The event aims to celebrate the importance of trees for environmental sustainability, raise awareness of the protection of greenery and promote the increase of the city’s tree heritage through the planting of new trees species in urban spaces.
The Tree Festival will be held on 20th and 21th November in the avenues of the Botanical Garden of Naples, where the event is now in its 11th edition, and for the first time in the Portici Botanical Garden. As in previous editions, the event aims to celebrate the importance of trees for environmental sustainability, raise awareness among the population, especially the very new generations, to the protection of greenery and promote the increase of the city’s tree heritage through the planting of trees in the urban spaces. In this edition, which marks a hoped-for return to normality, in addition to educational activities and artistic events, there will be a small exhibition of companies dedicated to the marketing of plants, natural products and what is necessary for the care and maintenance of the green.
The protagonist tree of this edition is the olive tree, a symbol of victory and rebirth.
During the two days, in collaboration with the Forest Nurseries of the Campania Region, young trees will be donated to those who request them in order to increase the urban green. Special guest, Sunday 21 November, the Mayor of Naples, Prof. Gaetano Manfredi, who will be given tree species to be placed in the city.
The event will take place in absolute compliance with the rules laid down by the health protocol in force.