The winner of the Grand Prize is Escola Profissional de Montemor-o-Velho

8-Jun-2017   //   bgreenfestival   //   News


Escola Profissional de Montemor-o-Velho was the grand winner of the 7th edition of Bgreen // ecological film festival, an initiative of OFICINA – Escola Profissional. With the spot Protect your Future, the video warns us about the consequences of our actions thus encouraging every one of us to envision a sustainable future. The winners were awarded with an EcoAdventure Trip to the Azores.

With more than 300 national and international submitted spots, the Award ceremony took place at Parque da Devesa, in Vila Nova de Famalicão and was attended by more than a thousand people. The Mayor of Vila Nova de Famalicão, Paulo Cunha, highlighted the creative and social dimension of bgreen, considering the festival as ‘’a reference in the municipality’’.

Besides the bgreen Grand Prize, another five prizes were handed out: Alphonse Luisier: Today’s water is tomorrow’s oil, OFICINA; Bgreen Junior: Human Nature, Collège Fènelon – France; Best Making-of: Y Si Te Digo, Colegio San Luis Gonzaga – Argentina; People’s Choice Award: Life Time, Agrupamento de Escolas de Albergaria-a-Velha – Portugal; and the Honorable Mention: Life Time, Agrupamento de Escolas de Albergaria-a-Velha – Portugal.

Bgreen’s Gala was the pinnacle of a year’s work in which the theme The Glocal Effect: local action, global future was the motto to create awareness and motivate mentalities towards behavioral change.

The best moments of this edition are now available in our gallery. Meanwhile, visit bgreen’s facebook and share your pictures of the Gala with the hashtag #bgreenfestival.

Did you know…

Some plastic containers, including feeding bottles, contain an additive which makes plastic harder and transparent. When the chemical connection between that substance and polycarbonate plastic is broken, it mixes with the liquid inside the container. This phenomenon is accelerated when heating the plastic. Most people heat their food in the microwave in plastic recipients… The effect that these substances have on humans is still being studied but it is known to cause several health problems to animals.


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