World Ocean Day on Gili Air, Gili Islands, Indonesia

The 8th of June was a beautiful day. It started as a normal day, between 7 and 8 oclock in the morning people are waiting for their boat going to Gili Trawangan, or Lombok.

World Ocean Day on Gili Air, Gili Islands, Indonesia

 

But around more and more children came to the harbor, all the children of the village of Gili Air came to the meeting point to join the World Ocean Day games organized by the local community and Wild Life Society.

 

During the day there were competition in drawing, swimming, kayaking, collecting rubbish, tug 'o' war and beach and reef clean ups.

 

Hunderds of people were joining the day. Most of them were local. It is a great initiative, and the local population of the Island starts realizing how the important the oceans is for them and for the world.

 

Hopefully there will be a great event like this next year.