Issues related to tourism, culture and the environment will be discussed during the 17th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “Yperia 2019”, which will be held on the Cycladic island in October, in parallel with the 10th Amorgos Film Festival.
“The Yperia 2019 convention will also focus on gastronomy, ecology, rural architecture and UNESCO sites.”
10th Amorgos Film Festival
Meanwhile, the 10th Amorgos Film Festival – a member of CIFFT (International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals) – this year aims to set up an international platform that will promote tourism through audiovisual material.
- The role of cinema and film festivals for national and international promotion,
- Film tourism in Greece: The economical and legal possibilities for investing in a film production in Greece,
- Film academy/seminar for future producers and film makers.
Furthermore, the festival’s 10th edition is dedicated to French director Luc Besson, for promoting Amorgos through his 1988 film, “The Big Blue”.
The festival will also feature a number of short films from all over the world, which will compete for the annual awards. The judging committee consists of prominent personalities from the international filming industry.
All screenings and lectures will be open to the public. For the submission of films and registration press here.
GTP Headlines is a media sponsor of the 17th International Convention of Culture and Tourism – “Yperia 2019” and the 10th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival.