIANT POEM in the city where the Earth Charter International Secretariat is located – CIUDAD COLON
When? Saturday March 21 2015, 9:00am
Where? Ciudad Colon Central Park
On this day we’ll be celebrating World Poetry Day, declared by UNESCO in 1999.
The objectives of the Giant Poem are:
- To promote dialogue and understanding between different cultures
- Generate a space for citizen participation through creative freedom
- Develop in the society the principles that UNESCO promotes related to culture, education and sustainable development.
- To encourage work from each person’s sensitivities
- To foster the use of poetry as an accessible day to day tool for all
- To create bridges between people and the arts outside conventional spaces
- To promote reading and writing
- To recognize the popular and spontaneous component of poetry, whose elements have been in human society for many centuries.
Please, join us!