6 February 2014

Mountain biodiversity sessions

Pragya acted as the knowledge partner for the Mountain Biodiversity thematic sessions for '7th CMS VATAVARAN: International Environment & Wildlife Film Festival and Forum’ that was held from 30th January to 3rd February, 2014, at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi, India.

The event featured a kaleidoscope of more than 150 films, talks, deliberations, contemporary discourses, eco-trips, film store, music festival, green haat and organic food festival. The thematic sessions explored various issues and solutions regarding conservation of mountain biodiversity. Community leaders that Pragya is working with, from various Himalayan districts, participated in the discussions and shared their views. The event buzzed with the traditional folk dance & music from Nubra Valley of Ladakh, as Pragya facilitated one of the dance groups from the district to perform at the event.

(View photographs from the event)

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