World Ocean Day celebration at the coast
President Hage Geingob will deliver a statement at the ceremony. The two-day event will include various activities, including an exhibition, seafood cooking demonstration by professional chefs, oceans cook-off competition, food and drinks, beer tent, live music, a kiddies corner with face painting, jumping castles, 7 a side soccer tournament and a three by three basketball tournament.
In celebrating the day, Namibia has planned a series of activities aiming towards raising awareness. The country will undertake Nation Wide beach clean-up campaigns in all five coastal towns, Henties Bay, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Luderitz and Oranjemund. The beach clean-up campaigns will be held from 8-10 June. A National School Debate competition will also take place on 9 June at The Dome in Swakopmund, as well as at the Walvis Bay Municipal Hall on 11 June. There will also be a World Ocean Day parade on 10 June as well as a World Ocean Day expo taking place from 10-11 June, at the Walvis Bay Municipality area.
Interested parties are invited to fill an application form to apply for exhibition stands (3m x 3m2). Application forms can be obtained from the security desk at the Civic Centre, Kuisebmund and Narraville Municipal office. Completed forms are to be deposited a tender box on the first ground floor of the Municipality of Walvis Bay head offices, no later than 11:00 on Friday, 3 June 2022, exhibition stands are available at no cost.