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Experiential Learning in the Vanguard of Tourism

Experiential Learning in the Vanguard of Tourism Southern Utah’s 12th Annual Amazing Earthfest, May 13-19 in Kanab, Utah, offers hikes, rides, concerts, lectures and documentary films to enrich the spirit!   In the words of William L. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Business Administration and Education at Emporia State University,… Read more »


12th Annual Amazing Earthfest Excites Imagination

12th Annual Amazing Earthfest Excites Imagination May 13 – 19, 2018, Kanab, Utah by Rich Csenge, Festival President and Founding Director The undiscovered beauty of Kanab, Utah, where America’s public lands envelop a city framed by thousand foot high vermilion cliffs sets the scene for a unique annual public festival. Rugged red rock landscapes beckon… Read more »


12th Annual Amazing Earthfest Excites Imagination

by Rich Csenge, Festival President and Founding Director May 13 – 19, 2018, Kanab, Utah In the undiscovered beauty spot that is Kanab, Utah, where America’s cherished public lands envelop the city, thousand foot high vermilion cliffs adorn its northern reaches.  Rugged geologic features and the astonishing color of the landscape beckon visitors attending the… Read more »


Kanab Utah’s Twelfth Amazing Earthfest, May 13-19, 2018, Celebrates Trails & Rivers; Explores Climate Change

Originally settled by pioneers in the late 19th century, small towns and cities scattered throughout rural Utah are gateways to some of America’s most magnificent public lands.  Over the past dozen years, Amazing Earthfest has helped bring awareness to their unique position as desirable places for people to re-locate who love natural beauty. By celebrating… Read more »


Southern Utah’s Amazing Earthfest Celebrates Public Lands; Cultivates Collaborative Style

May 11, 2017                                                                                                      PRESS RELEASE Contact: Rich Csenge, Festival Director jiw@gwi.net   435-644-3735 www.AmazingEarthfest.org Southern Utah’s Amazing Earthfest Celebrates Public Lands; Cultivates Collaborative Style At a time when discord over the future of Western public lands is running wild, here’s an alternative that could shed some light on the conversation. Why not expand your genuine,… Read more »


Southern Utah’s 2017 Amazing Earthfest Theme: Preserving Dark Skies over the Colorado Plateau!

May 11, 2017                                                                                                      PRESS RELEASE Contact: Rich Csenge, Festival Director jiw@gwi.net   435-644-3735 www.AmazingEarthfest.org Southern Utah’s 2017 Amazing Earthfest Theme: Preserving Dark Skies over the Colorado Plateau! Enjoy the wonder of the stars and find out more about how to protect that experience with dark sky friendly outdoor lighting by attending night sky events at… Read more »


11th Amazing Earthfest Celebrates National Trails Day

11th Amazing Earthfest Celebrates National Trails Day Each year in early June, the American Hiking Society (AHS) www.americanhiking.org, connects people across the nation with the great outdoors through its National Trails Day activities. AHS represents millions of hikers who are committed to beautiful places to hike and believe that the preservation of hiking trails and… Read more »


11th Amazing Earthfest Documentary Films Focus on Climate Change; Ways to Respond

May 1, 2017                                                                                                        PRESS RELEASE Contact: Rich Csenge, Festival Director jiw@gwi.net   435-644-3735 www.AmazingEarthfest.org   11th Amazing Earthfest Documentary Films Focus on Climate Change; Ways to Respond By Rich Csenge, Director, Amazing Earthfest The big screen is a mesmerizing force in modern lifestyles. From TV to live streaming; the local movie theater, to Netflix, to… Read more »


Satisfaction from Service: A Worthy Objective!

  April 4, 2017                                                                                                             PRESS RELEASE Contact: Rich Csenge, Festival Director jiw@gwi.net   435-644-3735 www.AmazingEarthfest.org   Get into the flow by sharing your talents to help create a successful, experiential learning festival. Planning for Southern Utah’s annual festival of discovery, arts and adventure is well underway! Volunteering with the annual Amazing Earthfest in Kanab, Utah,… Read more »


Visit Your Public Lands!

By Rich Csenge, Founding Director, Southern Utah’s Amazing Earthfest   On Mother’s Day, May 14, in Kanab, Utah, Amazing Earthfest kicks off its second decade serving residents and visitors to southern Utah, proudly affirming the myriad values of America’s public lands and honoring our Mother Earth. There may be no more important moment in history… Read more »


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Southern Utah’s 13th Amazing Earthfest teams up with Parry Lodge in 2019 to offer it’s week-long series of award-winning documentary films in the Old Barn Playhouse with a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet supper prepared by Chef Mike Cooper at Parry Lodge…

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