Over 2,000 Vietnamese students respond to Earth Hour hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – More than 2,000 students from the University of Sciences, Vietnam National University - Hanoi participated in an event on March 20 in response to the Earth Hour 2017 Campaign.

The activity was co-held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the university to enhance youth’s awareness of power saving and environmental protection.

It featured numerous activities, including musical performances, a show of clothes made from recycled materials and an award ceremony of environment protection-themed competitions.

Being held in 63 cities and provinces across the country, this year’s campaign includes activities to encourage businesses, households and schools to save and use power effectively.

Cycling and running events will take place alongside to promote this year’s campaign.

Activities connecting businesses and the Earth Hour 2017 Campaign will be organised in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City to call on 2,000 businesses to commit to saving power and becoming this year’ campaigners.-VNA