WEDNESDAY 27 JUNE

10.00 AM

Vele Spiegate activity taking place on one of the beaches of the hamlet hosting the Festival. Live shooting by:

  • Federico Debetto, Google Maps Street View summit speaker 2018 and SEIF consultant for the production of 360° videos regarding the beach cleaning activity, for subsequent publication on SEIF's website;
  • Tele Elba for subsequent broadcast.

The artist Pablo Massa will also take part in the event, by reutilising a part of the collected refuse for the realisation of a work of art. The work will be showcased in a dedicated exhibition event called "Buriana" which will be held in Portoferraio, "Sala Telemaco Signorini", on the 5th of August. The event will be sponsored by Acqua dell'Elba.

Pablo, eternal provocateur and communicator, will try to attract public attention and raise awareness on the protection of the sea, the main theme of his works.

11.30 AM

Press conference to disclose the results of the analyses performed by Goletta Verde's technicians on the quality of the sea water in Tuscany. Presiding the event will be: Davide Sabbadin, official spokesman for Goletta Verde; Fausto Ferruzza, president of Legambiente Toscana; Umberto Mazzantini, director of the sea department at Legambiente Toscana.

03.00 - 05.00 PM

  • Guided tour of Goletta Verde, anchored for the occasion in the port of Marciana Marina;
  • Artistic project "Art and Science". Continuation of the "live" construction of a papier-mache' Mediterranean whale on the beach of Marciana Marina, by Nadia Repetto and Maurizio Wurtz (lasting throughout the duration of the whole event).
  • "Extreme Mammals" Laboratory. Puzzle-workshop for kids on the evolution of articulations in various species, with particular regard to cetaceans and large marine mammals. By Francesco Perucco and Giacomo Luperini - Legambiente.

06.00 - 08.00: PM
Apero/seɪf/ - The marine roots of Europa: the preservation of the sea's beauty; the appreciation of its culture. The European identity is profoundly marked by the history and culture of the sea. The future of Europe is tightly connected to the protection of the sea and its beauty, as well as the appreciation and promotion of its culture.

Introduction

  • Greeting remarks by the organisers, partners and institutions.
  • The state of the seas 2018. Speaker: Vanessa Pallucchi, National Vicepresident of Legambiente.

Loving the sea: to protect and promote the sea by exalting its history and beauty.

  • IThe Mediterranean Sea from a historical and cultural perspective. The case of "La Rotta Dei Fenici" (the Route of the Phoenicians), international cultural itinerary of the European Council on the issue of Mediterranean Intercultural Dialogue, from 2016 also an intinerary of interest for the World TourismOrganisation. Speaker: Antonio Barone, director of "La Rotta dei Fenici".

Plastic, today's main challenge

  • Tartalove Legambiente, project for the raising of awareness on the issue of water pollution and plastic, focused on the protection of sea turtes Speaker: Davide Sabbadin, official spokesman of Goletta VerdeArcipelago Pulito, project for the collection of plastic at sea, aimed at fishermen. A project started by UniCoop Firenze with the participation of Regione Toscana and Legambiente. Speaker: Giorgio Manfredi, Arcipelago Pulito project, spokesman of CFT company.

Conclusive Remarks

  • Gianni Anselmi - Councillor of Tuscany, President of the Second Commission and member of the institutional Commission for the socio-economic development of the Tuscan Coast;

Following debate

  • Moderated by Maurizio di Maggio, Radio Monte Carlo

09.00 - 11.00 PM
Live/seɪf/ - cine/seɪf/ - The best of Aqua Film Festival 2018. The best short films and the winners of the short film prize at Aqua Film Festival 2018, first and only cinematographical festival centred around the theme of Water. Presented by Eleonora Vallone.

THURSDAY 28 JUNE

10.00 - 12.00 PM

Vele Spiegate activity taking place on one of the beaches of the hamlet hosting the Festival.

03.00 - 05.00 PM

  • Artistic project "Art and Science". Continuation of the "live" construction of a papier-mache' Mediterranean whale on the beach of Marciana Marina, by Nadia Repetto and Maurizio Wurtz (lasting throughout the duration of the whole event).
  • Below the Sea… Workshop and animations for kids in which refuse will be reshaped into "poetic capsules" reproducing miniature scenes of sea depths. An occasion to get to know what's at the bottom of the sea. The workshop will involve an entertaining fishing game aimed at making kids think about what people are allowed to fish, and what they are not . By Teresa Rossi and Alessia Zeami - Legambiente.

