South Africa won Best International Tourism Film Award plus three other Awards at the Art &Tur International Tourism Film Festival in Torres Vedras, on 25 October 2019. SA Tourism film 'Bheki the Mbhaco Maker' beat 331 films from 52 countries to take the Grand Prix Award, as well as Best Country Film and Best African Film. The Embassy received the Awards on behalf of SAT, also having facilitated its entry! SA Films ‘Sides of a Horn’ directed by Toby Wosskow and ‘Overberg Meander’ by Sledgehammer Studio won first and second prizes, respectively, in their categories. Ambasssador Gaoretelelwe on 25 Oct took part in the a Art & Tur discussion panel on "Tourism Marketing & Destination Branding" with a focus on Destination SA.