The Routes of the Olive Tree in “People’s Climate March”

Kalamata participated actively in the great “People’s Climate March” that took place on September 21 2014, on an initiative of the Cultural Foundation “Routes of the Olive Tree”.

The people of Kalamata signed the call for 100% clean/ sustainable energy and joined millions of citizens all over the world who participated in more than 2.600 similar marches in 159 countries in the world, with the coordination of AVAAZ (

Musicians and singers from the Municipal Philharmonic Orchestra of Kalamata, traditional instrument players from the village of Nedousa and experienced drummers, along with young amateur musicians, sounded the alarm for climate action with drums, percussion and improvised musical instruments (pans, bells, whistles etc.).

People signed the call addressed to planet’s leaders, asking them to make a resolution against the problem of climate change and commit themselves to follow policies against global warming surpassing 2 °C.

The event was organized in cooperation with «Technomilopetra» under the auspices of the Municipality of Kalamata.