Friday, March 21, 2008

World Community Arts Day - 2008

Organised by Craigmillar Communiversity on the 17th February 2008.

The idea of being part of a creative world community has always been enthusiastically supported by Hummingbird's community youth leaders. The results of their actions on the 17th February can be seen in this video clip, which was filmed and edited by them and which they have great pleasure in sharing with the rest of this wonderful world community.


Art as a catalyst for caring and sharing, World Community Arts Day 2008 has gone really well this year and has more than tripled in size. It is now a Global festival. From Brazil to Slovenia, from Australia to Ireland, from The USA to Singapore, from Kenya to Canada.
The World Community Arts Day begins to shows how many great projects there are that are based on Art for caring and sharing.

3 Comments:

At 8:56 am, Anonymous Patricia Haines said...

INSPIRING - thanks for sharing your news with the rest of us.

I'm hoping that you will consider joining a growing group of artists, educators and others committed to the arts as a powerful way for 'growing' sustainable community. If you have friends beyond Brazil, please pass on the following invitation - it's for the 1st of a series of envisioning/planning gatherings for ARTS AT THE HEART OF A SUSTAINABLE WORLD, an outgrowth of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development now associated with the International Earth Charter.

I'd love to hear your thoughts on how we can make this initiative truly the needs and interests of those of you on the front lines.

Patricia Haines, Level Green Institute, Ithaca, NY

Invitation:
GREENING THE ARTS, a symposium to explore collaborative ways to increase involvement with the arts across the sustainability movement, invites artists, educators and activists to gather in Ithaca , NY , April 25 & 26, 2008. Part of the participatory design/start-up stage of a global initiative – ARTS AT THE HEART OF A SUSTAINABLE WORLD, linked with the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development and International Earth Charter – this event will review the current state of thinking and activity, and lay groundwork for local/regional (NYS) next steps, and for an international gathering in New York City in Spring 2009. For information and registration, contact artsattheheart@yahoo.com, If you cannot attend, we invite you to send your own thoughts as an MSWord attachment to be included in the ’08 program, and in planning for ’09.

 
At 4:16 pm, Blogger zambrano2006 said...

I congratulate CARF Brazil for its beautiful job. I love this blog.
From Canary Islands, Spain.
Greetings to everyone.

 
At 7:31 am, Anonymous hogan said...

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