Dominica International EcoFest 2009

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May 1st to May 8th 2009

Rosalie Forest Eco Lodge

 

This week long festival will be bringing people together through a mix of seminars, guest speakers, workshops, panel discussions and displays of local and foreign talents. The theme of EcoFest is ‘A celebration of the world’s progress on saving our beautiful planet?’. Through which we hope that open discussion will explore the reality of our advancements, question them and their philosophy, and examine their validity.

 

So come spend a week, a few days, or just one night investigating the advances we have made towards preserving the planet for generations to come, and learning from the mistakes.

          Learn about the latest renewable energy technology, and how it is being put into practice on both local and nationwide scales. Featured in a full-day workshop will be the BioGas Helpline coming from India to install a biogas plant on site.

          See how local crafts and traditions are being integrated into tourism for all to benefit. Nature artists from Dominica and abroad will be showcasing their provocative pieces.

          Hear about micro-eco-projects from around the world. The International EcoClub will outline how you can do it yourself.

          Discover new and innovative products.

          Hike to some of Dominica’s spectacular nature sites. Join the DHTA in their HikeFest to end in an evening of panel discussions at EcoFest.

          Listen to a variety of quality music. To be showcased at this event will be singers, Free Joseph, Janet ‘Angel’ Azzouz, Brizee’s pan symphony, jinn ping, reggae and calypso stars.

Experience living sustainability, and learn from green minds brought together for this unforgettable event from all around the world!

 

Buy your tickets in advance and receive an early-bird discount! The price for shall be EC$100/US$40 for an all-day pass and EC$$50/US$20 for a half-day pass (1 event). Also EC$500/US$200 for a VIP all-day week-long invitation and EC$500/US$200 for a VIP half-day week-long invitation (one vent per day). Prices will be more if bought at the gate. Tickets available from Rosalie Forest Eco Lodge, ecofest@rosalieforest.com

 

We also welcome eco sponsors for the event from all fields. You or your business could be showcased throughout the festival. Contact us for more details. If you have something eco you would like to display, and want to participate actively in the event, please contact us about getting involved in our Eco Exhibition.

 

To learn more please refer to our website or contact us at the following:

Email: ecofest@rosalieforest.com

Telephone: +1.767.446.1886

Website: www.rosalieforest.com/

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Now is your chance to own an award winning eco lodge in the Caribbean

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The Rosalie Forest/3 Rivers Eco Lodge in Dominica is available for sale.

Set on 9 acres, surrounded by pristine rivers with natural pools, including 5 acres of rainforest, the lodge has an office, 5 private rooms, including self contained cottage, 2 bamboo tree houses, a couple of simple cabins and a 10 bed dormitory with camping facilities.

The lodge is run on renewable energy and the equipment is included with the sale.  There is a small restaurant and bar as well as a communal kitchen for the campers.  We offer a wide range of nature, adventure and community based activities to suit all.

The business is offered for sale for health reasons, and is a running business with future bookings, and staff who are willing to stay if needed.  The lodge has received widespread accolades in the international press for its environmental and community work, and is the host for this year’s International EcoFest from the 1st to the 8th May.
Asking price US$ 450,000

For more information contact Jem Winston, Managing Director
Rosalie Forest Eco Lodge,
PO Box 1292
Rosalie, Dominica
West Indies
Tel : 1 767  275 1886
e-fax : 1 510 578 6578
e-mail : jem@rosalieforest.com
http://www.rosalieforest.com

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