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Dubrovnik to go dark for an hour in Earth Hour

By  Mar 21, 2018

Dubrovnik will join in the global incentive of turning off lights throughout the city to mark Earth Hour on the Saturday the 24th of March. The lighting on the northern and western parts of the Dubrovnik City Walls, on the façade of the City Hall and the Rector’s Palace will all be turned off for one hour to mark this special day. The City Council is also encouraging private businesses and individuals to turn off the lights for one hour on Saturday from 8.30pm to 9.30pm.

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held annually encouraging individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm on a specific day towards the end of March, as a symbol of commitment to the planet. It was started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007. Since then, it has grown to engage more than 7,000 cities and towns across 187 countries and territories.

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