National Geographic Asia has come together with regional National Geographic Explorers, changemakers, and performers to launch the first-ever Planet Possible Day to inform, inspire and enable viewers to live more lightly on the planet.
Planet Possible Day is a live virtual event taking place on October 24, hosted on National Geographic Asia’s Facebook page at 6PM (SGT) / 5pm (BKK/JKT). The programme brings together a cast of well-known personalities to drive awareness on four topics: Frontlines of Climate Change, The Future of Food, Arts and Resilience, and Choices in an Urban Setting.
The cast includes award-winning chef and restaurateur Gaggan Anand (Thailand), designer Chitra Subyakto (Indonesia), actor/host Paul Foster (Singapore), actor/singer /host Antoinette Taus (Philippines), marine and historical ecologist Dr Jon Cybulski (Hong Kong), documentary photographer Hannah Reyes Morales (Philippines), climatologist Dr Intan Suci Nurhati (Indonesia), and conservation storyteller Gab Mejia (Philippines), who will talk about their work and mission to make the planet a better place.
Viewers will have the chance to catch new performances related to the topics by popular singer- songwriters Inch Chua (Singapore) and Moira Dela Torre (Philippines), as well as band Ben & Ben (Philippines).
The programme’s hosts, multimedia storyteller Lillygol Sedaghat (USA) and founder of YOUTHTOPIA and Bye Bye Plastic Bags Melati Wijsen (Indonesia), will take live audiences through four key topics that aim to empower consumers in Asia to increase their green footprint through everyday choices.
Catch Planet Possible on Sunday, October 24. The live virtual event takes place on National Geographic Asia’s Facebook page at 6pm.