blu european festival


Five senses, one Sea
22 - 28 february 2021

Portugal edition

BLU EUROPEAN FESTIVAL


Portugal

February 22, 2021
17:00
PRESS CONFERENCE /
Biblioteca Municipal de Viana do Castelo, - Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo
17:30
BLU MEMORIES / PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING
Biblioteca Municipal de Viana do Castelo, 4900 Viana do Castelo
February 25, 2021
10:30
VIRTUAL TOUR EXPERIENCE / Virtual guided Tour on Navio Hospital Gil Eannes
Fundação Gil Eannes, Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo
online
Virtual guided Tour on Navio Hospital Gil Eannes (Gil Eannes Hospital Ship) - living memory of cod fishing, on Centro de Mar (Sea Center) and nautical equipment and on Museu do Traje (Costume Museum) Fundação Gil Eannes, Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo
15:00
VIRTUAL TOUR EXPERIENCE / Museological Center of Sargassum of Castelo do Neiva

online
Virtual Tour to the Museological Center of Sargassum of Castelo do Neiva - Viana do Castelo and a virtual guided Tour "A day of fishing in Viana do Castelo" Junta de Freguesia de Castelo do Neiva, Centro de Mar e CMIA Castelo do Neiva e Ribeira, Viana do Castelo
February 26, 2021
11:00
VIRTUAL FISH COOKING CLASS / preparation of traditional dishes

online
Showcooking to be broadcast online with the preparation of traditional dishes - “Polvo à lagareiro” (Octopus) Junta de Feguesia de Castelo de Neiva
15:00
SAILOR´S TRADITIONS AND USES / Traditions of Bairro da Ribeira, related to the Festivities of Srª d'Agonia

Traditions of Bairro da Ribeira, related to the Festivities of Srª d'Agonia: Procession to the sea c/o União de Freguesia de Viana do Castelo, Câmara Municipal e Viana FEstas
February 27, 2021
15:30
VIRTUAL TOUR BY THE BEACHES OF VIANA DO CASTELO /

The beautiful coast of Viana do Castelo, with more than 40 nooks of sand and othe rocks, is spread over more than 24 km. Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo / Centro de Mar / Centro de Monitorização e interpretação Ambiental
11:30
BLU TALKS / centro de mar

On-line broadcasted onboard class at the Sea Center on Fisheries, with the intervention of former fishermen from the cod fleet Centro de Mar - Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo
February 28, 2021
17:00
WEBINAR / “Late afternoon conversations - Investigation in the Lima River"

Research work carried out on the Lima River related to the culture of oysters (oyster culture), potential of marshland plants and initial life stages of fish. This session aims to bring researchers and citizens closer together and the debate about the state of rivers in Portugal.
Centro de Monitorização e Interpretação Ambienta - Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo

On line CLOSING CERIMONY 18H30

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL


BLU EUROPEAN FESTIVAL aims to develop an innovative transnational thematic tourism product focused on European fishing traditions and related cultural costal communities. A common format for six different European Countries, with the purpose to promote local small and medium-sized enterprises and strength their competitiveness, exploiting synergies between tourism and Cultural industries. The Festival will contribute to diversify and increase the visibility of Europe’s hidden fishing and coastal tourism offer.

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Six countries involved in the project

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An internation photo contest about sea, commmunity, history, culture, communities of fishermans,... all about the sea from 6 countries

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about tourism product focused on European fishing traditions and related cultural costal communities

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