The event drew the participation of representatives from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Viet Nam Electricity, ambassadors of Earth Hour 2019, and volunteers from Ha Noi - based universities, well-known singers and artists.
Earth Hour campaign is an annual activity held for the last 11 years. It is launched by the Ministry of Industry and Trade with the support of many businesses, especially Viet Nam Electricity (EVN), which serves as the sponsor of the campaign.
A music performance at the launching ceremony.
Addressing the launching ceremony, Vo Quang Lam, EVN Deputy Director said that all officials and employees of the corporation will positively respond to the campaign with many practical activities, such as turning off lights and unnecessary electrical devices during Earth Hour.
As an ambassador of Earth Hour 2019, Chairman of Son Ha Group, Le Vinh Son called on all people and enterprises to participate in the campaign.
He also pledged that the group will not invest in industries affecting natural resources and people’s living standards.
Meanwhile, Chairman of FPT Software Hoang Nam Tien said that Viet Nam is heavily affected by climate change, while calling on all people to restrict use of personal vehicles, energy saving, and join environmental protection.
Ambassadors of Earth Hour 2019, artists and volunteers respond to the campaign.
After the ceremony, delegates, ambassadors, artists and more than 1,000 volunteers walked around Hoan Kiem Lake to encourage all people to join hands in environmental protection.
A switching-off ceremony is scheduled to take place from 20:00 – 21:30 on March 30th at August Revolutionary Square, Ha Noi.