Kuramathi Maldives marks Environment Day with special arts and crafts exhibition
Kuramathi Maldives has celebrated World Environment Day, syncing its activities with this year’s theme of ‘Reconnecting with Nature’.
In an announcement, the resort said its team members demonstrated their arts and crafts skills in the first ever exhibition held at the Champagne Loft in the afternoon. Using everyday items and materials, they showcased brilliant articles such as a flower made out of coconut husks and plastic bottles, skilful painting on wood, dreamcatchers made out plastic bottles and ornaments crafted out of recyclable objects, it added.
“Later in the evening, a special documentary was screened to promote awareness of the changing climate and of our fragile yet captivatingly beautiful planet Earth, at Fung Bar and Laguna Bar,” the announcement read.
Kuramathi is also preparing to mark the next big event, World Oceans Day on Thursday.
World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries on June 5 every year.
World Oceans Day celebrates our world’s shared ocean and our personal connection to the sea, as well as raise awareness about the crucial role the ocean plays in our lives and the important ways people can help protect it.
Kuramathi is one of the first resorts to open in the Maldives and is part of Universal Resorts of Universal Enterprises, a 100 percent Maldivian company and the pioneers of tourism in the Maldives.
An emerald jewel in the turquoise Maldivian waters, Kuramathi is a stunning island retreat with acres of luxuriant vegetation surrounded by spectacular beaches tapering into an endless sandbank. Villas blend contemporary design and nature, and are set on the beach, amongst lush gardens or over water. Four poster beds, open-air bathrooms, rainfall showers or Jacuzzi, large outdoor decks with inviting daybeds or sun loungers, are just some of the creature-comforts enjoyed by guests. Dining options are diverse with many restaurants, bars and great-value all-inclusive packages, topped off with Maldivian service – welcoming, genuine and friendly.