Abyss festival is a scuba-diving festival located in Ajaccio, it opens its doors for the second time from 22 to 25 may 2014.
There are many contests such as the best film music: Henry Thomas price. There is also a film making contest, photographic film in short and long movie (less than 26 min). He also has a contest for environmental films. The award is about 1000€ for each of the winners.
The festival also features exhibits such as diving museum where you can see the Gerard Arend collection. There are many pieces like the first materials for diving. There will also be an exhibition on augmented reality. This is adding elements in the environment through glasses or electronic devices.
The festival offers workshops on marine environmental and biodiversity, a workshop to raise awareness on safeguarding biodiversity course to educate the public; this workshop is headed by CORSICA MARE OSSERVAZIONE.
For more information on all the workshops, visit the official website:
The festival host Alessandro de Maddalena expert on shark, it will take conferences during the second edition. A conference on sustainable development will be led by representatives of the Taza National Park in Algeria.
Take a look on the official abyss festival website: