Ecofilms Festival - Fiesta of Planet Saving Films in Rhodes Town

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  • Author Frank Jaeger
  • Published June 16, 2010
  • Word count 550

Nature has gifted Rhodes with breathtaking and amazing beauty. The beauty of the Island not only attracts the people from all over the world but also makes it an important choice for those who want to spend their holidays. If you want to spend your Rhodes holidays, you will not only enjoy the beautiful island of roses but the celebrations, beautiful parks, historical places, and special places for tourists etc. These will make your visit to Rhodes remarkable and unforgettable.

Ecofilms festival is held every year in the third week of June. It is one of the important, matchless, outrageous events held in Rhodes. It carries out such remarkable and marvellous events every year that attracts the tourists from all over the world.

The Rhodes International Films & Visual Arts Festival which is called Ecofilms is completely based on the theme of environment. It is not only an important festival in Greece but also it is one of the most important environmental events and festivals in the world. The Ecofilms Festival in Rhodes Town is the cofounder of the Network of Environmental Films Festival.

It is organized and arranged by the non-profit organization known as "Image & Environment" If you are planning your next Rhodes holidays in the month of June then you must not miss this festival. This will make your summer Rhodes holidays even more enjoyable.

Ecofilms Festival in Rhodes Town is a unique kind of film festival hosted by Rhodes. It includes films, documentaries, reports, shorts and features based on ecological and environmental themes. These films and documentaries are aired at different places in Rhodes town.

In the festival there are four competition sections. These include feature length films, medium, small length films and audience awards. The participants do not need to pay any fee and the condition for the participating films is that they should be produced after 1st January of the prior year. The films included in the competition section are chosen by the Ecofilms Board of Directors, according to its final judgment.

Also all the films that participate in Ecofilms competition sections should be premiered in Greece. There is no restriction on the base of gender, duration as well as format of the films.

The festival is very different and gives you new Rhodes holidays ideas to make your holidays the best Rhodes holidays. This is not just a festival or function for the film-makers but also for the people who enjoy it greatly and get to know about different environment conservation issues.

The jury of the festival gives prizes and awards in both national and international categories. The criterion of judgement is the innovative approach to different environment protection and conservation issues. The films are awarded if they give an audacious proposal that focus on preservation and building of environment and overall have a good artistic quality.

Rhodes Ecofilms festival is one of the remarkable events of Rhodes. It gives a chance to every film maker to put up their efforts to make films, in which they have highlighted environmental issues. It enables them to take part in the competition by showing their films, if they have made any on theme ‘environment’. So if you plan your Rhodes holidays 2010 you must attend this function and enjoy the real spirit of festival by participating in it.

If you want to stay in Rhodes Island then book one of the hotels Rhodes and enjoy your Rhodes holidays to the fullest.

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nikos · 9 years ago
Rhodes island is one of the best in the world!! And the Ecofilms Festival is something who every visitor must watch it!!!

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