The South African Embassy in Portugal participated in the Art & Tur Tourism Film Festival which took place in the city of Porto on 24 and 25 October 2014. For the 2014 event, 166 films from 37 countries were submitted for judging.
The Embassy submitted thirteen (13) SA Tourism films (TV commercials) to competition. Huenu, Event Organizer in Cape Town film was shortlisted in the Promotional Films Category, included in the Art&Tur 2014 Official Selection and eventually won the Porto City award.
At the Festival, the Embassy also made a presentation on South Africa as a tourism destination of choice and on the Portuguese landmarks in the country; at the end of the presentation there was a cocktail where typical South African culinary delicacies were served.
Left to right: C Rodrigues, Tourism Section; R Stroebel, First Secretary; A Schneider, Honorary Consul