Elephant Parade 2010 in London
For the next few months London will be overtaken by 250 colourful, life size elephants in support of the endangered Asian elephant. The London Elephant Parade 2010 runs from May to July and is one of the most exciting art displays to take over the capital. The event is run by the Elephant Family, a charity that aims to raise £2 million this summer by selling the elephants at Sotheby's Auction House.
The biggest elephant charity on the planet, Elephant Parade London 2010; the Elephant Family works closely with local partner organizations in Thailand, India, Malaysia and Indonesia to raise awareness and funding to save the endangered Asian elephant from extermination.
One of the most innovative ways of raising money for charity, the elephants at Elephant Parade '10 in London have been painted by famous artists and celebrities and has won the support of major corporations, dignitaries, conservationists and art organisations.
It is estimated that 25 million people will see these exotic elephants dotted around the city of London, from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Hyde Park, to Marble Arch, Oxford Street, Trafalgar Square, Waterloo, London Bridge and Greenwich. The Elephant Parade '10 is London's biggest outdoor art event on record.
If the life size elephants from Elephant Parade '10 in London are outside your budget you can purchase a mini elephant at Selfridges
, Greenwich Central Market
To view a map on where to find the elephants, buy online or for further information on the Elephant Parade London '10 visit www.elephantparadelondon.org
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