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AMERICAS LATINO ECO FESTIVAL V
#LATINOECOFEST #HISPANICECOHERITAGE

The Americas Latino Eco Festival is the nation’s premier, public meet up of Latino American environmental minds and a multicultural gathering place for artists, scientists, advocates, public policy leaders and community from across the Americas to discuss novel solutions to advance a healthy environment, locally and globally, through arts advocacy, education, and engagement of culturally diverse populations.This exciting festival with over 500 presenters and participants, and an audience of over 5,000 has something for everyone! 

The three-day event will include an environmental film series, leadership artivism trainings, an eco book fair with authors’ presentations, a green exhibitors hall, a Colorado River summit, an international eco drawing arts Expo, a BioBlitz in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service that will engage more than 400 fourth graders in an interactive biological survey of local surroundings, and a whole day devoted to family-friendly events including performances, workshops, eco shorts planetarium shows, a mariachis showcase and much more.

ALEF2017: People & Waters First: Ripples of Hope

The five thematic pillars of this year’s ALEF include: People and Waters, Restoration and Public Lands, Clean Air and Climate Hope, Food Safety and Sovereignty, and Honoring Our Water Protectors

Region of Honor: Colorado River 

Country of Honor: Cuba

ALEF is an initiative of Americas for Conservation + the Arts (AFC+A) and is co-presented with GreenLatinos in partnership with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, The Nature Conservancy, the U.S. Forest Service, National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association, and Benitez Strategies.

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Tours [clear filter]
Saturday, September 16
 

2:05pm MDT

FALCO Artivism Exhibits Walk Tour

Join artist Alex Falco from Havana Cuba for tours of the Artivism exhibits which summons artists from all over the world to participate in this drawing contest. Falco will lead tours througout the exhibit to highlight the crucial points that each work highlights. Attend if you are interested in a more in depth conversation about the thematic values each artist brought from around the world. 


Moderators
avatar for Aura Vasquez

Aura Vasquez

Climate Justice Director, The Center for Popular Democracy

Speakers


Saturday September 16, 2017 2:05pm - 2:15pm MDT
South Atrium
 
Sunday, September 17
 

12:00pm MDT

Guided Tours With Artists
Join scheduled art walks to hear directly from ALEF eco artists about their work and its dialogue with mother earth.

PILOTO (Mexico)
2:00PM & 3:00PM 
Sculptures

FALCO (Cuba)
12:00PM, 1:30PM
Graphic Arts





Sunday September 17, 2017 12:00pm - 12:30pm MDT
DMNS- South Atrium

12:30pm MDT

Guided Tours With Artists
Join scheduled art walks to hear directly from ALEF eco artists about their work and its dialogue with mother earth. PILOTO (Mexico) 2:00PM & 3:00PM Sculptures FALCO (Cuba) 
12:00PM, 1:30PM Graphic Arts MATIAS PARADELA (Argentina) 12:30PM, 2:30PM Installation
 



Sunday September 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:00pm MDT
DMNS- South Atrium

1:30pm MDT

Guided Tours With Artists
Join scheduled art walks to hear directly from ALEF eco artists about their work and its dialogue with mother earth. PILOTO (Mexico) 2:00PM & 3:00PM Sculptures FALCO (Cuba) 
12:00PM, 1:30PM Graphic Arts MATIAS PARADELA (Argentina) 12:30PM, 2:30PM Installation
 




Sunday September 17, 2017 1:30pm - 2:00pm MDT
DMNS- South Atrium

2:00pm MDT

Guided Tours With Artists
Join scheduled art walks to hear directly from ALEF eco artists about their work and its dialogue with mother earth. PILOTO (Mexico) 2:00PM & 3:00PM Sculptures FALCO (Cuba)
12:00PM, 1:30PM Graphic Arts MATIAS PARADELA (Argentina) 12:30PM, 2:30PM Installation
 



Sunday September 17, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm MDT
DMNS- South Atrium