Planning is underway for Danube Day 2018. Details will be posted here in the spring.
Read on for a summary of activities in 2017.
During 2017, 20 actions in 12 towns inspired young people to take action. At Zemun Quay in Belgrade, the Republic Directorate for Water held its annual family festival. Art, music, literature, traditions and environmental workshops were on offer at the national event that's organised by a special partnership of ministry, local authority, NGO and business organisations. Read more on the website of the main organisers, Republic Directorate for Water.
The Great Belgrade Regatta brought 4 days of fun on and besides the river. The international event attracted people from 10 countries for sailing, rafting and rowing. Hundreds watched the races and exciting rescue demonstrations and also had the chance to learn vital tips on keeping safe in the water.
Students enjoyed a 10-day outdoor adventure in the 10th 'Save the Danube' eco camp on Belgrade’s Great War Island. Camping under the stars, the camp provided the chance to learn about water management, environmental issues and river tourism from experts from Belgrade University, NGOs and government agencies. The students got involved in practical projects, tackling real case studies and competing to win a prize for the best project.
In Prahovo, WWF Serbia held a day of role-play and eco games. Helping to cultivate young sturgeon ambassadors, the event spread conservation messages amongst children living within fishing communities.
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