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
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
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.
World's Smallest Solar Powered Cinema
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