SunChild International Environmental Festival has been organized annually since 2007 upon the joint initiative of the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets and VivaCell-MTS.
The festival program includes wildlife and environmental films from all over the world, workshops, exhibitions, media campaigns and other events designed to raise awareness about the growing global challenge of nature conservation.
The festival takes place every autumn, however the events “travel” in the regions of Armenia throughout the whole year, involving a large number of children and youth, facilitating identification and creative solutions of community environmental issues by organizing thematic film screenings, discussions and other initiatives, encouraging and supporting to take action locally.
During the 9 years of existence more than 300 films from 150 countries around the world were screened, 3 carnival marches with thousands of youth participants, dozens of workshops, conferences and exhibitions were organized in the frames of the SunChild Festival.
The SunChild International Environmental Festival is the 1st and so far the only one in the South Caucasus region.