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Eco-Theatres

Gdynia

Detailed description of the Good Practice

The first municipal review of small drama performances dedicated to ecology, natural environment and its protection is one of the projects launched within “Gdyniaan environmentally friendly city” programme, which has been defined in the Strategic Plan for Gdynia. The event was organised by the Eco-Development Division of Gdynia City Hall. The solemn final with the presentation of theatrical performances took place on the
Gdynia Municipal Theatre. It added splendour to the celebrations of International
Environmental Protection Day.

28 theatre groups, 600 actors representing 24 kindergardens and schools from Gdynia, performed within the three-day review. The jury, presided by Mrs Beata Buczek- Zarnecka, an actress from Gdynia Municipal Theatre, assessed not only the artistic
character of performances but also their significance with the ecological subject
matter of the review. In different categories the groups were rewarded for their performances. The performances arose great interst among pupils and teachers.

environmental education
awareness raising

Objectives of the Good Practice

The objective was to improve ecological sensitivity of children through combination of art and environmental protection and environmental creation.

Participants of the Good Practice

Eco-Development Division of Gdynia City Hall (organiser)

Target group of the Good Practice

schools, kindergardens, theatre groups

More Details of the Good Practice

Available files

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Eco Theatres-Gdynia.pdf0.91 MiB

Data sources and references

Baltic Cities Environmental Bulletin 2/2003