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FAO Costa Rica to observe IMD

16/11/2018
The FAO representation in Costa Rica will celebrate International Mountain Day and the National Day of Protected Zones on November 21. The theme will focus on "mountains are important for water, tourism, disaster risk reduction, indigenous peoples and biodiversity". With this event, FAO Costa Rica aims to raise social awareness of the necessity for the protection of mountains in the framework of a nationwide media and social campaign. 

Oikos organizes a "Carnaval por las Montañas"

08/11/2018
The "Carnaval por las Montañas 2018" will be taking place in Peru this year for IMD. It will include several activities that hope to promote interest in the conservation, culture and life of the Andes mountains. One of the many events will include a photo contest, “Desde La Cima” that will be displaying mountain-related photos.  

The Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla celebrates IMD 2018

05/11/2018
The Himalayan Forest Research Institute (HFRI), Shimla will celebrate International Mountain Day, 2018 on 11 December, 2018 at its campus in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. An eminent person, who has vast experience and contributed immensely on mountain issues in general and Himachal Himalaya will be invited to deliver key note address on the 2018 theme "#MountainsMatter".The keynote address will be followed by deliberations and discussions by the scientists, officers, researchers and the staff members of the Institute. 

Giripremi organizes several events for IMD 2018

17/10/2018
Giripremi, a renowned mountaineering organization in India has launched several intiatives to celebrate this year's International Mountain Day 2018 (IMD). A Mountain Film Festival, an online Mountain Photography contest and an IMD Run will all take place this year. Giripremi aims to promote mountain-related intiatives and mountaineering in India.    

The Alpine Convention and the 4th edition of the "Reading Mountains Festival"

24/08/2018
The Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention proudly announces the 4th Edition of the “Reading Mountains Festival” in the framework of International Mountain Day. Under the umbrella of the Alpine Convention the wide diversity of Alpine culture and literature across and beyond the Alpine region will be celebrated. Partners of all kinds such as schools, restaurants and book clubs to interested stakeholders are invited to participate and set up a creative event that foregrounds Alpine literature.   

MiratecArts presents the #MountainsMatter photography contest

22/08/2018
In solidarity with International Mountain Day 2018, Miratec Arts presents annually the Montanha Pico Festival that will take place January 2019. #MountainsMatter is the theme chosen for the 2018 celebration of International Mountain Day.The photo contest will reflect the theme of the international community. We ask photographers to enter their images according to the various categories they find that reflect this theme. Photos are accepted until November 1st 2018 and finalists will be announced December 11th.  

The Prabhawa Environmental organization of Haputale Sri lanka hosted International Mountain day 2017

21/08/2018
The Prabhawa Environmental organization of Haputale Sri lanka hosted International Mountain day 2017 on December 9 2017 for the consecutive 8th year.The event was started after religious observances at Kurunji Sri Muthu Mariamman Temple. The starting event was led by Mr.Bharata Gunathilaka as the chief guest. The main event took place at the Prabhawa Mountain day viewpoint which is 5295 Feets high above the sea level.  

Central Himalayan Institute for Nature and Applied Research organizing 2018 IMD celebration

02/05/2018
The Central Himalayan Institute for Nature and Applied Research (CHINAR) will celebrate International Mountain Day in Uttarakhand, India. The two-day event will focus on the 2018 theme "#MountainsMatter". The main activities will comprise nature walks, bird watching, camping and mountain biking along with awareness raising of mountain issues. There will also be a fair of indigenous Himalayan communities’ traditional foods, art and handicrafts.

International Mountain Day 2017 celebrated in Uttar Pradesh, India

19/03/2018
The Centre for Environment Education (CEE Himalaya) celebrated International Mountain Day in Ghaghara Ghat, Uttar Pradesh, India on 27 December 2017. Activities focused on disaster risk reduction and environmental protection as well as improving the livelihoods of the people affected by the Ghaghara River floods. The importance of mountains and the interactions between highlands and lowlands were discussed on the occasion. Participants included teachers and students from local schools, community members and representatives of local institutions.

A carnival for the mountains on IMD

28/02/2018
More than 5000 people celebrated International Mountain Day (IMD) at the “Carnival for the Mountains” organized by OIKOS together with the District Municipality of Barranco, Lima, Peru in Barranco Central Park on 9 December. Public institutions and private sector organizations offered workshops, lectures, video screenings, photo exhibitions and children’s activities aimed at raising awareness of the history and biodiversity of the Andes and the mountains’ contribution to local identities.
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