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Fair Trade Fiesta – Celebrating Scotland as a Fair Trade Nation on World Fair Trade Day

Saturday, 13 May, 2017 - 13:00 to 19:00

Fair Trade Fiesta is a celebration carnival parade and concert celebrating and highlighting Scotland as a Fair Trade Nation on World Fair Trade Day involving people of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of this event to raise more awareness on the Fair Trade movement through a vivid parade and an engaging FREE concert with The Red Hot Chilli Pipers headlining and with over 100 musicians taking part to support this event.

1:00pm:  City Chambers: Fair Trade Fiesta Carnival Parade

2:00pm - 7:00pm: Princes Street Gardens: Fair Trade Concert

We invite your school, college, faith group, youth & community groups etc. to take part to take part in the parade from The City Chambers, Edinburgh.  Can the work you are doing for Fair Trade Fortnight be expanded to include the Fiesta?  You can come up with your own ideas.  The last Fiesta saw walking Fair Trade Bananas; vibrant fruits; amazing costumes made of paper and fabric; music and more.  Watch the video here.

If you are interested in signing up for the parade please contact Angela Higgins

For more information about this event please visit http://www.handupevents.co.uk and/orhttps://www.facebook.com/handupevents/ or email Tania@handupevents.co.uk.

Come and be part of this amazing people lead revolution that has transformed Scotland into a Fair Trade Nation.

Please spread the word about Fair Trade Fiesta to your friends, work colleagues, neighbours and family.  If you are also interested in volunteering on the day please do get in touch.