Earth Hour 2021: Tonight we turn off the lights for an hour

On Saturday at 08:30 pm thousands of citizens, institutions and institutions in Greece intend to unite their “voice” with the whole world, turning off the lights for an hour. The participants in the initiative established by the WWF will send a resounding environmental message for this year ‘s Earth Hour , while there will be musical surprises.

In a major initiative set up by the WWF , will participate this year as the Acropolis, the White Tower, Bridge Rio – Antirio, Concert Hall, Cultural Center Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the Onassis Foundation Roof, Roman Odeon in Patras, Monemvasia Castle , the Castle of Amfissa, as well as many municipalities throughout the country.

The Presidency of the Republic will also participate in World Earth Day as the lights in the Presidential Palace will be turned off, symbolically, from 20:30 to 21:30.

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“This year’s Earth Hour is an opportunity to unite our voices and send a strong message about nature conservation and the need to focus, individually and collectively, on more sustainable choices,” said WWF. to participate again this year, as 2021 is a year of significant environmental challenges and decisions, worldwide.

In addition, as the Organization characteristically states, “on Saturday, Earth Hour, we have prepared for you a very nice surprise! At 20:30 turn off the lights, come in and watch the big music festival that awaits you on the website: 

“ONIRAMA, have prepared a special unplugged music program, and by turning off the lights they sing and send their own message for a new beginning. Picos Apicos & The Pina Coladas choose two of their hits and sing, under quarantine conditions, exclusively for Earth Hour. The musician Maria Papageorgiou and the vocalist Angeliki Toumpanaki strengthen the initiative with their two anecdotal songs “.

Earth Hour is a global action organized by the WWF once a year in late March. It started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia, with great success and since then every year it encourages people, communities, businesses and government agencies to turn off unnecessary electric lighting for sixty minutes, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm, in order to save energy, in a symbolic protest action in favor of the protection of the natural environment.

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