In the campaign "Earth Hour" will take part and big cities and regions of Latvia.
The action "Earth Hour" this year will be held March 19, from 20.30 to 21.30. During the residents, governments and businesses are invited to attend for an hour symbolically not to use electricity, to contribute to prevention of climate change.
In Riga the Central event of the campaign will be a concert Karlis Kazaks in the cafe Miit. Concert musicians to its visitors will offer DAD Cafe, and the restaurant Domini Canes is possible to dine by candlelight.
In Valmiera, Jekabpils, Liepaja, Ventspils, Lielvarde and other local governments "Earth Hour" will be celebrated with games, excursions, Cycling, competitions on the night orienteering, creative workshops for children, musical performances.
This year, preparing for "Earth Hour", everyone can report their daily "green" matters, sharing in social networks Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #iededziespаrmainаm.
The President of Latvia Raymond Vejonis will join the participants of the action "Earth Hour".
The President urges every resident, business, municipal and state institution of Latvia to join the campaign and each day, try not to harm the environment.
"Each of us is obliged to care for the environment in which we live. Participation in the campaign "Earth Hour" — a great opportunity for each of us to show our concern about climate change and willingness to act to protect the environment. I advocate environmentally friendly lifestyles and livelihoods and encourage everyone to conserve natural resources, to conserve electricity and to recycle," said Vejonis.
During the campaign "Earth Hour" will turn off the lighting and reduced electricity consumption in the temporary working residence of the President in the House of blackheads in Riga and in Jurmala residence, which now operates the head of state.