The Rhodes Island which is world famous for its astounding beauty has everything you need for a perfect holiday. The land is known as the island of roses and has impressive sceneries that attract the tourists from all around the world. If you are planning to have your Rhodes holidays here then besides its natural beauty, historical places, parks and tourists resorts, the festivals in Rhodes are also worth seeing.
Rhodes hosts some of the unique and amazing festivals and events every year. Many tourists come to Rhodes just to enjoy these special events and festivals. One of the famous festivals held here ever year in the third week of June is the Ecofilms Festival.
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.
The festival is very important and encourages the film makers from all around the world to show their talent and skills to support the growing environmental issues in the world. If you come for Rhodes Holidays 2010 then you can attend the function, if you have made a film you can take part in the competitions or at least know how great the festival is by participating in it.
If you want to attend the Ecofilms festival held in Island Rhodes during Your Rhodes Holidays, then you should book your stay for the third week of June, at one of the Hotels. Rhodes has lots hotels to pick from.