The municipality of Vila Real is preparing to launch the seventh edition of the International Image of Nature Festival (FIIN 2023), which starts with the opening of the International Short Film, Photography and Drawing Competition and the Youth Image of Nature Competition. Despite the global emergencies and the social climate of uncertainty, Vila Real continues to make its contribution to the conservation and preservation of nature and biodiversity.
The Festival is aimed at raising society’s awareness of nature conservation and the preservation of biological heritage. This edition, like the previous ones, offers several events and initiatives, such as competitions, workshops and exhibitions, as well as a strong component of environmental education.
In this way, the 2023 edition of the FIIN is about to begin with the opening of the Photography, Short Films and Drawing Contests and the Youth Nature Image Contest which for the first time will be open to the whole country. The application phase runs from the 2nd of May to the 14th of July. Since the Festival is scheduled for the week of November 6th to 12th, in Vila Real.
After the competition phase, the FIIN will mark the agenda of lovers of the visual arts with various initiatives: exhibitions, short film festival, among others. It will bring back the International Meeting of Nature Photography and Cinematography, which is now in its seventh edition and, in addition to FIIN go to the Schools and The Schools go to FIIN, we will have the first edition of FIIN-Ansião, dedicated to the most experienced and whose objective is to share current records of the natural heritage and the landscape, fauna and flora memories of more mature generations, thus allowing to further extend the reach of the conservationist message for the sustainability of the Planet and increase the collection of memories of our natural heritage.

For all this and much more, it is worth coming to FIIN 2023, in Vila Real – the destination of Biodiversity!

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