43rd Festival PAF Tachov - March 19th - 20th 2021
The vernissage of the photography exhibition ‘The World of Silence’ or echoes of the festival PAF Tachov 2017 already became a tradition. Neratovice, Formal House, Friday June 2nd 2017. Already 7th year of this interesting exhibition showcasing photographs of life under both sweet- and salt-water. The vernissage has been kicked off with a performance of a music band ‘Voras Band’ and then Mr. Jan Liska welcomed warmly all guests and introduced the evening programme. The guests have proceeded to look through the photographs and also had a chance to cast a vote in a competition running during the evening - the best picture overall and also for two best pictures from the presented Czech authors. Overall, the exhibition presented 146 photographs from various authors all-around the world. The evening competition winners were: Mr. Michal Cerny (CZ) taking the first place, Mr Fabio Strazzi (Italy) taking second place and Mr Michal Stros taking the third. The vernissage evening has also been accompanied by a very pleasant banquet. A projection that has started at 8 pm was showing videos made by Mr. Milan Czapay, titled ‘Water – the spring of life’ and by Mr. Vlasta Urban, titled ’10.000 Miles from Hrimezdice’. The evening continued with a debate with a diver, traveller and designer – Mr. Pavel Gross. The debate lasted until 10 pm and left the guests with a good feeling of well spent evening. Overall, the evening hosted 124 guests which had common interests in photography and all things related to the fascinating world under the water.