Tunisia: A blue season from June 15 to October 15, 2018


Born in Tunisia of an initiative of the civil society and shared by enthusiasts and specialists of the maritime subject, the Blue Season is today supported by the public authorities, the diplomatic missions and a large number of partners on both sides of the Mediterranean: associations, companies, festivals, sports clubs or federations, researchers, creators …

Promoted by the Alliance Française in Tunisia, La Saison Bleue is a large-scale event that, from June 15 to October 15, 2018, will offer a real agenda and cultural, scientific, economic and tourist circuit and will address directly several hundreds of thousands of participants.

The goal of La Saison Bleue is simple. Gather for four months, under the same label, many initiatives or events highlighting the exceptional maritime potential of Tunisia and the blue economy while drawing attention to the vulnerability of the coastline and the sea. are nearly 200 events of all kinds that will make this Blue Season live, all along the 1300 kilometers of coastline, from Tabarka to Zarzis, through ports, marinas, maritime cities, festivals, and beaches . Islands of blue Tunisia.

To embody the link maintained in history as today between the two shores of the Mediterranean, The Blue Season is associated with the challenge launched by two exceptional navigators, Yvan and Mathis Bourgnon: beat this summer the record of the Crossing the Mediterranean, on a catamaran, connecting Marseille to Carthage.

The Blue Season will culminate from October 4 – 6 with the first edition of the “Forum de la Mer, Bizerte 2018”, Euro-Mediterranean meetings of the environment and the blue economy. The sea in all its components and to become a major recurring international meeting, this forum will bring together, during three days of exchanges and meetings with the general public, a set of experts and high-level stakeholders. Level, high political figures and emblematic figures in the field of the environment.

For further information : http://lasaisonbleue.tn