As part of the culminating activities of the 5th eARThfest in Tagum City, about 300 seedlings were planted in the accretion area in Barangay Magdum by an approximately 63 participating children and their parents last May 5, 2013.
Lucio Jamero, focal person of the City of Tagum Tourism Council which spearheaded the month-long summer workshop for kids along with the City Government of Tagum, said this activity is a continuation of the tradition of the workshop were children are taught on the importance for caring for the environment.
The eARThfest, which is now on its fifth year, gathers children for summer workshops in visual arts, theater, music and dance—all anchored in the vision of making the children as stewards of nature.
The festival follows the theme of this year’s Earth Day celebrations around the world: “The Face of Climate Change.”
In the afternoon, the highly-anticipated recital of the 54 participants for the music and movement and theater held at the Gaisano Grand Mall Atrium. Louie Lapat of CIO Tagum