06.00 - 08.00 PM
Apero/seɪf/ - #beseif: The beauty of the sea (re)starts from ourselves. Preservation and appreciation of the beauty of the sea are tightly connected to ethical and virtuous attitudes, both individual and collective, shared by all people and organisations interacting on a daily basis with the sea: from blue economy multinationals to small and medium enterprises operating in the field of sustainability, to the "Small/Large" acts we can each do every day. Which actions whould be taken at a collective level to protect and promote the sea? Which individual attitudes?

Discussion will focus around:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility for the sea - Speaker: Costanza Munari - Manager EY Sostenibilità
  • Tomorrow's navigation. The Navigo case: projects for sustainable. Speaker: Pietro Angelini, director of Navigo
  • Sustainability in Navigation. The Vismara Marine case.
  • Sustainable Mobility. The Taurus case. Speaker: Fabio de Felice, Owner Taurus
  • Territory, appreciation, protection and promotion. Google Maps' digital revolution. Speaker: Federico Debetto, Google Maps Street View summit speaker 2018
  • Responsible consumerism and individual behaviours for the protection of the sea and the environment. Speaker: Tessa Gelisio, Mediaset.

9.00 - 11.00 PM
Live/seɪf/ - Docu/seɪf/ - la bellezza del mare: racconto e tutela. The best stories about the beauty of sea, the most captivating documentaries, the most peculiar narrations; the individual and collective efforts to preserve it and promote it.

This part of the evening will focus on themed stock images commentated by Tessa Gelisio, Pianeta mare, Mediaset

FRIDAY 29 JUNE

10.00 - 12.00 AM

Vele Spiegate activity taking place on one of the beaches of the hamlet hosting the Festival.

03.00 - 05.00 PM

  • Artistic project "Art and Science". Conclusion of the "live" construction of a papier-mache' Mediterranean whale on the beach of Marciana Marina, by Nadia Repetto and Maurizio Wurtz (lasting throughout the duration of the whole event).
  • Plastic Roast. Recipes based on plastic. A workshop aimed at making kids think about the fact that soon, in our seas, we will find more plastic refuse than fish. An overview of seafood cuisine, reconstructed with refuse found at sea. By Francesco Perucco e Giacomo Luperini - Legambiente.

06.00 - 07.30 PM

Apero/seIf/ - BEAUTY WILL SAVE THE WORLD...AND THE SEA: ART, LITERATURE, MUSIC AND MUSEUMS AT THE SERVICE OF A CULTURE OF THE SEA.

Discussion will focus around:

  • Sea and Music- Speaker Maurizio di Maggio, Radio Monte Carlo,
  • From sea to art. From art to sea. Perceptions, suggestions, emotions, evocations and synaesthesias of the sea within painting. Speaker: Ignazio Gadaleta, artist, professor of Painting and Chromatology at the Brera Academy of Arts in Milan.
  • Art and Science: culture as an informational activity. Speakers: Nadia Repetto, Managing Director of "Arte e Scienza" and Maurizio Wurtz, artist and Professor of Cetacean Monitoring Techniques at the Department for the Study of Territory and its Resources (DIPTERIS) of the University of Genova.
  • Sea and Literature- Speaker Mauro Ferraresi, sociologist, novelist and Associate Professor of the IULM University
  • Sea and Culture. Speaker Giulia d'Angelo - Founder of the International Library Il Mare di Roma.
  • Sea and cultural appreciation: Speaker Maria Paola Profumo, president of the AMMM- Maritime Museums of the Mediterranean, previously president of the Mu.MA - Museum of the Sea and Migrations of Genova.

07.30 - 08.00 PM

Final thoughts on the festival and conclusive remarks. Speakers:

  • Simona Bonafé, Euro-MP, member of the Environment Commission and substitute member of the Sea Industry Commission of the European Parliament
  • Vittorio Bugli, Councillor to the President of Regione Toscana
  • Giampiero Sammuri - President of Parco Nazionale Arcipelago Toscano and President of Federparchi - Europarc Italia.

09.00 - 11.00 PM

Live/seɪf/ - Art'music/seɪf/ - Sea, society, srts, music, culture and literature. An evening of live readings from famous literary works themed around the sea and its beauty, with musical accompaniment by Jacopo Taddei, up and coming multiple prize-winning Italian saxophonist.

Presented by Mauro Ferraresi, sociologist, novelist and Associate Professor of the IULM University of Milan.