We all live by the sea. No matter how far from the sea you live, next to the beach or far away in the mountains, you still have a great impact on it. And it is up to you whether you create a positive relationship with the sea or have adverse impact on it. We believe that educating people about the importance and the beauty of marine environments is the key to creating positive attitudes towards the sea. The idea behind this project involves a worldwide contest for young persons up to the age of 21.
The contest will be held in four age categories: 5 to 12 13 to 15 16 to 18 19 to 21 In this edition of the Contest we expect from participants to use any type of visual arts to present a story of “their sea”. Therefore, we will have two categories: Photo Film Participants, along with a short text, which will describe the story, may submit photos or short films. In the films we accept any form of artistic expression, from a documentary, to feature, or theatre play, through pantomime, dance or a song.
We will take into consideration not only the photo or a film but also a relevant description of a region, a special feature of the place, an explanation of the depicted problem, etc.
All works submitted will be reviewed by a panel of International Judges.
Then, a maximum of 30 photos, films and stories will be presented as a part of the celebration of the European Maritime Day and the World Oceans Day in May and June 2019 in Lisbon.
Contest timeline Submission of works (1 photo or 1 film plus text) by 11 March 2019 Announcement of the results : 16 May 2019 More information: www.todaywehave.com/CONTEST.html