World Urban Parks is an organization for open space and recreation having its office in New Zealand. It champions urban park outcomes for city liveability, place-making, conservation and access, and provides strong networking services by connecting, leveraging and supporting diverse countries across urban parks, open space and recreation community and allied sectors. They are a community wanting to make a better world and who are ready to help each other.
Eco Park, New Town, Kolkata is the only park from India to have been accommodated in the World Parks Week event on 29th April, to 7th May, 2017. The organization has mentioned that Eco Park is a fine example of a large urban park in India. It has also extended an invitation to WBHIDCO to join the World Urban Parks standing committee.
WBHIDCO is going to celebrate World Parks Week which will be stated from 29th April, 2017 to 7th May, 2017, the events are as follows, all of which will be held in Eco Park.
Around 400 participants are expected to take part in this event. All applications have been made on-line. Winner of every event will get trophies and participation certificates. Prize distribution ceremony will be held on 7th May, 2017 followed by a performance by award wining singers of the World Park Week cultural competition and a cultural function including RAP performance by Feyago.
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|The Statesman dt 28 April 2017|
|Khabar 365 dt 28 April 2017|