Join Pro Earth Run 2015 For Earth Day, April 25

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Run for Mother Earth on April 12 at BGC, Continue the Race Even After

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More and more people are rallying behind mother earth in their own way, some sing and dance, others turn off their lights, and some prefer to run.  If you are into running, then you have an opportunity to do what you enjoy and help our planet at the same time.  Join the Pro Earth Run on April 12, 4:30 am at BGC.

After the run,  the race to save planet earth is not yet over.  There is more that needs to be done, much more.  Please watch the video below to understand what is going on beyond the run.  From here on, we have to keep involving ourselves in ways to save the Earth.  Support pro-earth companies so they can also help take care of the earth.  Never get tired of doing your part even if it feels like no one is paying attention.  One day, they will.


This 12 April 2014, 4:30AM, at the Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Earth Day Network Philippines stages its first-ever fun run, PRO-EARTH RUN 2014. An advocacy run to encourage people to Protect, Respect, and Oversee the sensible and sustainable care for Mother Earth, it is presented by Malungai Life Oil – all-natural concentrated vegetable extract developed from pure Malunggay leaves and seeds (www.malungailifeoil.com) and UPS – United Parcel Service (www.ups.com).

A 3K, 5K, 10K race category event, with special 1.5K Run with Doraemon track, PRO EARTH RUN is also supported by PCSO, First Gen, Merrell, Globe, The Body Shop, Holcim, Free Food Co. Coco Dolce, Business Mirror, Malaya Business Insight, Business World, Manila Times, Circuit Magazine, 106.7 Energy FM, 107.5 Win Radio, SM Tickets, SM Cinema, Digi Post, and Mother Earth advocates and runners.

Earth Day Network Philippines is the local counterpart of the global Earth Day Network International. It is a network organization that campaigns for environmental citizenship, spearheading the annual April 22nd Earth Day Celebration by partnering with government agencies, non-government organizations, private corporations, academic institutions, religious groups, and environmental advocates (www.earthdayphilippines.org).
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10K P500 5:30AM Singlet | Bib | Freebies*
5K P500 5:45AM Singlet | Bib | Freebies*
3K P500 6AM Singlet | Bib | Freebies*
1.5K Run With Doraemon P500 6AM Singlet | Bib | Freebies*
* Sponsors’ goodwill freebies good while supplies last
FOR INQUIRIES
Call (02) 571.3448 | (02) 904.2304 | (02) 904.9826
Visit FB/ProEarthRunPH and http://www.earthdayphilippines.org.

EARTH DAY AT THE CCP

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Press Release:

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines recently celebrated Earth Day in various venues of the CCP complex and Manila Bay area with the theme “Save Manila Bay”. The event was presented by the CCP with Haribon Foundation, Philippine Canoe Kayak Federation Inc., Philippine Coast Guard, GreenPeace, Kalikasan People’s Network, RockEd, Department of Environment & Natural Resources, National Youth Commission, Bureau of Plant Industry, LJC Restaurant Group, Winner Foundation, Philippine Biochar Association and the 98B Collaboratory.

The event began with a Save Manila Bay Fun Run around the CCP Complex at 6:00am, followed by an Opening Program hosted by Mae Paner a.k.a. Juana Change and Jonathan Tadioan was held at the CCP Ramp featuring a Dance Ritual for Mother Earth performed by the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, an excerpt of the stage production of Ibalong by Tanghalang Pilipino, special message from Kim Robert de Leon, one of the 2011 Makabagong Rizal Awardees.  The Opening of Sunset Block – Installation Art by 98B at the Front Lawn was held, and the Philippine Coast Guard did a clean up of Manila Bay as well.

To further create awareness among the people, especially within the City of Manila, the artists, cultural workers and participants formed a GREEN LINK along the seawall at Roxas Boulevard from the Manila Yacht Club up to the U.S. Embassy. This human link transformed the seawall promenade into a venue for stand-up comedy, dance, play music, and other performances while facing the Manila Bay for one hour.

