Maldives Whale Shark Festival “A Triumph 2014”

Maldives Whale Shark Festival “A Triumph 2014”

Allied Insurance Company of the Maldives supports the “Maldives Whale Shark Festival- ‘A Triumph’”2014 as one of its sponsors, held on the 6th of December 2014 at Dhangethi. The Festival is a joint effort of the collaboration between Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme, IUCN Maldives and Maldivian artists. The event included a final showcase of 5 months of community engagement workshops including creating artwork, performing folk stories and celebrating the marine diversity of South Ari atoll and it’s Marine Protected Area (S.A.MPA).

With a total of 300 participants or so of all ages from different islands came together with activities such as a carnival-style parade, creating kinetic sculptures and costumes incorporating recycled materials, Boduberu and others.

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