The Pale Blue Dot – An incredible story of hope, wonder, beauty and despair

أبريل 08, 2021

Environment & climate

ALDA joins the Earth Day 2021 as a partner! Within the LIFE Metro Adapt project we will celebrate the Earth Day with the exclusive screening of the theatre performance “Pale Blue Dot” with the participation of the director and actor Andrea Brunello and the theater company Arditodesio.

On April 22nd, a month and a day after the spring equinox, the world celebrates the Earth Day, the largest environmental event that represents an extra opportunity to remind ourselves about the importance of protecting the planet, providing insights and essential information on the most urgent environmental issues such as global warming, deforestation, extreme weather events, air pollution. This year’s theme is “Restore Our Earth”, which “focuses on natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems. In this way, the theme rejects the notion that mitigation or adaptation are the only ways to address climate change. It is up to each and every one of us to Restore Our Earth not just because we care about the natural world, but because we live on it. We all need a healthy Earth to support our jobs, livelihoods, health & survival, and happiness. A healthy planet is not an option — it is a necessity”.

April 22 at 8:15 pm: Celebrate the Earth Day with us!

More than 1 billion people in 192 countries join the Earth Day activities each year, with thousands of events organized both online and in presence. The Metro Adapt project, funded by the LIFE programme of the European Union, joins this initiative in collaboration with the theater company Arditodesio, projecting a unique and moving theater show “Pale Blue Dot” which aims to inform and create awareness on climate change.

This incredible initiative aims to explain the risks associated with climate change (e.g. extreme weather events, flooding, thermal anomalies, etc.) and the urgent need to regenerate urban areas that are increasingly affected by the extreme weather phenomena.

The story tells of the space probe Voyager 1 whose destiny entwines with that of its suicidal creator, that of his dreamer son and that of the Planet Earth. As the spacecraft gets farther away from the solar system, everything falls into perspective, it becomes painfully clear that our little Pale Blue Dot, the Earth, is the most precious spaceship and it needs to be protected with no hesitation and no compromise. What will happen?

The show aims to question each one of us on our duty to protect the planet, and wonders if we are really ready to do so.

The show will be broadcasted Legambiente Youtube Platform and Metro Adapt Facebook page.

  • Duration: 80 min
  • The play is by and with Andrea Brunello.
  • Directed by Christian Di Domenico.
  • Music by Enrico Merlin.
  • Promoted within the LIFE Metro Adapt Project.

Registration is mandatory at this link:

Watch the trailer: