Thursday, January 05, 2012

Solar powered Cinema in running for national award

A solar powered cinema has been shortlisted to win an award this month. The Sol Cinema from Swansea is currently in competition with arts groups from across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

Built in 2010,The Sol Cinema is a micro movie house powered entirely by
the Sun. Accommodating 8 adults comfortably for a unique cinematic
experience. the micro movie theatre has been a huge hit at numerous events
across Wales.

The Epic Awards are an initiative of Voluntary Arts, the national
development agency for arts participation. Voluntary Arts offers
information, advice, training and development opportunities to those in
the voluntary arts sector, from small local groups to large national
organisations.

A spokesperson for the Epic Awards said
'We've had lots of excellent entries to this year's Epic Awards! Here are
the shortlisted English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh entries, but there will
be a separate winner and runner-up from each country which will be decided
by a panel of expert judges. There will also be a People's Choice award to
a group from each nation voted for the public'

In 2010, the Sol Cinema won The Network Wales award for best
communications project and was a finalist in the Big Lottery Awards 2011.

Paul O'Connor, projectionist for the Sol Cinema said
'We are excited at being a finalist for yet another award. The Sol Cinema
is entertaining and practical example of how we can be using renewable
energy.We hope the public will vote for us by clicking the green thumbs up
for the Epic award.'

Public voting is on http://epicawards.co.uk/shortlist
Online voting closes at 9am on Mon 16th Jan.
END

World's Smallest Solar Powered Cinema
http://thesolcinema.org/


Undercurrents is an award winning alternative news service producing videos of people taking inspiring actions. http://www.undercurrents.org

4 comments:

magento shopping cart said...

Nice step to save electricity and good contribute to save environment.

Kaloy said...

Wow, this is great! A nice step taken by the Chinese people. We cannot deny the fact that sometimes we encounter energy shortage, and this is not just in the third world countries but also on the wealthy coutries as well. I guess solar power adelaide is a good idea.

renata voline said...

I think solar power is not risky investment. Many kind of solar power company are work for green energy. Such as solar energy in Nigeria., All man are blived that solar energy is the only future energy.

hasan said...

The Sol Cinema from Swansea is currently in competition with arts groups from across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.I think it is a good sector for the investment. We cannot deny the fact that sometimes we encounter energy shortage, and this is not just in the third world countries but also on the wealthy countries as well. I guess solar power Adelaide is a good sector for the investor.

farm land as an investment