 Other highlights of the celebration included the Paddlers-Boat Chain by the Philippine Canoe-Kayak Federation and Kalikasan People’s Network, and another chain of Bikers from Pasay City, Opening of Exhibits–Fair by Haribon Foundation, GreenPeace, DENR, Siklo Pilipinas (household items), Gifts & Grace (Toys & novelty items), Kilus Foundation (Women’s organization of Pasig), Vinci’s Deli (Organic food products), Philippine Biochar Association, BanToxics at the CCP Liwasang Kalikasan area. At the Liwasang Kalikasan area, Kids and Family Activities were held such as Art making, story-telling, film screenings by Haribon Foundation, Arts & Crafts, face painting, sketching by Kasibulan, performances by the Bagitos Drummers and MMDA Band, RockEd Band Concerts featuring Kaleidoscope, Vin Dancel, Ebe Dancel and Noel Cabangon, Cooking demonstrations by the LJC Restaurant Group, performances by the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, Bahay Musika Children’s Choir, and the Philippine Coast Guard Band.       

Photos by Kiko Cabuena

CCP Celebrates Earth Day with a Human Green Link and More

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Earthday 2013 Save Manila Bay emailPress Announcement:

The Cultural Center of the Philippines celebrates Earth Day in various venues of the CCP complex and Manila Bay area with the theme “Save Manila Bay” on Sunday, April 21, 2013.

To further create awareness among the people (especially within the City of Manila), the artists, cultural workers and participants will form a GREEN LINK along the seawall at Roxas Boulevard from the Manila Yacht Club up to the U.S. Embassy. This human link will transform the seawall promenade into a venue for stand-up comedy, dance, play music, and other performances while facing the Manila Bay for one hour (8:00–9:00am). The event is open and free to the public.

The event starts with a Save Manila Bay Walk around the CCP Complex at 6:00 am followed by a program at the CCP Ramp hosted by Mae Paner a.k.a. Juana Change at 7:00 am featuring a Dance Ritual for Mother Earth performed by the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, an excerpt of the stage production of Ibalong by Tanghalang Pilipino, special message from the 2012 International Children’s Peace Prize Awardee Cris “Kesz” Valdez,  opening of Sunset Block – Installation Art by 98B at the Front Lawn, and the opening of Exhibits-Fair at the Liwasang Kalikasan area.

At 8:00 am, a Save Manila Bay Advocacy Chains will be formed by artists, cultural workers, youth and the general public at the Baywalk Area as well as the Paddlers-Boat Chain by the Philippine Canoe-Kayak Federation and Kalikasan People’s Network, Bay Clean-Up activity by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), and Bikers Chain by the Foxbat Cycling Club Inc., among other activities.

From 7:00am-5:00pm, exhibits and fair by Haribon Foundation, GreenPeace, Siklo Pilipinas (household items), Gifts & Graces (Toys & novelty items), Kilus Foundation (Women’s organization of Pasig), Vinci’s Deli (Organic food products), Philippine Biochar Association will be on display at the CCP Liwasang Kalikasan area. At the same time, kids and family activities (Art making, story-telling, film screenings) by Haribon will be held as well as cooking demonstrations by the LJC Restaurant Group.

From 10:00am-12:00noon, band concerts will be staged by RockEd featuring Gab Cabangon, Vin Dancel, Ebe Dancel and Noel Cabangon;  and musical performances by the PCG Band, Bagitos Drummers, at the Liwasang Kalikasan from 12:30nn – 4:30pm.

Earth Day at the CCP is held in cooperation with Haribon Foundation, Philippine Canoe Kayak Federation Inc., Philippine Coast Guard, GreenPeace, Kalikasan People’s Network, Foxbat Cycling Club Inc., RockEd, LJC Restaurant Group, Winner Foundation, and Philippine Biochar Association.

For more information, call the CCP Cultural Exchange Department at 832-1125 loc. 1708-1710.