friday 28 JUNE

10.00- 12.00 AM

  • Presentation of SEIF 2019 and distribution of the illustrated educational booklet for kids "L'alfabeto del mare" (The Alphabet of the Sea") by Giada Tonfanari, sponsored by Acqua dell'Elba with the participation of Legambiente and Tuscan Archipelago National Park.

03.00 - 05.00 PM

  • Recreational activities for kids and teenagers organised by Legambiente Arcipelago Toscano.
  • Presence of figurative works of art and installations by the artists of the Arts Academy of Brera throughout the streets of the hamlet.

06.00 - 08.00: PM


workshop/seɪf/ - Plastic Free Islands: from Plastic Islands to Islands Without Plastic.

Presentation of the draft agreement for an "Elba Island Without Plastic" and of some case studies of best practices introduced by Italian islands fighting against plastic pollution. Curated by Legambiente. Speakers:

  • Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for the Environment, Marine and Fishing Affairs (video message)
  • Salvatore Micillo, Undersecretary of the Italian Republic's Ministry of the Environment for Protection of the Territory and the Sea
  • Stefano Ciafani, President of Legambiente
  • Gabriella Allori, Mayor of Marciana Marina
  • Mayors of other Italian island communities
  • Giampiero Sammuri, President of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park
  • Gabriella Solari, President of ESA Elba
  • Walter Bresciani Gatti, General Manager of ERSU Spa
  • Salvatore Barone, President of the Castalia Consortium

Moderation: Tonia Cartolano, journalist from Sky

During the course of the evening, a presentation of the "A Vele Spiegate" campaign will take place, as well as the "Pelagos Prize" awards ceremony.

09.00 - 11.00 PM
Live/seɪf/ - cine/seɪf/ - A Sea to Be Loved. Cinematographic evening curated by the IULM University. Passion and the sea in cinema. All of the masterpieces which made us love the sea. Opening video message by the Dean, Professor Gian Battista Canova. Presented by Professor Mauro Ferraresi, Deputy Dean of the IULM University.

saturday 29 JUNE

10.00 - 12.00 PM

  • Beach clean-up activity coordinated by Vele Spiegate, taking place on one of the beaches of the festival area.



03.00 - 05.00 PM

  • Recreational activities for kids and teenagers organised by Legambiente Arcipelago Toscano.
  • Presence of figurative works of art and installations by the artists of the Arts Academy of Brera throughout the streets of the hamlet.

06.00 - 08.00 PM
workshop/seɪf/ - #beseif:

beseif - Parks and Protected Marine Environments: a Framework for a Shared Conservation Strategy-building Process. The case of the International Porpoise Sanctuary. An evening coordinated by the Tuscan Archipelago National Park and Legambiente. Speakers:

  • Aurelio Caligiore, Chief of the Italian Coast Guard's Environmental Department (tbc)
  • Salvatore Sanna, Vice President of Federparchi
  • Representative of the Environment Ministry (tbc)
  • Antonio Nicoletti, National Overseer of Parks and Biodiversity for Legambiente
  • Patrizio Scarpellini, Director of the Protected Marine Environment of Cinque Terre
  • Silvio Nuti, Coordinator of the CE.TU.S. Porpoise Research Centre
  • Sergio Ventrella, Director of the Observatory of Biodiversity for the Toscana Region
  • Simone Innocenti, President of the Elba Diving Consortium
  • Maurizio Burlando, Director of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park

Moderation: Antonio Canciullo, journalist from La Repubblica (TBC)

9.00 - 11.00 PM
Live/seɪf/ - Docu/seɪf/ - The Beauty of the Sea: storytelling and safeguarding.

The most fascinating stories, the most captivating documentaries, curated by National Geographic. Presented by the National Geographic Explorer Giovanni Chimenti

sunday 30 JUNE

10.00 - 12.00 AM

  • Take a morning walk on the trail of Essence Street guided by Legambiente Arcipelago

03.00 - 05.00 PM

  • Recreational activities for kids and teenagers organised by Legambiente Arcipelago Toscano.
  • Presence of figurative works of art and installations by the artists of the Arts Academy of Brera throughout the streets of the hamlet.

06.00 -08.00 PM

Workshop/seIf/ - Beauty Will Save the World...and the Sea: Art, Literature and Music at the Service of a Culture of the Sea.

Speakers:

  • Opening Video Message from the Dean of IULM University, Professor Gian Battista Canova.
  • Professor Mauro Ferraresi, IULM University Deputy Dean, will read some passages presenting the book "Racconto Marino" ("A Marine Novel").
  • Professor Maria Cristina Galli, Vice-Director of the Arts Academy of Brera.

09.00 - 11.00 PM

Live/seɪf/ - Music/seɪf/ - Nick The Nightfly 5tet in concert for SEIF.