Press Release 2018
10th International Amorgos Film Festival – 17th YPERIA Convention
Aegiali, 25 February 2019
The Cultural Association of Women of Amorgos and Aegialis Hotel & Spa are pleased to announce the 17th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism - “YPERIA 2019” and the 10th International Amorgos Tourism Film Festival which will be held on the Greek island of Amorgos from the 31st October to the 5th of November, 2019.
The Convention aims to promote the culture and sustainable tourism of Amorgos, the Cyclades Region & Greece. Also, to preserve the environment locally and internationally.
The main goal of Amorgos Film Festival is to set up an international platform, encouraging global tourism through audio-visual media.
The “17th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism” is dedicated to “Cultural Environment" and will focus on:
• Rural Amorgos Architecture and Unesco
The 10th Amorgos Film Festival is dedicated to the French director Luc Besson for his contribution to the development of Amorgos thanks to his famous film "Big Blue", and he has been invited to attend, as an honored guest.
The Amorgos Film Festival is a member of CIFFT (Comité International des Festivals du Film Touristique.), a Festival Committee, with currently 18 Tourism Film Festival Members around the globe.
All evening screenings and lectures will be open to the public so that the inhabitants of Amorgos as well as visitors have the chance to participate and draw information on current developments in the areas of culture and tourism.
Our Association is dedicated to successfully completing this initiative, which will help in the tourism development of our region.
For participation in our events and for submitting your films to Amorgos Film Festival, please visit our website www.yperia.gr
tel: +302285073393 e-mail: [email protected]
Video by Bryson Kuan, shot during the works of the 8th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival.