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Celebrating the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea - Welcome to our Ocean Literacy Festival !

Published on: Tue, 06/04/2021 - 14:36
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    On the occasion of the European Maritime Day, the EU4Ocean coalition is organising the first Ocean Literacy online festival as part of the Atlantic and North Sea basin event and is pleased to offer you the possibility to learn fascinating things about our maritime region in the spirit of sea festivals.

    Discover the Atlantic and the North Sea, meet passionate people, learn about the ocean and it threats, explore new solutions!

    Workshops, webinars, science shows and lessons, dance performances, virtual tours, Young Ocean Advocates stories, youth outreach events, a beach clean-up, documentary films, exhibitions and much more!

    Keynote address by Francesca Santoro, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, UNESCO

    HOW TO ATTEND

    The festival is free of charge.

    Most online activities will be held on 22th May, the International Day of Biological Diversity, from 9 a.m. till 8 p.m. CET.

    The following programme assembles the activities scheduled for the festival. Click on the activity to get more details and participate.

    Live events will be held at scheduled time (please see the timetable below), whereas other content will be made available all day long.

    Rendez-vous on this webpage on May 22nd to meet all our partners and access the videos, online resources and meetings.

    LIVE EVENTS

    Meet a Blue Expert: Catherine Chabaud, Member of the EU Parliament

    Educational activity/training/MOOC
    Young people
    18:30 CET on 20th May, replay available any time
    English
    Organised by Youth4Ocean Forum

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    Participatory Meeting: "Alimar - Marine Litter Action: Solutions within Reach of All"

    Science café/workshop/conference/seminar
    General public
    18:30 CET on 20th May
    Portuguese
    Organised by Centro Ciência Viva do Algarve (CCVAlg)

    Fisheries: Solutions and Innovations

    Learning activity/Training session/MOOC
    General public, fisheries stakeholders, young people, pupils, teachers, researchers
    Live session on 20th May 19:00 CET, replay available any time
    English
    Organised by The Marine Diaries

    The Trilogy of Ocean, Coast and Climate: The Urgency and Exigency of Literacy

    Learning activity/Training session/MOOC
    Young people, professional audiences
    9:00 CET on 21 May, 28 May, 4 June
    English
    Organised by International Ocean-Climate School

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    The Beauty

    The Beauty - A Plastic Journey. Interactive Session and Animation Screening

    Interactive Session and Animation Screening
    General public
    9:00 CET
    English
    Organised by Geonardo Environmental Technologies & Surfrider Europe

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    Plastisphere - Landscapes

    Learning activity and Virtual exhibition
    General public
    9:00 CET
    English
    Organised by University of Warsaw

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    Aquarium Live Virtual Tour

    Guided tour
    Young people, science educators
    9:15 CET
    English
    Organised by The Ocean Conservation Trust

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    CIOLP

    Celebrating Ocean Literacy in Ireland including Community Collaboration

    Virtual exhibition
    General public, teachers
    Several events starting at 9:00 CET
    English
    Organised by Irish Ocean Literacy Network

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    Ocean - Oseean

    Guided tour
    General public, Students
    10:00 CET
    English
    Organised by
    Jesús Lucero Ezquerro

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    Monthly Beach Clean Up @Praia de Santo António Ação Lixo Marinho!

    Conservation action (beach cleanup, citizen science...)
    General public, local associations
    11:00 CET
    Portuguese. Subtitles in English
    Organised by Centro Ciência Viva de Tavira

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    Viana é Mar(e) - Science Meeting

    Science meeting
    General public, professionals audiences
    12:00 CET, replay available any time
    Portuguese, subtitles in English
    Organised by Mare Vitae

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    Explore Your Ocean with the European Atlas of the Seas and Find the Treasure!

    Science café/workshop/conference/seminar
    General public
    14:00 CET
    English
    Organised by EMODnet Secretariat

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    Marine Explorers

    Marine Explorers

    Learning activity/Training session/MOOC
    General public
    14:00 CET
    English
    Organised by Calshot Activities Centre

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    Young Explorers of the Atlantic

    Science café-Conservation action-Game and quiz.
    Young people
    14:30 CET
    English. Subtitles in French, Spanish, Arabic & Portuguese
    Organised by All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance (All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassadors)

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    The 2021 Sailing Hirondelle Expedition

    Guided tour
    General public
    16:00 CET
    English, French
    Organised by Sailing Hirondelle

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    Viana é Mare - Dance Perfomance

    Dance performance
    General public
    16:00 CET
    Portuguese, English (subtitles)
    Organised by Mare Vitae

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    Viana é Mare - Blue Soul Dance Performance, Art and Literacy

    Dance performance
    General public
    17:00 CET
    Any language
    Organised by Mare Vitae

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    Ocean Literacy for Sail Trainers - Continuous Professional Development Event - Plankton

    Learning activity/Training session/MOOC
    Sail trainers
    18:30 CET
    English
    Organised by The Island Trust

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    Viana é Mar(e) - Ocean Quiz

    Quiz
    General public, professionals audiences
    19:00h CET
    Portuguese, Subtitles in English
    Organised by Mare Vitae

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    Clean Boating

    Clean Boating Creates Art from Microplastics!

