The Bealtaine Living Earth Festival now in its 20th year, and took place from 18 – 26 May 2023. The festival is coordinated by Calmast, the South East Technological University’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths engagement centre.
The Bealtine Living Earth Festival brought together different groups from across Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny together to celebrate biodiversity, our Living Earth and natural heritage. This is the second year of the UN Decade of Ecosystem restoration, Bealtaine looked to continue its teaching of preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of ecosystems in Ireland.
This years festival also incorporated the theme of the UN day for Biological Diversity which was Build Back Biodiversity which highlights how it is our duty and mission to revive nature and reverse biodiversity loss
Events took place for schools, special groups targeting people from lower socio-economic backgrounds and the elderly and for a family/ public audience, with events for schools during the day, with family public events in the evenings and at weekends.
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