Ballenarte 1st Conservation Festival

by / Thursday, 02 January 2014 / Published in Blog

Ballenarte will be held From January 08 to 11 and is the first national festival to promote the conservation of whales in Puerto Vallarta and Bay of Banderas.

This festival aims to create awareness and disseminate a collective culture among the population of the importance of caring for the whales and our natural resources as every year off the coast of Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay are honored with the visit of these magnificent species in recent years it has been observed that the whale population is increasing so it is very significant to our destination.

This festival is aimed at the local population and tourists and also aims to raise funds to give continuity to the projects of civil association Ecology and Conservation of Whales, AC, these are the events that will take place:

Wednesday January 8, 2014

  • 5:00 pm Carnival of boats authorized for the whale watching (Jalisco and Nayarit) and inauguration at  Los Muertos pier. Event Sponsored by Ecotours de Mexico and Zaragoza Marine.
  • 6:30 pm, Awards to operators tour whale watching with better performance and navigational practices involved in the conservation and protection of the humpback whale.
  • Deployment the canvas of human blue whale (32x12mts) by internationally renowned photographer Patricio Robles Gil, in the parking Juarez facing the sea.
  • Dinner with cause at NU Restaurant and Café Des Artistes.

 Thursday January 9, 2014 

  • 20% Discount on tours of whale watching tours in the morning
  • 6:30 pm Conference Humpback Whales and Projects of Banderas Bay Taught by Astrid Frisch Jordan in Hotel Secrets Resorts & Spas. Event sponsored by Timon Tours
  • 7:30 pm Exhibition  photographic and artistic of Whales
  • 6:30 pm Screening of Ocean Oasis on the Sea of ​​Cortes in the Octopus Garden, Cross Huanacaxtle, Nay.
  • Dinner with cause at NU Restaurant and Café Des Artistes. 

Friday January 10, 2014 

  • 20% Discount on tours of whale watching tours in the morning
  • 6:30 pm Screening of Ocean Oasis on the Sea of ​​Cortes in the MANTAMAR BEACH CLUB BAR & GRILL.
  • 6:30 pm  Conference of the Humpback Whale in Los Arroyos Verdes, Bucerias, Nayarit. Taught by Roberto Moncada Biol, ITBB, Marine Mammal Research Group.
  • Dinner with cause at NU Restaurant and Café Des Artistes.

Saturday January 11, 2014 

  • 8:00 am Bike Rally in Marina Vallarta, starting at whale sculpture Event Sponsored by Golozo’s Bike
  • 11:00 a.m. After the race the kids  will form with their bodies a humpback whale, the photograph will be taken from the Lighthouse Marina Vallarta.
  • 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm Dinner Benefit Fiesta Mexicana in Lazaro Cardenas Park. Event Sponsored by Association  Vallarta Centro.
  • 21:00 Raffle for all attendees to the closure.
  • Festival Closing with important personalities in the field of conservation.

Hotel Posada de Roger invited to you to participate at this festival and promote the careful of the whales.

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