    Crafts and DIY activity
    General public, children
    Live event on 1st June
    English, Spanish
    Organised by Clean Boating

    MEET YOUNG OCEAN ADVOCATES AND HEAR ABOUT THEIR PROJECTS

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    4P Shore & Seas

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    French, subtitles in English
    Organised by 4P Shore & Seas

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    A 100% 3D Printed Underwater Drone

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    French, subtitles in English
    Organised by A 100% 3D Printed Underwater Drone

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    Children for the Oceans

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    French, subtitles in English
    Organised by Children for the Oceans

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    In Search of Waves

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    French, subtitles in English
    Organised by En Quêtes de Vagues

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    The Marine Diaries

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    English
    Organised by The Marine Diaries

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    The Ocean Court

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    English
    Organised by The Ocean Court

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    The Oceanum Portugal Hub

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    English
    Organised by The Oceanum Portugal Hub

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    People Ocean Planet

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    English
    Organised by People Ocean Planet

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    Sailing Hirondelle

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    English
    Organised by Sailing Hirondelle

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    SandKeepers

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    English
    Organised by SandKeepers

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    TekPark

    Young Ocean Advocate Project
    General public
    English
    Organised by TekPark

    OCEAN LITERACY ACTIVITIES

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    Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS Dynamic Earth Full Show

    Science show
    General public
    English
    Organised by Atlas project

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    Build a Hydrothermal Spring - I Dive At Home

    Learning activity
    General public
    Portuguese, English
    Organised by OMA, ATLAS project

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    Certification of the First European Blue School

    News story
    General public
    English
    Organised by The Network of European Blue School

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    Coral Garden - I Dive at Home

    Learning activity
    General public
    English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
    Organised by OMA, Atlas project

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    Dance for the Ocean

    Dance performance
    General public
    Any
    Organised by Lycée Giraux Sannier

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    Megafauna

    Deep Science - Megafauna

    Science show
    General public
    English
    Organised by The Ocean Conservation Trust (National Marine Aquarium)

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    Nautical navigation

    Deep Science- Nautical Navigation

    Science show
    General public
    English
    Organised by The Ocean Conservation Trust (National Marine Aquarium)

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    Discover the High Seas

    Documentary
    General public
    English
    Organised by Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer

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    EuroFishion – World Fish Migration Day

    Song contest
    General public
    English
    Organised by EuroFishion

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    Goddesses of the Sea

    Comic strip
    General public
    English, French
    Organised by ValgOrize project

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    Good for the Sea, Good for You - A Recipe to Cook Grey Bream

    Crafts and DIY activity
    General public
    French
    Organised by Mr.Goodfish

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    Hands down! - I Dive at Home

    Learning activity
    General public
    English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
    Organised by OMA, Atlas project

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    How to Choose Sustainable Seafood Products with Mr.Goodfish

    Conservation action (beach cleanup, citizen science...)
    General public
    English, French
    Organised by Mr.Goodfsh

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    sumaris

    Learn with us how to Recognise Skates and Rays!

    Learning activity/Training session/MOOC
    General public, fishermen
    English, French, Flemish/Dutch
    Organised by SUMARiS project

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    Leslie | Wreckage of a Tropical Cyclone in the Atlantic

    Virtual exhibition
    General public
    Portuguese, English
    Organised by MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre

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    Marine Ecosystem Diaries

    Documentary
    General public, teachers, researchers
    English
    Organised by The Marine Diaries

    Plastic Art of the Sea

    Art exhibition and video performance
    General public
    Lithuanian. Subtitles in English
    Organised by Lithuanian Sea Museum

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    Spectacular! Colouring pages. A Blackmouth Catshark at the Mingulay Reef Complex, Scotland

    Learning activity
    General public
    English
    Organised by Atlas project

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    Spectacular! Colouring pages. A Deep-Sea Skate and Octopus on the Hebrides Terrace Seamount, Scotland

    Learning activity
    General public
    English
    Organised by Atlas project

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    Spectacular! Colouring pages. A Redfish at the LoVe Observatory, Norway

    Learning activity
    General public
    English
    Organised by Atlas project

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    SyngDoc: The Unknown World of Syngnathids

    Documentary
    General public
    Spanish, Subtitles in English
    Organised by Institute of Marine Research - Spanish National Research Council (IIM-CSIC)

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    SCIENZ @ SCHOOL / Elements of Innovation in Environmental Science Education: «the Hydrosphere»

    Virtual exhibition
    Young people, teachers
    Italian, English
    Organised by STEM Dida InnovaBioLab

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    The Dance - WoW

    Art-science performance
    General public
    English
    Organised by Ways of the Waves and Atlas project

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    kids save the ocean

    The FateChanger App

    Learning activity
    Young people
    English
    Organised by Kids Save the Ocean

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    The Origin of the Ocean and its Importance

    Learning activity/Training session/MOOC
    Students, teachers
    English, Spanish, Portuguese
    Organised by CoLab + Atlantic

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    The Portuguese Maritime Expansion: Exploring the History of the City of Lisbon with an App as an Educational Resource

    Guided tour
    Children, general public, teachers
    English, Portuguese
    Organised by Instituto de Educação da Universidade de Lisboa

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    The Voyage – Magellan Circumnavigation Expedition

    Guided tour
    General public, young people, teachers
    Portuguese
    Organised by Lagos Ciência Viva Science Centre

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    ValgOrize: Introducing Seaweed and Algae to Europe

    Documentary
    General public
    Flemish/Dutch. Sutitles in English
    Organised by ValgOrize project

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    Virtual Seashore Safari

    Learning activity/Training session/MOOC
    General public
    English
    Organised by Explore Your Shore! (a project of the National Biodiversity Data Centre)

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    Which Deep Sea Creature are you?

    Learning activity
    General public
    English
    Organised by Atlas project

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    The Walk of the Penguins

    Aquarium story during Covid19 lockdown
    General public
    Any
    Organised by Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer

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    A World in Common - WoW

    Art-science performance
    General public
    English
    Organised by Ways of the Waves and Atlas project