ACTIVITY PROGRAMME - MALTA EDITION
Homemade Cosmetics Workshop
Friday 16 June, 11am-12pm
Discover the joy of crafting your own ecological and organic cosmetic products from the comfort of your home in this workshop. From nourishing lotions to rejuvenating face masks, unravel the secrets of creating beauty products that are gentle on both your skin and the planet. Join Elaine to guide you through the process, sharing valuable tips and techniques along the way. This workshop will be a starting point of a journey towards a healthier and more sustainable beauty routine.
by Elaine Micallef
Elaine is a qualified herbalist working with her own locally-grown herbs. She is the founder of 'Tea Shop Malta', and hosts workshops about herbalism, and helps people learn to make their own natural herbal remedies.
An ocean of possibilities!
Friday 16 June, 6.30pm-7.30pm
Discover the hidden treasures of Malta's marine waters – vital ecosystems that hold immense potential for mitigating climate change. Within these habitats reside captivating sea species that offer more than meets the eye. They provide sustenance, essential raw materials, and even oxygen. Engage in this interactive workshop and unlock the secrets of the common seagrass and learn how it can be transformed into renewable resources, serving as organic fertilizer, construction material. Prepare to dive into an ocean of possibilities.
by Alexia Massa-Gallucci
Alessia is a qualified marine and fisheries biologist and founder of Blue EcoTech with a mission to protect and conserve marine resources and create new sustainable solutions.
Breathing with purpose
Friday 16 June, 7.30pm-8.30pm
Amidst our bustling lives, it's easy to overlook the significance of our breath, the very essence of our existence. Remarkably, we often neglect to allocate a mere few minutes each day to cultivate its quality. This activity aims to shed light on the multitude of advantages that stem from conscious and intentional breathing. Discover how purposeful breathwork can foster emotional equilibrium, bolster resilience, sharpen clarity, induce relaxation, and ultimately elevate our overall quality of life.
by Yanica Fenech
Yanica, a qualified yoga instructor who acquired her teacher training in India specialising in Ashtanga Vinyasa.
Smarter mobility solutions
Saturday 17 June, 11am-12pm
Imagine a society that relishes in the bliss of clean air and a sustainable environment, achieved by reducing the number of vehicles on our roads. Picture a world where traffic issues dissipate, accidents diminish, and green, safe, and convenient commuting becomes the norm. Embark on a captivating journey with Claire as she delves into a talk that unravels the present and future solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence. Discover the realm of self-driving cars, safety protocols, and explore the future of mobility in Malta.
by Claire Ciancio
Claire believes that we can build a better future together with less pollution and less traffic. She is the founder of Greenroads Malta, creating new solutions for better commuting and quality of life.
The vegan transition
Saturday 17 June, 6.30pm-7.30pm
Veganism is experiencing a significant surge in popularity as more individuals recognize the benefits of reducing their consumption of animal products for both personal health and the environment. Whether you already follow a vegan lifestyle or contemplating a shift, this talk aims to equip you with the knowledge to embrace a plant-based way of living. Join Stephie as she delves into the diet that has been scientifically proven to combat heart disease, reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels, prevent type 2 diabetes, and promote overall longevity.
by Stephie Henson
Stephie is a certified naturopathic nutritional consultant, specializing in plant based diets and gut health.
Kids Workshop: Happy Gardeners
Saturday 17 June, 7.30pm-8.30pm
Join us for an engaging and interactive workshop led by Jay, a passionate advocate for connecting with the outside world and cultivating mini-sustainable gardens. This workshop aims to empower the next generation to become guardians of our planet. Throughout the workshop, young participants will embark on a journey of discovery, delving into the natural world through a series of games and hands-on learning experiences. They will learn to make bird feeders, support local wildlife and nurture their own gardens, regardless of available space.
by Jadean Taylor
Jay Taylor is a passionate advocate for sustainability, founder of 'Greenworks', with which she aims to guide families and inspire the next generation on their transformative journey.
Sunday 18 June, 11am-12pm
At the heart of a thriving and conscious society lies the essence of sustainable communities. These communities act as catalysts, igniting a profound shift towards a healthier and more environmentally aware world. Embracing the use of local and organic produce, along with the principles of reduce, reuse, and recycle, becomes integral in their pursuit. By fostering a spirit of mutual support and a collective dedication to these values, sustainable communities pave the way for a future that embodies well-being, eco-consciousness, and interconnectedness for all.
by Emanuela de Giorgio
Emanuela is the founder of The Veg Box Malta, an inspiring social enterprise in Manikata that promotes sustainable living through food, fashion and furniture, through innovation and community.
Kids Workshop: A plastic-free sea
Sunday 18 June, 6.30pm-7.30pm
In just two decades, the amount of plastic in our oceans could surpass that of fish. It is imperative that we raise awareness among children about the grave dangers plastic poses to marine life. Join us in this engaging workshop designed to sensitize young minds to the perils of plastic pollution. Children will have the opportunity to unleash their creativity by crafting their own mesmerizing sea bottom landscapes, complete with fish, turtles, plants, and even mermaids. Suitable for children aged 4+.
by Kami Clifton
Kami studied at the National Academy of Arts and has several years' experience at International Theatre Festivals. Her joy is creating innovative workshops for kids through her company, Arts and Crafts Malta
Kids workshop: Painting endangered wildlife
Sunday 18 June, 7.30pm-8.30pm
Delight in a captivating and enjoyable activity tailor-made for kids aged 6+ where participants will have the opportunity to select their favourite endangered animal and bring it to life on a pebble canvas. This artistic creation will serve as a cherished memento, reminding them of their role in safeguarding these precious creatures. Join us in fostering a deeper connection with nature and instilling a sense of responsibility towards the conservation of our unique wildlife.
by Kristina Andonova
Kristina is an artist with over 25 years of experience. She is currently studying Digital Design at the MCAST Art Institute. Her mission is raising environmental awareness through art.