As part of the International Campaign support, the media facade of the NUR ALEM Future Energy Museum will be turned off for one hour.
On March 26, from 08:30 pm to 09:30 pm local time, the International Ecological Campaign “Earth Hour” will be held as part of the ecotourism development in the country. The Baiterek monument, the Palace of Independence, the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, the “Astana Opera” State Opera and Ballet Theater, the Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov Martial Arts Palace, the Barys-Arena Multifunctional Ice Palace, as well as the iconic landmark of the capital – NUR ALEM Future Energy Museum will remain without facade lighting.
The Campaign was organized by the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, ALE “Association of Environmental Organizations of Kazakhstan”, ALE “Green Economy” and G-Global Development Coalition, Land Fund “Sustainable Development” supported by the OSCE Program Office in the city of Nur -Sultan, as well as regional, city and district Akimats.
Earth Hour is an annual international event held under the auspices of the World Wildlife Fund. During the campaign, the WWF calls to turn off the lights and household electrical appliances for one hour as a sign of indifference to the future of the planet. At the same time, the illumination of the most famous buildings and monuments of the world goes out.
It should be noted that “Earth Hour” is the most massive environmental campaign on the planet. More than 2 billion people around the world take part in it. Residents of 7,000 cities from 180 countries join the campaign. In 2022, the “Earth Hour” International Campaign will be held for the 15th time, in Kazakhstan for the 13th time.
The main goal of the campaign is to draw attention to the need for a responsible attitude to nature and the resources of the planet.