ACT NOW TO PROTECT THE RED SEA ENVIRONMENT
EVIRONMENTAL AWARNESS CAMPAIGN and
INTERNATIONAL UNDER WATER & BEACH CLEAN UP DAY
EL GOUNA 19th / 26th September 2003

19th September 2003, Friday
18:00 Opening Ceremony at Captain’s Inn Hotel, Abu Tig Marina
Environmental conservation seminar & Egyptian heritage video presentation
Recycle art exhibition by Artist Birgit Bauman
Press release
21:00 Live shows at Abu Tig Marina
Official ban of plastic shopping bags in El Gouna

20th September 2003, Saturday
09:00 Green Gouna Day
All outlets, hotels, shops, etc. will organize a clean up campaign all over El Gouna
10:00 Abydos Marina
Mooring buoys replacement and new buoys installation. This activity is open only to staff with help of RSSTI, AED, EEAA, HEPCA, RSDA
14:00 Tamr Henna, Information Center
Visit of El Gouna facilities with information about what El Gouna produces

21st of September 2003, Sunday
08:00 All Diving Centers in El Gouna
Regular day diving with special briefing on board regarding the underwater clean up for the day after, all guests will receive guidelines, documents about environment and a small survey on the underwater environment.
10:45 Kids’ Day
Kids from El Gouna International School will be transfered to Captain’s Inn Hotel where they will meet with guest and visitor kids.
Kids will do recycle art with artist Birgit Bauman at the end of which there will be a kids art competition
14:00 Captain’s Inn Hotel
Environmental conservation seminar by rangers (Red Sea Wildlife)
18:00 Palladium
Red Sea conservation seminar & marine life video presentation

22nd of September 2003, Monday
08:30 Movenpick Hotel, Diving Center
Diving centers are organizing special under water and beach clean up trips for everyone. For more information and detailed programme, please contact any Diving Center in El Gouna.
10:15 Mangroovy Beach
El Gouna school and visitor kids will organize a beach clean up day
13:00 Aqua Centre at Mangroovy Beach
Is organizing special under water reef clean up day
18:00 Captain’s InnHotel, Abu Tig Marina
Certificates will be given to all participants of this day.

23rd of September 2003, Tuesday
14:00 Yallah Horse Stable
Desert safari organizers will organize a special desert clean up day trips
14:00 Plant a tree day
All participants will meet at the Information Center in Tamr Henna. From here everybody will be transferred to the Community Garden
18:30 Club House
Certificates will be given to participants of desert clean up and Plant-a-tree day
19:00 Downtown Beach
Taste of Egypt: An evening of Culinary treats and Egyptian hospitality, presented by many of the Restaurants in Gouna. Participating restaurants will prepare delicious samples of Egyptian cuisine, while local entertainment will keep the festivity going throughout the night.

24th of September 2003, Wednesday
Diving centers will schedule Project Aware specialties: Coral reef conservation, Aware – fish ID, Peak performance buoyancy and underwater Naturalist (according to feasibility of each one)
14:00 Down Town, Tamr Henna
More recycle bins will be placed around Gouna

25th of September 2003,Thursday
10:00 Info center, Tamr Henna
Transfer to fish farm with information about the wildlife fish and birds in Egypt
Hotels will arrange shuttle bus for their guest

26th of September 2003, Friday
19:00 Abu Tig Marina
Closing ceremony at Abu Tig Marina with Green Gouna Awards
Live Show


Supporters and Sponsors: RSSTI, AED, TDA, USAID, EEAA, HEPCA, RSDA, CAPTAIN’S INN HOTEL, SHERATON MIRAMAR HOTEL, ORASCOM, CLUB HOUSE, MANGROOVY BEACH, SPORT & FUN, YALLA HORSE STABLE, PALLADIUM, GALATEA AND ALL DIVING CENTRES IN EL GOUNA: BLUE BROTHERS, COLONA, EASY DIVERS, TGI, THE DIVE TRIBE.


If you would like to participate, please contact Green Gouna @ [email protected]