Green treat for Shimla

Shimla will host India’s premier environment and wildlife traveling film festival, CMS Vatavaran 2010, from July 2-4 at Gaiety Theater

For nature lovers there could not have been a better news. New Delhi based organization CMS and WWF India are organizing a three day long environment and wildlife film festival in the city. Titled as Shimla CMS Vatavaran 2010, the film festival and environment forum would be organised from July 2-4 at Gaiety Theater. The theme of the festival is Climate Change and Sustainable Technologies.

What will make it more fun filled is the provision of free entry for everyone. Participation in the Shimla CMS VATAVARAN 2010 will provide unique opportunity to the people of Himachal Pradesh to enhance knowledge, understanding and concerns about various environmental issues through a kaleidoscope of films, seminars, workshops, open forums, exhibition, games and field trips.

The festival expects the footfall of 10,000 people comprising of public at large, representatives and staff of the government, corporate sector, civil society organizations, media, defence, police and paramilitary forces. Varied group of student community from general, fine art, technical, defence and professional courses including school children will participate in large number. Policy makers, lawmakers, businessmen, wildlife, nature experts and filmmakers and technicians etc will be prominently present.

For more details log on to www.cmsvatavaran.org

1 Comment

  • Organization of such events is very constructive for people especially youngsters to learn about environment related issues. Such events not only create awareness but generate interest to know more about the burning issues of climate change and sustainable development
    It’s a grate opportunity for Shimlites that CMS VATAVARAN is organizing Environment and Wildlife Travelling film festival in this town . Such events are generally organized in big towns and cities mainly for educated elites who already have easy access to learn now and then
    Students and people at large, in small towns and villages rarely get chance to see such events with limited sources to learn (only through their text books).
    It shall be very advantageous for all if you showcase this festival not only in shimla but in all school/colleges of Himachal so that most have chance to experience and learn from such informative events

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