Rovaniemi is situated at about 6mi/10km south of the Arctic Circle and is the capital city of Lapland. Surrounded by impressive and unspoiled nature, it is widely known as the official home town of Santa Claus, as well as for the Northern Lights phenomenon and its amazing winter activities, it attracts many visitors and action sports enthusiasts, all year round.
International surf film festival in Bali
Ombak Bali International Surf Film Festival, presents the first showcase of international independent documentaries and films around the surfing culture, celebrating its 7th edition in La Plancha, Bali right on Seminyak beach. The big screen will be placed on the sand and visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy for three starry nights, lots of fascinating surfing action from several spots around the world, epic adventures and personal crusades.
Kicking off this year’s event on Friday 18, 2014, two visual gems will draw the attention of the visitors. The first one, “The Salt Trail”, is a surf journey through Indonesia, from the award winning director Mark Waters, who is flying from UK along with some of the cast to present his film. The second highlight of the night is “The Old, the Young and the Sea” film, an amazing road trip along the Atlantic Coast of France, Spain and Portugal showing the European post-modern coastal culture.
Other films and documentaries include “The legend of Eddie Aikau” from director Sam George, “Missing” from the world renowned film-maker Taylor Steele, “Out in the Line up” from directors Ian Thomson & Thomas Castets, “Tierra de Patagones” from directors Joaquin & Julian Azulay and many more. For a more detailed program and presentation of the films and documentaries participating, click here.
There is no entrance fee and after the end of the screenings, live dj sets and local bands get on stage until late. So if you are into the surfing culture and love Bali, that’s the best event to attend this summer. See you on the beach!