WELCOME TO EARTH CELEBRATIONS
Engaging Communities to Effect Ecological & Social Change Through the Arts
EARTH CELEBRATIONS 2014-2015
Earth Celebrations launches its innovative strategies applying community-based arts to effecting ecological change, now in India. The Vaigai River Restoration Pageant Project is an international collaboration and social action art project to raise awareness and restore the Vaigai River in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, South India, that is in a severe crisis due to pollution, waste dumping, and the drying effects of climate change.
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| Documentary by Fredrik Lassenius & Karen Brucker. Watch here or click for YouTube.
HUDSON RIVER PAGEANT
From 2009 to 2012, Earth Celebrations produced the Hudson River Pageant, an ecological community arts/theater project engaging youth and community to highlight the restoration the Hudson River Estuary’s native species and habitats and address climate change.
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MISSION–Earth Celebrations is a non-profit organization in New York City, dedicated to engaging communities to effect ecological and social change through the arts. Earth Celebrations creative programs address and effect change on issues such as: climate change, river species and habitat restoration, and the preservation of community gardens, parks, and a healthy urban environment in New York City, while highlighting ecological sustainability. Our innovative community-based environmental and arts programs include: theatrical pageants, exhibitions, performances, art & ecology/puppet & costume workshops, internships, artist residencies, and partnerships with schools, community centers, and gardens. More information here.
Founder/Executive Director – Felicia Young