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Ecological and cultural event “Blue Season” to be held in Tunisia from June 15 to September 30, 2018

The ecological and cultural event “Blue Season” will be organised along the Tunisian coast from June 15 to September 30, 2018, TAP reports

Among the activities organised as part of this event an underwater museum, a festival of photos and underwater paintings in addition to a musical show hosted by the internationally renowned Tunisian musician Jasser Haj Youssef.

On the sidelines of a meeting with the French ambassador to Tunisia, Olivier Poivre d’Arvor, in Monastir on Friday, Director of the “Our big blue” association, Manel Ben Ismail told TAP that the meeting with the ambassador focused on the project “Blue Season” which will be organised as part of a French-Tunisian partnership.

The association “Our great blue” has in this context proposed the establishment of a submarine museum including works of visual artists who will be exposed in several sites of the Tunisian coast, “said the director, stating that the works will be installed after the demonstration in Monastir.

During this meeting, the French ambassador to Tunisia indicated that the “Blue Season” project aims to “bring together 2/3 of the Tunisian population living along the Tunisian coast in addition to the 8 million tourists who are expected for the year 2018 “.

This project also aims to enhance the blue economy and maritime heritage of the Tunisian coast, said the ambassador, saying that this cultural and ecological event will involve several associations active in the ecological field and create about 650 thousand job positions.

The event “Blue Season” will be crowned by the organisation of a Mediterranean Sea Forum in Bizerte at the end of September 2018, the source said

TunisianMonitorOnline (Source: TAP)

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