When. March 26, 2011
Description. The “Earth Hour” is an international event which has been initiated by “World Wildlife Fund” organization. It is held annually at the end of March and aims at drawing people’s attention to global warming.
This year the “Earth Hour” was held on March 26, from 7:30-8:30 PM. “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO also joined the event. During the day YIC members distributed leaflets and posters about the “Earth Hour” which encouraged people to turn off electricity for an hour, from 7:30-8:30 PM. As a result, the lights were off at the mentioned time in many buildings and flats of the town.