42nd Festival PAF Tachov 6th - 8th March 2020 Submission of competition works starts on 1st of January 2020
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.