Category: Projects

Mama Sranan campaign song

Campaign song for Forest93 in Suriname. The song is in Surinamese, the local dialect, and is about Mama Sranan (Mother Suriname) who talks about how she is being treated by her guests. Artist: Byciel Watsaam Song production: Clayton Juel

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Spoken Word Mother Earth

Spoken word artist Juan Pablo performed a spoken word act as launch of the Forest 93 project during the Urban Heritage Art Festival on both days of the festival at 6 and 7 September 2019. The text of his spoken word, which was also shared on social media (in Dutch)

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Project Launch at the Urban Heritage & Art Festival

The Forest93 campaign was launched at September 6&7, 2019 at the 1st edition of the Urban Heritage & Art Festival in Paramaribo, Suriname. Legendary reggae band Third World headlined the festival, other artists were Benjamin Faya, Canela de Cuba. The video is a short impression of the launch event. People were introduced to a festival that was fully decorated in a nature theme, had nature themed activities and give-aways. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeCXoTQo3VQ&feature=youtu.be

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Soft Launch of the campaign at the Amazonemarkt Suriname

What is the value of nature to you? What should be our national animal or tree? What should we do to keep 93% forest cover? These were the survey questions we asked during the soft launch of our campaign slogan: 93% forest, 100% Surinamese. Amazonemarkt Suriname is the showcase event of indigenous art, culture and entrepreneurship in Paramaribo’s Palm Garden during the National Indigenous Day celebrations (August 9th). Forest93 set up a totem to collect data and familiarize the public with the campaign slogan. Moreover, visitors were given basic facts and figures on our Surinamese nature and biodiversity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt5acV4Wst0&feature=youtu.be

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