How did the elephant parade work?
For one or more months, hundreds of painted elephant sculptures specially created by artists are placed in the streets of one or more host cities with the aim of increasing public awareness of the plight of the elephant and gaining support for Asian elephant conservation.
How does the money raised from elephant parade help elephants?
Elephant Parade generates money from event services and selling products and donates 20% of their net profits to NGO Elephant Family.
Where should elephants be placed feng shui?
Elephant showpieces, as per Vastu and Feng Shui, should be placed near the front door or main entrance of the house or office. The The best direction to keep an elephant statue is facing north direction to attract good luck and positive energies.
What are the elephants in Dana Point?
The Dana Point exhibition is made up of 38 large elephants painted by artists such as Chor Boogie and celebrities including Khloe Kardashian and 45 half-size, or tribute, elephants, which are hand-painted replicas of elephants featured at previous parades.
Where does the elephant parade take place?
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Where are the elephants in Dana Point?
Dana Alan Yarger, ambassador for Elephant Parade USA, poses with some of the painted elephants that soon will be on display across Dana Point at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort.
Where is the elephant exhibition in London?
A herd of 100 beautifully sculpted life-sized lantana elephants is on display in London’s Green Park, St. James’s Park & Berkeley Square until Friday 23 July, before being sold for charity.
Why are Indian elephants painted?
The elephants are decorated with the same kinds of pigments that are used during Holi, the Hindu festival in which celebrants splash each other with bright colors. Professional artists paint the elephants in advance of the festival in Jaipur, which is held on the eve of Holi.
What is the purpose of the Elephant Parade?
The Elephant Parade is a social enterprise that runs the world’s largest art exhibition of decorated elephant statues. Created by artists and celebrities, each Elephant Parade statue is a unique art piece. The organization raises awareness of the plight of the Asian Elephant, and encourages conservation efforts.