Earth Hour 2017 in Guyana is going to powered by renewable, clean, environmentally friendly solar energy!

As the world look towards the 10th edition of Earth Hour on March 25th, 2017, WWF Guianas – Guyana Office, along with partnering organizations, will join individuals and businesses across the country and across the globe to shine a light on climate action and signal a commitment to “change climate change”.

Now in its 4th year, Earth Hour in Guyana focuses on three (3) themes: Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Conservation and Biodiversity. It will see a number of activities planned and executed by partnering organizations. You can find here the full list and here the video of the Earth Hour in Guyana campaign.

In addition to these pre-awareness days, the Earth Hour main event will be a “Light’s Out” concert and entertainment show that will take place on March 25th, 2017 at National Park (Thomas Lands Parking Lot) from 7:30pm.

The night will see the switching off of non-essential lights from 8:30pm to 9:30pm, cultural pieces, presentations from partnering organizations, environmental pledges by the national and international communities and the symbolic lighting of the 60+ emblem.a

Earth Hour in Guyana is managed and organized by WWF Guianas – Guyana Office, in close collaboration with a series of partners: Caribbean Youth Environment Network in Guyana, Protected Areas Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, Ministry of Education, Office of Climate Change, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Guyana, Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Development, Conservation International Guyana, Cuso International, Rotaract Club Georgetown, Brazil Embassy, Canada High Commission, Mexico Embassy, UK High Commission, US Embassy, UNICEF, UNDP, United Nations in Guyana.

The Earth Hour storytelling event in the Rupununi is managed and organized by WWF Guianas with Annai Central, Bina Hill Institute and Rupertee Village.

Marriott Hotel Georgetown will also join WWF Guyana for Earth Hour, turning the lights of its sign off on March 25th from 8.30 to 9.30 pm.