San Juan Roundabout fountain inaugurated during Reef Fest 2019
The newly renovated San Juan Roundabout Fountain in the Boca Del Rio Area of San Pedro Town was inaugurated during Hol Chan Marine Reserve Reef Fest 2019 on Monday, May 13th.
For many years the San Juan Roundabout has displayed a life-sized sculpture of Saint Peter, the Patron Saint of Fisherman. The effigy is now surrounded by the fountain with a circle of sculptures depicting protected marine species such as nurse sharks, sting rays and turtles and is expected to house live fish as well. The new design of the fountain aims to raise awareness of the important role these protected marine species play in our ecosystem as well as for the protection and preservation of the Barrier Reef.Click here to read the rest of the article and see LOTS more photos in the San Pedro Sun
===================== Fountain Inaugurated During Reef Fest At San Juan Roundabout
A new water fountain was constructed around the San Juan statue roundabout and inaugurated during Reef Fest in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize. The fountain commemorates our barrier reef as it depicts sea creatures that are of vital importance to the survival of the reef. A short ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday, May, 13, 2019.
Local Belizean artist Anton Leslie of Placencia Village was commissioned to create the sea creature sculptures that include a Nurse Shark, Sting Ray, Sea Turtle and Spotted Eagle Ray. More fish and coral reef will be added to the fountain to complete its final design.Click here to read the rest of the article and see LOTS more photos in the Ambergris Today
Above photo by San Pedro Scoop