Greenpop hosts the annual Zambia festival of action in Livingstone, bringing together volunteers, pupils and participants from all over the world to work hand in hand with locals to learn, enjoy and make a difference. Now in its sixth year, the Greenpop festival has ensured the planting of 15,000 trees in Livingstone and the painting of 10 green art murals at schools and orphanages. It has transformed the sandy playgrounds and rickety classrooms into bright, happy spaces, adding excitement to learning. "Art is a universal message. Creativity is in everyone and expressing your creativity is empowering. This makes environmentalism fun and [is] what we aim to do," says Greenpop MD Lauren O’Donnell. Live music jams, talent shows, speaker evenings and dance parties give all festival participants an opportunity to express themselves. In 2017, Greenpop and Chava Alheit Art Projects are presenting Conservation Conversation Corners in Livingstone, one of the most deforested towns in the worl...

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