The Programme

20. May
Herceg Novi
Eco Regatta day

21. May
Ada Bojana, Ulcinj
Health and Wellness day 

  • Environmental Artists residencies lead by our Resident artists Dijana Tomik Radevska and Marta Mojsova
  • Yoga and Meditation lead by Chelsea Needham and Dinesh Gohil will be taking place every morning
  • Swimming marathon
  • Running marathon
  • Cycling activity
  • Local organic food
  • Love in Unity presentation by Jean-Pierre De Villiers
  • In conversation with the Heart Math Institute’ s Co-CEO Deborah Rozman via Skype 
  • Inner Environment-Internal Feng Shui by Simon Lau 
  • Compassion Restaurants, The power of Gift Economy by Leon Aarts
  • World Music live concerts and a beach after-Party (Simple Minds confirmed, participation subject to raising funds to cover costs)

22. May
Ada Bojana
Prayer for the Earth circle day

  • Inviting the religious communities to support and reinforce the global environmental agenda
  • Early morning Prayer for the Earth circle with representatives of five religions and denominations
  • UN Montenegro Panel discussion, Devotion: Religion and Environment
  • United Planet Faith and Science Initiative with Stuart Scott joining by Skype from Honolulu, Hawaii,
  • Total Being work/playshop by Andrew Marstrand 
  • Pachamama presentation
  • Foraging to save the Planet, Karl Elliot Gough, the Culinary Caveman
  • GC Network party “Share the love”
  • World Music live concerts and a beach after-Party

23. May
Ada Bojana and parallel events in Cetinje and Podgorica
Business EXPO day (Ada Bojana island) 

  • Green Culture Business EXPO – Sustainable companies marquees at the Ada Bojana resort plus
  • Organic food stalls
  • Arts and crafts stalls
  • Green Festivals panel at the Ministry for Culture, Cetinje
  • Key note address, Prince Nikola Petrović Njegoš, Hotel Hilton, Podgorica
  • Our Future, panel discussion with:
    Fiona McCluney – Head of UN Montenegro,
    Chris Rapley – University College London, UK,
    Anna Simpson – Forum for the Future,
    Alina Averchenkova – London School of Economics at Hotel Hilton, Podgorica
  • Communicating Climate Change, environmental journalism workshop, Thompson Reuters tbc
  • World Music live concerts and a beach after-Party

 24. May
Ada Bojana and parallel events in Bijelo Polje and Nikšić
Creative Climate Leadership day at Ada Bojana 

  • Series of workshops, round table discussions and performances presenting the work of the alumni of the CCL programme founded by Julie’s Bicycle (in Ada Bojana)
  • Climate Change Visuals, COIN workshop
  • The Music of the Plants by Tigrilla Gardenia, Damanhur  , Cultural Centre KIC Bijelo Polje
  • Quality of Life workshop, Guy Tanner, Raising Rainbow alliance, Climate Reality Leader, Tehnopolis, Nikšić
  • Family Constellations by Aleksandra Shymina
  • Campfire session – Book discussion: “Stealing fire” by Steven Kotler & Jamie Wheel, both at Ada Bojana
  • World Music live concerts and a beach after-Party

25. May
Ada Bojana and parallel events in Kotor, Tivat, Budva, Bar
Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leaders day in partnership with Climate Reality Leadership Europe 

  • Climate Reality at Green Culture short presentations by the Climate Reality Leaders, pan-European participation
  • Film screening: Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
  • Travelling conference, presentations and workshops in the parallel cities and travelling to Ada Bojana for the weekend
  • Theatre performance, climate play “In the time of olives” commissioned by the Hong Kong teaching theatre Absolutely Fabulous , written by the Montenegrin author D. Tripkovic
  • Sustainable Monuments: Protecting the National Heritage, Robin Gelatelly Smith, Kotor
  • Sustainable Tourism by Dr Raoul Valerio Bianchi , Tivat
  • Plastic Oceans by Rupert J M Medd , Budva
  • Practical session of demonstrating wind turbines and solar panels by Victoria Nestor, Economic School, Bar
  • Philosophy session in collaboration with the International Philosophy Olympiad
  • World Music live concerts and a beach after-Party

26. May
Ada Bojana, Kite Surfing and Horse riding
All Together day
GC speakers, artists, musicians, exhibitors
Presenting the artworks of the resident artists and products of the local food producers 

  • How artists can support transformations to sustainability by Gloria Benedikt and Merlijn Twaalfhoven performance in collaboration with a local choir
  • Short presentations of the GC guest speakers
  • Philosophy for children workshop by Alia Alzougbi, HEC, Tower Hamlets, London
  • Nicola Peel presentation
  • Virtual Power Teams by Peter Ivanov
  • Presenting the Green Culture Global Academy
  • Wrap up, final thoughts and next steps
  • World Music live concerts and a beach after-Party

27. May
Eco kids day – Traditional 5th Eco kids, Arts from recycled material workshop with Jetlir Kovaci


The programme as of 20 December, subject to further additions. Detailed timings and full schedule will be published closer to the event