Today, tourism is one of the major having a great contribution to Vietnam’s economic development. However, besides the positive effects, tourism activities cause environmental impacts. So, on the 30th of August every year, Le Cochinchine held an environmental festival in order to continue raising awareness of people and visitors in tourism activities by propaganda and campaign about the environment. The environmental festival 2018 Le Cochinchine will launch a waste picking campaign along the banks of the Hoa Khanh River.
Keep Mekong Clean & Beautiful!
Improve aware of environmental protection for businesses, communities, students, people in hamlets
All members of the Mekong Cruiser Company, partners, tourists, providers, local people, students, association, women’s association
Along the Hoa Khanh River: Cai Be Station to Mekong Café, Dong Phu Ferry to mouth of the Hoa Khanh river, Cai Be, Tien Giang
Thursday, August 30, 2018
08:00: Concentrated in Hoa Quy hamlet, listen to the general introduction about the program, the importance of protecting and preserving the living environment, guiding waste separation process: organic, inorganic garbage, plastic, ….
08:30: Trash pick up
Divide into 2 groups:
– Group 1: picked up from Hoa Khanh hamlet to Cai Be station
– Group 2: Pick up from Dong Phu ferry to mouth of the Mekong
11:30: Have a light lunch
13:00: Continue picking up rubbish
16:00: Southern amateur music exchange (if any)