blu european festival


Five senses, one Sea
22 - 28 february 2021

Spain edition

BLU EUROPEAN FESTIVAL


Spain

February 23, 2021
11:00
Press conference / Press conference at the Museum with representatives of the Bermeo City Council, BTWC and sponsors, for the launch and presentation of BLU European Festival activities. Production and dissemination of a press release about the BLU Festival.
Fishermen's Museum Bermeo
offline
Bermeo Town Hall: http://www.bermeo.eus/index.html
Fishermen's Museum Bermeo
AZTI
BTWC
February 24, 2021
18:00 - 22:00
Blu memories / Photo exhibition opening
Nestor Basterretxea Exhibition Hall
offline
A multisensorial photo exhibition about the European marine traditions to be realized in one of the most significant halls of the city.

Nestor Basterretxea Exhibition Hall
BTWC
February 25, 2021
17:00
Tour experience / Guided Visit in Fishermen's Museum of Bermeo
Fishermen's Museum Bermeo
online / offline
A guided tour of the Bermeo Fishermen's Museum: the opportunity to take a look at the past and enjoy the exhibition on the first world voyage by sea of Elcano! A live guided tour will be created, with a video-recorder that will record the tourist guide presenting the main features of the museum. The video will be shared simultaneously online.
18:30
Specialized talk / Circulary Economy (Saretu project)
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online / offline
Talk broadcast live on "SARETU", the circular economy project led by BermeoTunaWorldCapital and AZTI for the reuse of fishing nets in textile products.
February 26, 2021
17:00
Fish food tasting / Tuna and Txakoli
Zallo Canning factory
Online
Different tipes of tuna tasting and pairing with tipical basque wines: the best moment to better get to know canned tuna products from the local canning companies of Bermeo! The pairing session will be realized “in private”, held by canning factories representatives and it will be broadcasted online through social networks. Q&A session during and after the online pairing session.

Local canning factories and wine companies:
Conservas Serrats
Conservas Arroyabe
Conservas Zallo
Bodegas Itsasmendi
Urremendi
February 27, 2021
13:00
Fish cooking class / Showcooking Cannon
Tuna cooking masterclass and showcooking : a prestigious local chef will show how to cook tuna and to prepare a special dish with this fish product as main protagonist! The chef will realize the Masterclass in her own restaurant cuisine. That will be recorded and broadcasted simultaneously online. Q&A session during and after the online pairing session.
17:00
Handicraft workshop / Traditional Marine and environmental-free handicraft workshop
Old fishermen's guild
online / offline
The magic Neskatilak and Sareginak, women sea workers and net menders, will tell us in this interesting workshop about their work of recycling used fishing nets, giving them a second life and converting them into useful materials. The video will be shared simultaneously online.

NESKATILAK and SAREGINAK Associations (Association of seaworkers and fishing nets women)
18:30
Tour experience / Escape Room in Bermeo Fishing Town
Topa Bermeo Escape Village
online / offline
This is an escape room, strategy and fun game aimed at showing the fishing world and related topics of Bermeo. Due to the situation of not being able to do it physically, there will be briefly presented the main details, paying attention to don't spoil it!

Topa Bermeo Escape Village
February 28, 2021
11:00
CHILDREN HANDICRAFT WORKSHOP / Marine costumes with recycled materials for children
Fishermen's Museum Bermeo
Online Video Tutorial
Family workshop addressed to children between 4 and 10 years old : they will be showed how to make a marine costume with the necessary materials that will be announced before the workshop. The workshop will be pre-recorded and broadcast to encourage the public to participate from home and make their own creations.

Fishermen's Museum Bermeo
18:30
CLOSING CEREMONY (SPECIALIZED TALK) / INNOVATHON BERMEO (Omegabyte project)

online / offline
Talk broadcast live with the team Omegabyte, that will present the winning project of Bermeo Innovathon event 2020: Sharkface, a project based on the implementation of a more selective and sustainable purse-seine fishing system.

Innovathon Bermeo
Team Omegabyte (Winners of Innovathon event 2020)

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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